Probate Practice and Procedure

Custody and Probate of Wills

SECTION 33-7-16

§ 33-7-16. Decree confirming compromise.

The compromise, if found by the court under the circumstances to be just and reasonable in relation to the parties in being, and in its effect upon any future contingent interests that might arise under the will, and to any gifts to charities made in the will, shall be confirmed by decree of the court and shall be valid and binding upon the contingent interests and gifts as well as upon the interests of all persons in being who are parties to the compromise.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 836; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 22; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 22; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 20; G.L. 1956, § 33-7-16.)