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The DC Code: § 16-3105 Plenary proceeding; refusal to answer as required.

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

When either of the parties having a contest in the Probate Court requires, the court may direct a plenary proceeding, by bill or petition, to which there shall be an answer, on oath or affirmation. If the party, refuses to answer on oath or affirmation, as the case may require, to any matter alleged in the bill or petition, and proper for the court to decide upon, the court may exercise its contempt power, or it may have his property attached and sequestered as provided by section 16-3104.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3105. 1973 Ed., § 16-3105. DC CODE § 16-3105 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 599, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 561, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(l)(2).)