Section 6-2-9

Suspension of limitation - Claims against estates.

Where a claim against the estate of a decedent has been duly presented, the limitation for the commencement of an action thereon is suspended until the personal representative, heir, or devisee of such decedent shall, by notice in writing, dispute the validity of such claim in whole or in part.

(Code 1896, §2817; Code 1907, §4856; Code 1923, §8970; Acts 1939, No. 517, p. 806; Code 1940, T. 7, §30.)