letters testamentary

Definition of "letters testamentary"
  1. A court-issued document that enables the executor of a deceased person's estate to settle it as per the deceased's will
How to use "letters testamentary" in a sentence
  1. The bank insisted on seeing the letters testamentary before they obliged to her request to access the deceased's accounts.
  2. Obtaining the letters testamentary was essential for him to initiate the estate settlement.
  3. Government Agencies require a certified copy of the letters testamentary to acknowledge the executor's authority.

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