Probate Practice and Procedure

Decedents' and Incompetents' Estates Generally

SECTION 33-18-7

§ 33-18-7. Continuation of actions by or against successor fiduciary.

Whenever an executor, administrator, or guardian, by or against whom any action concerning the estate of the testator, intestate or ward is prosecuted shall die, resign, or be removed, the action shall not thereby be abated, but the successor, if any, may come into court to prosecute or defend, or may be summoned in, in such manner as the court may direct.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 831; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 17; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 17; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 15; G.L. 1956, § 33-18-7.)