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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.".