Probate Practice and Procedure

Custody and Probate of Wills

SECTION 33-7-18

§ 33-7-18. Request to record foreign probated will.

Whenever the executor or any other person interested in any will, which has been finally proved and allowed in a probate court in any territory, district, or state of the United States, or in a probate court in any foreign country, shall produce a copy of the will and of the will's probate, duly authenticated according to an act of congress, to any probate court in any town or city in this state where the testator had property, real or personal, upon which the will may operate, and shall in writing request that the will may be filed and recorded in the office of the probate clerk in that town or city, the court shall assign a time and place for a hearing.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 790; G.L. 1909, ch. 310, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 361, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 572, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 33-7-18.)