Maine Revised Statutes

§3-810. Claims not due and contingent or unliquidated claims

(a).    If a claim which will become due at a future time or a contingent or unliquidated claim becomes due or certain before the distribution of the estate, and if the claim has been allowed or established by a proceeding, it is paid in the same manner as presently due and absolute claims of the same class.
[ 1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW) .]
(b).    In other cases the personal representative or, on petition of the personal representative or the claimant in a special proceeding for the purpose, the court may provide for payment as follows:
(1). If the claimant consents, he may be paid the present or agreed value of the claim, taking any uncertainty into account; [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]
(2). Arrangement for future payment, or possible payment, on the happening of the contingency or on liquidation may be made by creating a trust, giving a mortgage, obtaining a bond or security from a distributee, or otherwise. [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW) .]
1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).