letters testamentary definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A document granted by a probate judge or officer informing an executor of a will of his or her appointment and empowering the executor to discharge the appointed responsibilities.
  • noun:
    • a guitar issued because of the proper officer to an executor after probate of a will, authorizing him to act as executor.
    • a legal document from a probate court or courtroom officer informing you of one's appointment as executor of a will and empowering you to discharge those duties

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