Mass. General Laws c.190B § 2-516

Duty of custodian of will; liability

This is an unofficial version of a Massachusetts General Law.

Table of Contents

Section 2-516

After the death of a testator a person having custody of a will of the testator shall deliver it within thirty days after notice of the death to a person able to secure its probate and if none is known, to an appropriate court. A person who willfully fails to deliver a will is liable to any person aggrieved for any damages that may be sustained by the failure. A person who willfully refuses or fails to deliver a will after being ordered by the court in a proceeding brought for the purpose of compelling delivery is subject to penalty for contempt of court.

Contact   for Mass. General Laws c.190B § 2-516

Help Us Improve  with your feedback

Please do not include personal or contact information.