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< > Effective - 02 Jan 1979, see footnote    bottom

  473.120.  Form of letters testamentary. — Letters testamentary issued to executors may be in the following form:


County of ______ ss.
The state of Missouri to all persons to whom these presents shall come, greeting: Know ye, that the last will of ______, deceased, has, in due form of law, been exhibited, proved and recorded, and inasmuch as it appears that ______ has been appointed executor in and by the said last will to execute the same and to the end that the property of the testator may be preserved for those who appear to have a legal right or interest therein, and that the said last will may be executed according to the request of the testator, we do hereby authorize ______, as such executor, to take possession and control of all personal property, owned by the said ______ at the time of his death, except the exempt property of the surviving spouse or unmarried minor children, in whosesoever possession the same is found and to perform and fulfill all duties enjoined upon him by the will, so far as there shall be property and the law charges him, and in general to do and perform all other things which are required of him by law.
In testimony whereof, I, ______, clerk of the probate division of the circuit court in and for said county of ______, have hereunto signed my name and affixed the seal of said probate division, at office, this ______ day of ______, A.D. ______.
Clerk of the Probate Division



(RSMo 1939 § 37, A.L. 1955 p. 385 § 63, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 37; 1919 § 36; 1909 § 44

Effective 1-02-79

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