nonclaim statute

nonclaim statute
A special statute of limitation on claims against a decedent's estate, providing, in general, that where a claim has been rejected or disallowed by the executor or administrator, the claimant must bring suit on it within a designated time, under penalty that otherwise the claim may be forever barred. 31 Am J2d Ex & Ad § 926. A statute requiring the presentation of a claim on the obligation of one since deceased to his executor or administrator, within a period of time prescribed by the statute, following the appointment of the executor or administrator. 31 Am J2d Ex & Ad § 270.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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