UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION
15-3-802. Statutes of limitations. (a) Unless an estate is insolvent, the personal representative, with the consent of all successors whose interests would be affected, may waive any defense of limitations available to the estate. If the defense is not waived, no claim barred by a statute of limitations at the time of the decedent’s death may be allowed or paid.
(b) The running of a statute of limitations measured from an event other than death or the giving of notice to creditors is suspended during the four (4) months following the decedent’s death but resumes thereafter as to claims not barred pursuant to the sections which follow.
(c) For purposes of a statute of limitations, the proper presentation of a claim under section 15-3-804, Idaho Code, is equivalent to commencement of a proceeding on the claim.
[I.C., sec. 15-3-802, as added by 1971, ch. 111, sec. 1, p. 233; am. 1978, ch. 350, sec. 12, p. 922; am. 1991, ch. 87, sec. 2, p. 192.]