Probate Practice and Procedure

Custody and Probate of Wills

SECTION 33-7-15

§ 33-7-15. Representation of contingent interests and charitable gifts.

If it shall appear to the court that any future contingent interests which would arise under the will, if admitted to probate, would be affected by the compromise, the court shall appoint some suitable person or persons to represent those interests in the proceedings. The court shall have like powers as to any gifts made in the will for charitable purposes if there is no trustee who can act.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 835; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 21; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 21; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 19; G.L. 1956, § 33-7-15.)