2017 Arkansas Code
Title 28 - Wills, Estates, and Fiduciary Relationships
Subtitle 4 - Administration of Decedents' Estates
Chapter 50 - Claims Against Estates
§ 28-50-102. Commencement or revival of actions
- (a) The provisions of § 28-50-101 shall not preclude the commencement or continuance of separate actions against the personal representative as such for the debts and other liabilities of the decedent, if commenced or revived within the periods stated in § 28-50-101.
- (b) Any action pending against any person at the time of his or her death, which survives against the personal representative, shall be considered a claim duly filed against the estate from the time the action is revived, and any action commenced against a personal representative as such after the death of the decedent shall be considered a claim duly filed against the estate from the time such an action is commenced, if, within the time required by § 28-50-101 for filing claims against the estate, the plaintiff in the action files with the circuit court in which the estate is being administered a copy of the petition for revivor or of the complaint or a statement signed by the plaintiff or his or her attorney setting forth a description of the nature of the action, the claim, or demand involved, the parties to the action, and the court in which the action is pending.
- (c) Nothing in this section shall impair the individual liability of the personal representative for his or her own acts and contracts in the administration of the estate.
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