New Jersey Statutes Title 3B. Administration of Estates Decedents and Others 3B § 22-43
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In the event an estate descended or devised to any heir or devisee has been bona fide sold or transferred prior to the commencement of the action, it shall not be liable for the debt or for any judgment obtained in an action against him. In that event, if in an action against him the debt be found due, the judgment against him shall be general for the full amount thereof, unless he shall admit in the action the descent or devise of the estate to him, specifically describing it, in which case the judgment shall be general for the amount so found due, but only to the value of the estate descended or devised, and sold or transferred.
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