§ 52-599 Survival of cause of action. Continuation by or against executor or administrator
§ 52-600 Death of coplaintiff or codefendant
§ 52-601 Entry by successor of deceased executor or administrator
§ 52-602 Entry by successor of public officer or trustee
§ 52-603 Action by successor of public officer

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 927

  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.