Section 43-8-52

Controversy as to advancements - Proceedings and answer upon death of distributee.

In case of the death of any distributee or heir alleged to have received advancements, his legal representatives or heirs at law shall be required to report or answer in the same manner as set forth in section 43-8-51; and if they are residents of this state, notice must be given by citation, and if nonresidents, by publication, as provided for in cases embraced in section 43-8-51. If any of the heirs at law of such deceased distributee or heir are minors or persons of unsound mind, the probate court must appoint a suitable guardian ad litem for them, who shall deny the allegation contained in such application, and demand proof thereof.

(Code 1867, §1906; Code 1876, §2270; Code 1886, §1933; Code 1896, §1471; Code 1907, §3775; Code 1923, §7386; Code 1940, T. 16, §22; Code 1975, §43-3-37.)