An official document obtained by administrators of an estate proving that they have the legal authority to deal with a deceased's estate.
Following the death of a person who has left no valid will, letters of administration are issued by the Probate Office to authorise an administrator who is given the powers and duties required to administer the estate of the deceased person.
formal instrument appointing an administrator to settle an estate.
Authority granted by the court to an individual permitting that person to administer the estate of someone who died intestate.
Legal document appointing the administrator of an estate.
Court papers that say someone is the personal representative of a probate estate when someone dies without a Will. If there is a Will, but it doesn't name the personal representative as executor, the court issues Letters of Administration-With-Will-Annexed.
An order of the Supreme Court of the Yukon Territory authorizing a named individual to handle the affairs of a person who died without a Will.
Letters that are issued to a person chosen by the court to administer the estate of a deceased person. Issued when the deceased failed to name an executor in his or her will, when the named executor is unable to be the executor, or where the deceased left no will. Currently issued by the Court of Queensâ€(tm) Bench.
legal document naming someone to administer an estate when no executor has been named
(See grant of representation)
Document issued by the probate court giving the administrator authority to administer the estate.
with Will Annexed Court grant appointing an administrator to distribute the estate of a person dying without a Will; the same in cases where the Executor named in the Will has since died.
Court authorization given to a person to administer an estate. It is required when a person dies without a will or intestate. Letter or Administration can be with will annexed if there is a will but the named executor has died.
The document issued by a probate court authorizing the administrator to discharge their responsibilities.
See Administration of an Estate.
A formal document issued by a probate court to appoint the administrator of an estate.
Letters issued to a personal representative by the probate court giving him oher power to affect and transfer the decedent's probate property.
when a person dies intestate, the Ontario Court (General Division) will grant to the proper person (administrator) authority to deal with the property of the deceased.
When a period dies owning property without having made a will (intestate) the high court will grant letters of administration giving powers and duties enabling usually the next of kin to administer the estate. The estate will have to be distributed according to strict rules.
see Grant of Letters of Administration
The official documentation authorising the winding up of an estate where there was no Will
Formal written evidence of court appointment of a personal representative of the estate of an intestate decedent.
The order issued by the Register of Wills empowering a party to gather and distribute the assets of an estate when the decedent died without a Will or did not name an executor in a Will or where the executor dies, renounces his appointment or is not qualified.
Where a person dies without a will, or without an executor named, the court can grant Letters of Administration that authorise someone to administer the deceased person's estate similarly to an executor (q.v.).
The court document appointing an administrator for the estate of an individual dying intestate.
Legal document issued by a court that shows an administrator's legal right to take control of assets in the deceased person's name.
Authority granted by a court to a person to wind up the estate of a deceased person who did not leave a valid will.
A document issued by the Court indicating that a person is the administrator of the estate of a deceased person. Back
A certificate issued by a court evidencing the appointment and present powers of the administrator of an estate. Transfer agents normally require that it be dated within sixty days of transfer.
As for a grant of probate, but issued to an administrator.
An official document issued to an administrator that shows the administrator has been formally appointed by the court to handle the decedent's property.
The document obtained when an administrator makes an application to the Probate Registry. Receipt of the letters of administration will enable the administrator to administer the estate of the deceased.
An official document evidencing the title of personal representatives of a deceased person to administer an estate in a case where the deceased named no executors or those named are unable or unwilling to act.
The granting of authority to an administrator by the Court
Legal document issued by a court showing an administrator's legal right to take control of a deceased person's assets.
A written document granted by the judge of a court having jurisdiction, authorizing the person named therein to administer the personal estate of an intestate decedent.
The court grant appointing an administrator to administer the estate of an individual dying intestate.
Authority granted by a Probate Registry to someone interested in the estate of a person who has died without leaving a will. The order allows the 'administrator' to carry out the duties relating to the estate
Letters of Administration are granted by a court or probate registry to appoint appropriate people to deal with a deceased person's estate where property will pass under Intestacy Rules or where there are no executors living (and willing and able to act) having been validly appointed under the deceased's will. Traditionally, letters of administration granted to a representative of a testate estate are called "letters of administration with the will annexed" or "letters of administration cum testamentio annexio" or "c.t.a.".