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Letters of Special Administration

Letters of Special Administration

Letters of Special Administration (noun): If someone has passed away without leaving a will, you must file for Letters of Administration. With this petition, you would ask that the court appoint an administrator to act as a personal representative of the estate. In some cases, you may need to obtain a quicker appointment to protect the assets of the estate or for some other reason. In this instance a Petition for Letters of Special Administration will be filed. This is a request that the court authorize certain limited acts on behalf of the estate until the permanent letters are obtained. To read more about Letters of Special Administration click here.

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