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Who administers an estate where an executor refuses to act and can a creditor of an intestate estate obtain letters of administration where the next of kin refuses to take a grant?

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Published on LexisPSL on 03/04/2020

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  • Who administers an estate where an executor refuses to act and can a creditor of an intestate estate obtain letters of administration where the next of kin refuses to take a grant?

Who administers an estate where an executor refuses to act and can a creditor of an intestate estate obtain administration'>letters of administration where the next of kin refuses to take a grant?

Practice Note Probate actions—citations explains that where an executor is appointed by a deceased testator and that executor refuses to administer the estate, under rules 46–48 of the Non-contentious Probate Rules 1987, (NCPR 1987),SI 1987/2024 any person interested in the estate may issue a citation in the Principal Registry or in any of the district registries, for the executor to:

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