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The DC Code: § 16-3102 Settlement of accounts as prima facie evidence only.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

Except as provided by section 16-3111, in actions:

a prior settlement of accounts in the Probate Court is only prima facie evidence as to the correctness of the accounts.

1
for an accounting, by legatees or next to kin against personal representatives, or wards against their guardians; or
2
to subject the real estate of decedents to the payment of their debts, by creditors against personal representatives, or against heirs or devisees --

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3102. 1973 Ed., § 16-3102. Legislative History of Laws Law 3-85, the "enacted Titles Numbering and Amendment Act of 1980," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 3-296, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 20, 1980, and June 3, 1980, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 20, 1980, it was assigned Act No. 3-202 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 7-104, the "Technical Amendments Act of 1987," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-346, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 24, 1987, and December 8, 1987, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 22, 1987, it was assigned Act No. 7-124 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 16-3102 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 598, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; Sept. 6, 1980, D.C. Law 3-85, § 5(a), 27 DCR 2900; Apr. 30, 1988, D.C. Law 7-104, § 4(t), 35 DCR 147.)