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2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 29. Probate
ARTICLE 1. PROBATE CODE
CHAPTER 10. Personal Representatives
29-1-10-18. Wrongful death; nonresident; appointment of administrator
Universal Citation: IN Code § 29-1-10-18 (2018)
IC 29-1-10-18 Wrongful death; nonresident; appointment of administrator
Sec. 18. Any court having probate jurisdiction in the state of Indiana may appoint an administrator for the estate of a nonresident for the sole purpose of bringing an action to recover damages for the wrongful death of such nonresident. The appointment may be made in the county in which the death occurred; or in the county in which the injury causing the death was received; or in the county in which any party defendant to the suit resides. The appointment shall in no way depend upon whether or not the decedent left assets.
Formerly: Acts 1953, c.112, s.1018.
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