letters of administration


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letters of administration

pl.n.
A legal document entrusting an individual with the administration of the estate of a deceased person.

letters of administration

pl n
(Law) law a formal document nominating a specified person to take over, administer, and dispose of an estate when there is no executor to carry out the testator's will

let′ters of administra′tion


n.pl.
an instrument issued by a court or public official authorizing an administrator to take control of and dispose of the estate of a deceased person.
[1490–1500]
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Noun1.letters of administration - legal document naming someone to administer an estate when no executor has been named
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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There are deeds of trust, mortgages, certificates of release, transfers, judgments, foreclosures, writs of attachment, orders of sale, tax liens, petitions for letters of administration, and decrees of distribution.
Unless he has left a will (which is not at all likely) I shall take out letters of administration.
INHERITANCEbrA police officer investigating the case, Festo Wamwayi, told chief magistrate Francis Andayi that Dr Sapra cannot apply for letters of administration due to the pending criminal case.
The High Court has given Biwott's family 21 days to accept or reject letters of administration over Biwott's properties.
Jackson Lees can help and advise you on the following issues that you will face: individual's death valuations for both assets and liabilities accounts for HMRC inheritance tax is payable (if applicable) the grant of probate or grant or letters of administration (where there is no will) which establishes the authority of the person dealing with the estate and the validity of the will best accommodate a beneficiary's needs or reduce inheritance tax eg, by varying the terms of the will finally distribute the estate to the beneficiaries Chris comments: "The range of expertise and experience within the Wills, Trusts & Probate department allows us to be in an unrivalled position in offering specialist advice and guidance through what can be a tough time following the death of a loved one.
But if she needs to take legal action she must do so within six months of a Grant of Letters of Administration to her partner's relatives from the Probate Registry.
These claims must be brought within six month of the grant of probate or, when there is no will, letters of administration.
If the Melania left no will and no debts and the heirs are all of age, or the minors are represented by their judicial or legal representatives duly authorized for the purpose, her heirs may without securing letters of administration, divide the estate among themselves as they see fit by means of a public instrument filed in the office of the register of deeds, and should they disagree, they may do so in an ordinary action of partition.
NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to Section 49 of the Succession Act 1965 that all claims against the Estate of the above-mentioned deceased, who died on the 3rd day of March, 2015 Letters of Administration in whose Estate was granted on the 10th day of May, 2016 should be furnished to the undersigned Solicitors for the Administrator on or before the 8th day of July 2016 after which date the assets will be distributed having regard only to the claims furnished, if any.
Include: Oles administrative remedies prior to litigation referred to above; Legal Ol~Analyse letters of administration related P.
If the property is held in the sole name of the deceased or was held as tenants in common whereby the property would not automatically pass to a surviving joint owner, or the deceased held assets typically worth PS5,000 or more with financial institutions, a grant of probate or letters of administration will be required and often a solicitor will become involved to deal.
Validating the will (“Probate”) or applying for Letters of Administration.