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  473.603.  Settlement on death, resignation, or removal of personal representative. — 1.  If a personal representative dies, resigns, becomes legally disabled or his letters are revoked, he or his legal representatives or conservator shall file final settlement and shall account for, pay and deliver to his successor, or to the surviving or remaining personal representative all money and property of every kind, and all rights, credits, deeds, evidences of debt and such papers of every kind of the decedent, at such time and in such manner as the court orders.  The final settlement may be made and approved without notice or after giving notice to the persons and in the manner directed by the court.

  2.  If a deceased personal representative leaves no estate subject to administration, and letters are issued to his personal representative solely for the purpose of making settlement under this section, the cost in the court proceeding in which letters are issued to the personal representative of the deceased personal representative shall be taxed in the estate of which he was personal representative; and, in the administration proceeding in the estate of the deceased personal representative there need be no publication as required by section 473.033.


(RSMo 1939 § 48, A.L. 1955 p. 385 § 213, A.L. 1957 p. 829, A.L. 1983 S.B. 44 & 45)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 48; 1919 § 47; 1909 § 55

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