TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-7
Custody and Probate of Wills

SECTION 33-7-17


§ 33-7-17 Certification of decree and compromise.

If the probate of the will in a case is pending on appeal in the superior court, the court may prove and allow the will, and the clerk of court shall certify and transmit for record copies of the decree admitting the will to probate, and copies of the compromise and the decree of the court approving the compromise, to the clerk of the court appealed from; and if the probate of the will is pending in the probate court, the clerk of the superior court shall certify and transmit for record to the clerk of the probate court copies of the compromise and the decree approving the compromise; and thereupon the probate court may admit the will to probate. The estate of the deceased person shall be administered and disposed of according to the provisions of the will as modified by the compromise.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 837; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 23; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 23; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 21; G.L. 1956, § 33-7-17.)