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< > Effective - 02 Jan 1979, see footnote    bottom

  473.123.  Form of letters of administration. — Letters of administration issued in this state 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 whereas ______, late of the county of ______, died intestate, as it is said, having at the time of his death, property in this state, which may be lost, destroyed or diminished in value if speedy care be not taken of the same. To the end, therefore, that said property may be collected, preserved and disposed of according to law, we do hereby appoint ______ administrator of all personal property owned by ______ at the time of his death, except the exempt property of the surviving spouse or unmarried minor children, with full power and authority to secure and dispose of said property according to law, and collect all moneys due said decedent, and in general to do and perform all other acts and things which are required of him by law.
In testimony whereof, I ______, clerk of the probate division of the circuit court in and for the county of ______ aforesaid, have hereunto signed my name and affixed the seal of said probate division, at office, this ______ day of ______, A.D. 20______.
Clerk of the Probate Division



(RSMo 1939 § 38, A.L. 1955 p. 385 § 64, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 38; 1919 § 37; 1909 § 45

Effective 1-02-79

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