CHAPTER 333

AN ACT BARRING CLAIMS AGAINST A DECEDENT'S ESTATE IN WHICH NO LETTERS HAVE BEEN GRANTED AFTER TWENTY-ONE YEARS FROM DEATH.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Chapter 21, Title 12, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new section to be designated § 2109 as follows:

§ 2109. Barring of claims against estates when no letters have been granted within twenty-one years from death

If no letters have been granted upon the estate of any person within twenty-one years from the date of his or her death, all claims of creditors and persons otherwise beneficially interested in the estate, except those evidenced by mortgage or judgment which shall be controlled by the law applicable to mortgages and judgments as heretofore, shall be thereafter barred.

Approved July 3, 1960.