717. Annuitant's rights as creditor.

717.     Annuitant's rights as creditor.

So long as an annuity1 granted by a deceased person in his lifetime is paid, the annuitant is not a creditor even where it is shown that the estate of the deceased is insufficient to meet liabilities including the estimated value of the annuity and, consequently, an annuitant whose annuity is not in arrears cannot obtain an administration judgment2. However, if a judgment has been obtained by another person as a creditor, the annuitant is allowed to prove, provided he can show that if the annuity continues for its normal period