Chapter 03 - Administration of Estates

40.0301 Jurisdiction.

(a) The estates of deceased persons shall be…

40.0302 Chapter not applicable to communal property.

The provisions of this chapter do not apply t…

40.0305 Priority for granting letters of administration.

(a) Letters of administration in case of inte…

40.0306 Qualifications of executors and administrators.

No letters of administration, letters testame…

40.0307 Time for executor to show he is qualified.

(a) If any person appointed as executor neith…

40.0308 Appointment of administrator with will annexed.

(a) If no executor is appointed in a will off…

40.0309 Petition for letters.

Petitions for letters of administration, lett…

40.0310 Oath and bond.

Before any person shall assume the duties of…

40.0311 Forms of letters.

All letters shall be issued in the name of th…

40.0320 Notice to creditors.

Every executor, administrator and administrat…

40.0321 Inventory and account.

(a) Every executor, administrator and adminis…

40.0322 Sale of personal estate.

Every executor, administrator and administrat…

40.0323 Sale of real property.

(a) Real property in an estate may be sold on…

40.0330 Payment of debts of estate.

Debts of a decedent must be paid in the follo…

40.0331 Final accounting.

An executor, administrator or administrator w…

40.0332 Distribution of estate.

After the final account has been audited and…

40.0333 Fees.

The Trial Division of the High Court shall al…

40.0334 Petition for transferal of personal property to person entitled to letters of administration.

When a decedent leaves personal property, inc…

40.0335 Contents of petition.

(a) Such sworn petition shall set forth the n…

40.0336 Order directing transfer of property.

Upon the filing of such petition, if it appea…

40.0337 Immunity of persons making transfers.

Any person transferring property or money to…

40.0338 Contest of transfer order.

Any person upon whom demand is made to transf…

40.0339 Procedure when debts exceed value of property.

If the transferee finds, after receipt of the…

40.0340 Responsibility of transferee for property.

A transferee shall be personally responsible…

40.0341 Action against transferee.

Any party claiming an interest in transferred…

40.0342 Procurement of money without petition.

(a) If the value of the estate of decedent do…