2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 20 - DECEDENTS, ESTATES AND FIDUCIARIES
Chapter 33 - Administration and Personal Representatives
3385 - Limitation upon claims.
§ 3385. Limitation upon claims. All claims against the decedent, subject only to the provisions of section 3381 (relating to liens and charges existing at death not impaired) and section 3382 (relating to judgments which are liens at death), shall become unenforceable after one year from the decedent's death against a bona fide grantee of, or holder of a lien on, real property of the decedent who has acquired his interest for value from or through those entitled to the property by will or by intestacy, either: (1) more than one year after the death of the decedent and when no letters issued in the Commonwealth upon the decedent's estate were in effect; or (2) within such year if no letters upon the decedent's estate have been issued in the Commonwealth during that year. Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the right of a personal representative subsequently appointed to recover from the heir or devisee the value of property so sold or encumbered.
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