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Title XXXI TRUSTS AND ESTATES OF DECEDENTS AND PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY

Chapter 473

Effective - 28 Aug 1955 bottom

  473.270.  Collection of debts, prosecution and defense of suits. — Executors and administrators shall collect all money and debts of every kind due to the decedent, and give receipts and discharges therefor, and shall commence and prosecute all actions which may be maintained and are necessary in the course of his administration, and defend all actions brought against him.

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(RSMo 1939 § 94, A.L. 1955 p. 385 § 108)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 94; 1919 § 93; 1909 § 101

CROSS REFERENCES:

Administrator of deceased life tenant to collect rents due deceased, remedy, RSMo 441.160, 441.170

Execution ordered by administrator d.b.n., when, RSMo 513.080

(1956) Administrator was entitled to intervene and recover surplus proceeds arising from mortgage foreclosure sale of his decedent's land, as against purchaser from heir who contended administrator had no right to real estate. Trenton Motor Co. v. Watkins (A.), 291 S.W.2d 659.


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