2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
ARTICLE 3 - PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION
Section 62-3-908. Distribution; right or title of distributee.
Proof that a distributee has received an instrument or deed of distribution of assets in kind whether real or personal property, or payment in distribution, from a personal representative is conclusive evidence that the distributee has succeeded to the interest of the estate in the distributed assets, as against all persons interested in the estate, except that the personal representative may recover the assets or their value if the distribution was improper. An improper distribution includes, but is not limited to, those instances where the instrument or deed of distribution is found to be inconsistent with the provisions of the will or statutes governing intestacy.
HISTORY: 1986 Act No. 539, Section 1; 1987 Act No. 171, Section 43; 2000 Act No. 398, Section 7; 2013 Act No. 100, Section 1, eff January 1, 2014.