§3-805. Classification of claims

Link to law: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/18-A/title18-Asec3-805.html
Published: 2015

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§3-805. Classification of claims








(a). 
 
If the applicable assets of the estate are insufficient to pay all claims in full,
the personal representative shall make payment in the following order:





(1). Costs and expenses of administration; [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]










(2). Reasonable funeral expenses; [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]










(3). Debts and taxes with preference under federal law; [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]










(4). Medicaid benefits recoverable under Title 22, section 14, subsection 2-I and reasonable
and necessary medical and hospital expenses of the last illness of the decedent, including
compensation of persons attending the decedent; [1993, c. 410, Pt. I, §1 (AMD).]










(5). Debts and taxes with preference under other laws of this State; [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]










(6). All other claims. [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]







[
1993, c. 410, Pt. I, §1 (AMD)
.]








(b). 
 
No preference shall be given in the payment of any claim over any other claim of
the same class, and a claim due and payable shall not be entitled to a preference
over claims not due.


[
1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).
1989, c. 397, §1 (AMD).
1993, c. 410, §I1 (AMD).