§38-2-38. Enforcement of lien by executor, administrator or assignee.
The executor or administrator of any person entitled to a lien under this article, or any assignee of the claim upon which such lien is based, shall be entitled to such lien, and to the right to perfect and enforce such lien, in the same manner and to the same extent as the testator, intestate, or assignor could have done, had he remained the owner of such claim.