TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-8
Appointment and Qualification of Executors and Administrators

SECTION 33-8-3


§ 33-8-3 Neglect to present will for probate.

If a person named as executor in a will and having possession thereof neglects or refuses to present the will for probate within thirty (30) days after the decease of the testator, or within thirty (30) days after he or she has knowledge that he or she is so named, that neglect or refusal shall be deemed a declination of the office by the executor.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 818; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 33-8-3.)