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Letter of Administration

A certificate issued by the Court evidencing the appointment of the Administrator of an Estate.
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That is the reason I have not endeavoured to make my application for letters of administration," she had said in her affidavit.
This is to direct that the three family members make an appearance, within 21 days, to be entered by either the principal registry or the Eldoret registry, and accept or refuse letters of administration of the whole estate, which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representatives of the deceased,' the Eldoret High Court said.
If it is to be sold, the grant of probate or letters of administration gives them authority to sell.
We've gotten letters of administration within an hour and 15 minutes [of the documents being filed].
If your mother didn't leave a will (and she died domiciled in this country) your two siblings will have had to obtain letters of administration in order to take control of her affairs and provide details of the value of your mother's estate, including the assets abroad.
There had been further acts of conversion of the Painting after the initial conversion--by Mr Rand when the Painting came into his possession; by Mr Levy in February 1998 when he was granted letters of administration pendente lite of Mr Rand's estate; by the executors of Mr Rand's estate in March 1999 when they obtained a grant of probate; and Mr Levy again when he took physical possession of the Painting in early 2008.
Generally, the claim is filed by an estate fiduciary or other person authorized to act on behalf of the estate, who must document that status by including certified copies of letters testamentary, letters of administration or other such evidence with the protective claim for refund.
Once it is established who is entitled to administer the estate, an application is made to the Probate Registry, and in this case apply for a grant of letters of administration.
However, a power of attorney, given by Captain Cook's widow Elizabeth to executor John Leach Bennett, sold for pounds 3,600, while letters of administration made pounds 1,400, a mourning ring sold for pounds 1,500 and manuscript material went for pounds 500.
Not only does it involve a relative or friend having to take out Letters of Administration with the attendant delay, but the Laws of Intestacy are rigid.
A: If your executors give the tax man a copy of your late husband's death certificate, officials can then trace the 1983 records showing that no grant of probate or letters of administration were issued, indicating that his estate was small and no tax was due.
If the person has not made a will and made it clear who they would want to administer the estate then a close relative of that person would be chosen to apply to the Probate Registry to deal with the estate and in this case they would apply for grant of letters of administration.