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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 14 : Decedents Estates and Fiduciary Relations

Chapter 071 : Actions by and Against Executors and Administrators

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 14 V.S.A. § 1416)
  • § 1416. Estate not sued when masters appointed; exceptions

    Nothing in this chapter shall authorize a claimant to commence or prosecute an action against an executor or administrator where a master is appointed in the proceeding, nor where a time is allowed by an order of the Probate Division of the Superior Court for the executor or administrator to pay the debts against the deceased. Such an action shall not be commenced or prosecuted except as provided by law for that purpose. (Amended 1985, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 67; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238a, eff. Feb. 1, 2011; 2017, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 7.)