Probate Practice and Procedure

Custody and Probate of Wills

SECTION 33-7-12

§ 33-7-12. Compromise of controversies pending probate.

The superior court may authorize the persons named as executors in an instrument purporting to be the last will of a deceased person, or the administrator with the will annexed, at any time before a final decree approving the instrument as the last will of the deceased person is entered, to adjust by compromise all controversies that may exist or arise concerning the will.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 832; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 18; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 18; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 33-7-12.)