Section 6-5-90

Right of action against executor or administrator.

Any person or his personal representatives may commence an action against the executor or administrator of any testator or intestate who in his lifetime has wasted, destroyed, taken, carried away, or converted to his own use the goods or chattels of any such person or committed any trespass on the real estate of such person.

(Code 1923, §5710; Code 1940, T. 7, §137.)