TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-11
Claims Against Decedents' Estates

SECTION 33-11-50


§ 33-11-50 Limitation of actions by creditors of decedent.

No personal representative shall be held to answer to the suit of a creditor of the decedent, except to a suit on the fiduciary's bond, or as is otherwise provided, unless the suit is commenced within two (2) years from the date of the first publication and before any order of distribution has been made on the estate of the decedent.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 973; G.L. 1909, ch. 318, § 8; G.L. 1923, ch. 369, § 8; G.L. 1938, ch. 579, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 33-11-50; P.L. 2008, ch. 307, § 2.)