2019 Massachusetts General Laws
Part II - Real and Personal Property and Domestic Relations
Title II - Descent and Distribution, Wills, Estates of Deceased Persons and Absentees, Guardianship, Conservatorship and Trusts
Chapter 202 - Sales, Mortgages and Leases of Real Estate by Executors, Administrators, Guardians and Conservators
Section 1 - Realty; Sale to Satisfy Debts

Universal Citation: MA Gen L ch 202 § 1 (2019)

Section 1. If the personal property of a deceased person is insufficient to pay his debts, legacies and charges of administration, his executor or administrator shall, for the purpose of paying such debts, legacies or charges of administration, sell his real estate in the manner hereinafter provided, and the proceeds thereof shall be assets in the hands of the executor or administrator in like manner as if they had originally been part of the personal property of the deceased.

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