2018 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
CHAPTER 31. SUITS AGAINST EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS
Subchapter I Suit for Legacy or Distributive Share
§ 3103. Appointment of auditors; duties.
If the defense to an action for a legacy is insufficient assets to pay all the debts and legacies, the court shall appoint auditors to examine the accounts of the executor or administrator with the will annexed. The auditors, after full hearing of the parties upon notice to them respectively of the times and places of such hearing, shall report the condition of the accounts, what assets will remain after payment of the debts and what proportion of such residue is properly applicable to the plaintiff's legacy, having regard to all such settlements of the accounts as may have been made before any court or officer having authority to settle the same.
Code 1852, § 2595; Code 1915, § 4523; Code 1935, § 4977; 12 Del. C. 1953, § 3103.