At any time after the presentation by an executor or administrator of a claim that the executor or administrator owns against the estate the executor or administrator represents to the probate court for allowance, the court on its own motion, or on motion by any interested party, may appoint an attorney to represent the estate, who shall receive the compensation from the estate that may be fixed by the court. The court shall require the executor or administrator to make available to the attorney, for use in connection with the proceeding, all documents belonging to the estate relating to the subject matter of the claim.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.52,SB 124, §1, eff. 1/13/2012.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953