Probate Practice and Procedure

Decedents' and Incompetents' Estates Generally

SECTION 33-18-1

§ 33-18-1. Publication of qualification of fiduciary – Statement filed by clerk.

Upon the qualification of every executor, administrator, conservator, or guardian, the probate clerk shall give notice of the qualification by publication in any newspaper and as often as the court may direct, and in the newspaper shall notify creditors to file their claims in the office of the probate clerk within the time required by law. The clerk shall file in the court a written statement setting out a copy of the notice, the dates, and place of its publication, and generally his or her compliance with the order of the court. A certified copy of the statement shall be admitted as evidence of the time, place, and manner in which notice was given.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 845; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 31; P.L. 1921, ch. 2075, § 1; P.L. 1922, ch. 2196, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 31; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 29; P.L. 1941, ch. 1003, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 33-18-1.)