2021 Code of Alabama
Title 6 - Civil Practice.
Chapter 5 - Actions.
Article 26 - Abatement, Survival and Revival of Actions.
Section 6-5-465 - Survival - Substitution of Personal Representative Where No Action Filed.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 6-5-465 (2021)

Section 6-5-465

Survival - Substitution of personal representative where no action filed.

If a claim upon which no action has been filed survives on the death of a defendant, substitution of his personal representative may be effected under the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure; but final judgment must not be entered against a personal representative if he objects until after the expiration of six months from the grant of letters testamentary or of administration.

(Code 1852, §2148; Code 1867, §2544; Code 1876, §2910; Code 1886, §2606; Code 1896, §41; Code 1907, §2500; Acts 1915, No. 533, p. 605; Code 1923, §5716; Acts 1931, No. 717, p. 837; Code 1940, T. 7, §154.)

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