2020 Indiana Code
Title 29. Probate
Article 1. Probate Code
Chapter 14. Claims Against the Estate
29-1-14-11. Inquiry Into Correctness; Liability on Bond

Universal Citation: IN Code § 29-1-14-11 (2020)

Sec. 11. Before allowing or paying claims against the estate he represents, it shall be the duty of every personal representative to inquire into the correctness of all claims against the estate and make all available defenses thereto, and if he fails so to do, he shall be liable on his bond, at the suit of any person interested in the estate, for all damages sustained by the estate in consequence of such neglect.

Formerly: Acts 1953, c.112, s.1411.

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