Definitions for "Letters of administration"
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.
Keywords:  testamentary
Same as letters testamentary.
See Certificate of Qualification.