Probate Practice and Procedure

Decedents' and Incompetents' Estates Generally

SECTION 33-18-22

§ 33-18-22. Release by good faith delivery of property under court order.

Whenever any person acting as executor, administrator, custodian, or guardian shall make payments or deliver property or estate pursuant to the order of a probate court having jurisdiction, after the expiration of the time within which an appeal lies from the order and while an appeal is not pending from the order, the person making the payment or delivery in good faith shall not be liable or in any way responsible for the money so paid or the property so delivered, although the order under or by virtue of which the payment or delivery shall be made shall afterwards be reversed, vacated, or set aside. This provision shall not prevent a recovery of the money or property, by the person entitled thereto, from any person receiving it or in possession of the money or property.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 852; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 38; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 38; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 36; G.L. 1956, § 33-18-22.)