2015 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802b - Decedents’ Estates
Section 45a-324 - (Formerly Sec. 45-255a). Power to sell real property as authorized by testator.

CT Gen Stat § 45a-324 (2015) What's This?

When any testator has authorized or directed any real property to be sold by his executors and has appointed several executors, part or all of whom for any cause have failed to act or have died before such sale or conveyance, and, when a sole executor so authorized to sell has failed to accept or has died and an administrator with the will annexed or de bonis non has been appointed to settle the estate, the acting or surviving executor or executors or the administrator shall have power to sell and convey such real property.

(1949 Rev., S. 6966; P.A. 80-476, S. 301.)

History: P.A. 80-476 substituted “real property” for “real estate”; Sec. 45-178 transferred to Sec. 45-255a in 1981; Sec. 45-255a transferred to Sec. 45a-324 in 1991.

Annotations to former section 45-178:

At common law, administrator with the will annexed had power to sell land under an absolute direction in the will. 49 C. 342; 82 C. 312. Cited. 54 C 64.

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