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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 10B: Voidable preferences; action by executor

Section 10B. If a person shall have procured or suffered a judgment to be entered against him in favor of any person or has made a transfer of any of his property, and if, at the time of the transfer, or of the entry of the judgment, or of the recording or registering of the transfer if by law recording or registering thereof is required, and being within four months before his decease, the person be insolvent and the judgment or transfer then operate as a preference, and the person receiving it or to be benefited thereby, or his agent acting therein, shall then have reasonable cause to believe that the enforcement of such judgment or transfer would effect a preference, it shall be voidable by the executor or administrator of the debtor, and he may recover the property or its value from such person.