Letters of Administration

Definition of "Letters of Administration"
  1. An official document from a probate court authorizing an assigned administrator to settle the estate of a deceased person, when no will is present, according to the state's intestate succession laws
How to use "Letters of Administration" in a sentence
  1. After her uncle's sudden death, Mary received the Letters of Administration to oversee his estate.
  2. The bank asked for the Letters of Administration before releasing the deceased's assets.
  3. The Letters of Administration were required before John could handle his late mother's financial affairs.

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