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A document issued by a probate court identifying the executor of a will and evidencing his or her authority to administer the estate in accordance with the terms of the will.
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an instrument issued by a court or public official authorizing an executor to take control of and dispose of the estate of a deceased person.
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|Noun||1.||letters testamentary - a legal document from a probate court or court officer informing you of your appointment as executor of a will and empowering you to discharge those responsibilities|
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
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