2020 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 19. Assets of Estates; Inventory and Appraisal
§ 1908 Affidavit of diligent inquiry.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 1908. (2020)
§ 1908. Affidavit of diligent inquiry.

An affidavit, signed by the executor or administrator and declaring upon oath or affirmation that the executor or administrator has diligently inquired and can obtain no knowledge of any goods or chattels of the decedent, shall be a sufficient excuse for not delivering an inventory; and a like affidavit that the executor or administrator has diligently inquired and can obtain no knowledge of any debts or credits due or belonging to the decedent shall be a sufficient excuse for not delivering a list. Such affidavit shall be certified by the Register of Wills and filed with the bond.

Code 1852, § 1812;  Code 1915, § 3366;  Code 1935, § 3831;  41 Del. Laws, c. 191, § 3;  12 Del. C. 1953, § 1908;  59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1;  70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 
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