PROBATE COURTS AND DECEDENTS' ESTATES
INVENTORY, ACCOUNTS, AND DEALING WITH ASSETS
554:17 Sale of Real Estate.
Every administrator shall apply for and procure license for the sale of so much of the real estate as may be necessary to pay debts and legacies, if the personal estate is insufficient; and neglect or refusal to obtain such license, to make such sale, to account for the proceeds thereof, or fraudulent conduct therein, shall be deemed maladministration and a breach of his bond.
Source. RS 159:12. CS 168:12. GS 177:13. GL 196:13. PS 189:15. PL 300:17. RL 353:17.