[ Text of section effective until March 31, 2012. Repealed by 2008, 521, Sec. 19. See 2008, 521, Sec. 44 as amended by 2010, 409, Sec. 23 and 2011, 224.]
Section 17. The allowance of such appeal and the judgment thereon shall not affect any distribution ordered before written notice of the petition or of the intention to present the same has been given at the registry of probate or to the executor or administrator; but any debt thus proved and allowed shall be paid only out of such assets as remain in or come to the hands of the executor or administrator after payment of the amounts payable on such prior decree of distribution.