TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-13
Legacies, Devises, and Inheritance

SECTION 33-13-16


§ 33-13-16 Liability of estate of heir, next of kin, devisee, or legatee for creditor's claim.

If an heir, next of kin, devisee, or legatee dies, without having paid his or her just proportion of the claim, his or her estate shall be liable therefor, as for his or her own debt, to the extent to which he or she would have been liable if living.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 986; G.L. 1909, ch. 318, § 21; G.L. 1923, ch. 369, § 21; G.L. 1938, ch. 579, § 21; G.L. 1956, § 33-13-16.)