2015 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802b - Decedents’ Estates
Section 45a-342 - (Formerly Sec. 45-203). Penalty for not filing inventory.

CT Gen Stat § 45a-342 (2015) What's This?

If any fiduciary fails to file in the court of probate having jurisdiction of the estate of a deceased person an inventory and appraisal as required, within the time limited, the court may cite such fiduciary to appear at a time and place therein stated and show cause why he should not be removed. Unless sufficient cause is shown and an inventory and appraisal is forthwith filed, the court shall remove such fiduciary and appoint a successor to complete the administration of such estate.

(1949 Rev., S. 6988; P.A. 80-476, S. 257.)

History: P.A. 80-476 rephrased provisions; Sec. 45-203 transferred to Sec. 45a-342 in 1991.

Annotations to former section 45-203:

Remedy given by section not exclusive. 60 C. 482. What constitutes excuse by court. 76 C. 555. Provision for penalty may be repealed to affect pending actions. 78 C. 423. Cited. 138 C. 376; 202 C. 57.

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