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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. § 1417)
  • § 1417. Prosecution of action

    A person having a contingent or other claim against a deceased person may prosecute the claim against the executor, administrator, heirs, devisees, or legatees. An action commenced against the deceased before death may be prosecuted to final judgment. A claimant having a lien on the real or personal estate of the deceased, by attachment previous to death, on obtaining judgment, may have execution against the real or personal estate. (Amended 1985, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 68; 2017, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 7.)