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59-2238.Actions pending against decedent at time of death; revivor of actions. (1) Any action pending against any person at the time of such person's death, which by law survives against the executor or administrator, shall be considered a demand legally exhibited against such estate from the time such action shall be revived. Such action shall be revived in the court in which it was pending and such court shall retain jurisdiction to try and determine said action.

(2) Any action commenced against any executor or administrator after the death of the decedent shall be considered a demand legally exhibited against such estate from the time of serving the original process on such executor or administrator.

(3) The judgment creditor shall file a certified copy of the judgment obtained in an action such as described in subsection (1) or (2) of this section in the proper district court within thirty (30) days after said judgment becomes final.

History: L. 1939, ch. 180, § 214; L. 1951, ch. 343, § 1; L. 1976, ch. 242, § 36; Jan. 10, 1977.



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