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The DC Code: § 16-3106 Issues to be made up in plenary proceeding; jury; compelling payment of costs.

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

In a plenary proceeding provided for by section 16-3105, the Probate Court shall give judgment, or decree upon the bill an answer, or upon bill, answer, depositions, or finding of the jury. In all cases of contest, the court may award costs to the party deemed entitled thereto, and may compel payment by exercising its contempt power, or by attachment and sequestration of the property as provided by section 16-3104.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3106. 1973 Ed., § 16-3106. Legislative History of Laws Law 12-81, the "Technical Amendments Act of 1998," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-408, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 4, 1997, and December 4, 1997, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 22, 1997, it was assigned Act No. 12-246 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-81 became effective on March 24, 1998. DC CODE § 16-3106 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 600, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 561, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(l)(2); Mar. 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12- 81, § 10(nn), 45 DCR 745.)