TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-12
Payment of Decedents' Debts and Charges

SECTION 33-12-2


§ 33-12-2 Order of application of property.

The personal estate shall be first chargeable for expenses, charges, and debts, and the real estate shall be chargeable only so far as the personal estate is insufficient for that purpose, except as otherwise provided by law or will.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 967; G.L. 1909, ch. 318, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 369, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 579, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 33-12-2.)