2020 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 19. Assets of Estates; Inventory and Appraisal
§ 1906 Failure to file inventory; civil and criminal penalties.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 1906. (2020)
§ 1906. Failure to file inventory; civil and criminal penalties.

(a) Any executor or administrator who fails to file the inventory, list and statement with the Register of Wills within 3 months after the granting of letters testamentary or of administration shall be subject, personally and individually, to a penalty of $1 per day for each day delinquent. This penalty shall not apply until 1 month after notice by the Register of Wills of such delinquency.

(b) Any executor or administrator who fails to file the inventory, list and statement as required by § 1905 of this title, after being ordered to do so by the Court of Chancery, shall be subject to penalty for contempt of Court.

Code 1852, § 1812;  25 Del. Laws, c. 225, § 3;  27 Del. Laws, c. 269, § 1;  Code 1915, §§ 148, 3366;  37 Del. Laws, c. 8, § 1;  40 Del. Laws, c. 10, § 1;  Code 1935, §§ 139, 3831;  41 Del. Laws, c. 8, § 9;  41 Del. Laws, c. 191, § 3;  42 Del. Laws, c. 59, § 1;  12 Del. C. 1953, § 1906;  59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1;  64 Del. Laws, c. 252, § 4; 
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