Reports - Office of Legislative Research:
Procedures Following Death of a Civil Defendant - 2002-R-0181
You asked what procedures must be followed when a civil defendant
dies, what duties the administrator or executor has, and whether there
is a time frame for substituting the decedent's estate for the decedent
in the lawsuit.
2 Joel M. Kaye & Wayne D. Effron, Connecticut Practice Series,
Civil Practice Forms, 4th ed. (2004).
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Chapter 927. Survival of Actions
Survival of cause of action. Continuation by or against executor or
Death of coplaintiff or codefendant.
Entry by successor of deceased executor or administrator.
Entry by successor of public officer or trustee.
Action by successor of public officer.
Chapter 926. Statute of Limitations
Chapter 897. Parties and Appearance
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