2019 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 21. Debts of and Claims Against Estate
§ 2106 Petition to Court of Chancery to determine order of preference.
Whenever an executor or administrator is unable to determine between 2 or more creditors the order of preference to be given to their respective demands, the executor or administrator may, upon petition to the Court of Chancery, have the parties in interest summoned to appear in the Court, and upon hearing duly had the Court shall determine the order of preference to be given to the respective demands of the creditors who may have been made parties to the proceeding. Upon compliance with such determination the petitioner and the petitioner’s sureties shall be discharged from all further liability in respect to the preference made by the Court.
Code 1915, § 3410A; 28 Del. Laws, c. 226, § 1; Code 1935, § 3837; 41 Del. Laws, c. 191, § 4; 12 Del. C. 1953, § 2106; 57 Del. Laws, c. 402, § 3; 59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1; 70 Del Laws, c. 186, § 1.