Probate Practice and Procedure

Accounts of Executors and Administrators

SECTION 33-14-7

§ 33-14-7. Expense of prosecuting or defending appeal on admission to probate.

In case of an appeal from the order or decree of a probate court admitting or refusing to admit to probate the will of any deceased person, the court shall allow to the executor or administrator, as the case may be, his or her just and reasonable expenses, including counsel and attorney fees, in supporting or defending against the will, on appeal; and the expense shall be allowed in the account of the executor or administrator with the estate as part of the expenses of the settlement of the estate.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 865; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 51; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 51; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 49; G.L. 1956, § 33-14-7.)