2020 Code of Alabama
Title 43 - Wills and Decedents' Estates.
Chapter 2 - Administration of Estates.
Article 7 - County or General Administrators.
Section 43-2-171 - Time Delay for Committing Administration of Estate.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 43-2-171 (2020)

Section 43-2-171

Time delay for committing administration of estate.

The administration of an estate must not be committed to the general administrator or to the sheriff, except as special administrator, until the death of the decedent has been known 40 days, nor until one month after the death, resignation or removal of an executor or administrator previously appointed.

(Code 1852, §1682; Code 1867, §2002; Code 1876, §2364; Code 1886, §2030; Code 1896, §73; Code 1907, §2539; Code 1923, §5761; Code 1940, T. 61, §138.)

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