administrator with the will annexed


administrator with the will annexed
: one appointed to administer an estate where the testator has appointed no executor or where his appointment of an executor has failed (as through death, incompetency, or refusal to act)

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  • administrator with the will annexed — see administrator Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • administrator with the will annexed — See administrator cum testamento annexo …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • with the will annexed — See administrator with the will annexed …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • administrator with will annexed — An administrator who takes the place of an executor under a will. The administrator steps in either when a will fails to nominate an executor or the named executor is unable to serve. Also called administrator cum testamento annexo or CTA.… …   Law dictionary

  • Administrator of the Northern Territory — In accordance with the provisions of the Northern Territory (Self Government) Act 1978 (Cth) , [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol act/nta1978425/] the Northern Territory received self government in 1979 under its own Administrator of… …   Wikipedia

  • administrator — ad·min·i·stra·tor /əd mi nə ˌstrā tər/ n 1: a person appointed by a probate court to manage the distribution of the assets in the estate of a person who has died without leaving a valid will or leaving a will that does not name an executor able… …   Law dictionary

  • administrator cum testamento annexo — An administrator with the will annexed, that is, the administrator of a decedent whose will named no executor, or named an executor who cannot or will not act. Fidelity & Casualty Co. v Freeman (CA6 Term) 109 F 847 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • will — 1 n 1: the desire, inclination, or choice of a person or group 2: the faculty of wishing, choosing, desiring, or intending 3: a legal declaration of a person s wishes regarding the disposal of his or her property after death; esp: a formally… …   Law dictionary

  • administrator — (f administratrix) A person appointed by the court to administer (i.e., manage or take charge of) the assets and liabilities of a decedent (i.e., the deceased). Such person may be a male (i.e., administrator) or a female (i.e., administratrix).… …   Black's law dictionary

  • administrator — (f administratrix) A person appointed by the court to administer (i.e., manage or take charge of) the assets and liabilities of a decedent (i.e., the deceased). Such person may be a male (i.e., administrator) or a female (i.e., administratrix).… …   Black's law dictionary