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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 3-903: Right of retainer

Section 3-903. [Right of Retainer.]

The amount of a non-contingent indebtedness of a successor to the estate if due, or its present value if not due, shall be offset against the successor's interest; but the successor has the benefit of any defense which would be available to him in a direct proceeding for recovery of the debt.