2018 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Subchapter I Appointment, Bond and Tenure of Guardian
§ 3907. Counter security upon petition of surety.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 3907 (2018)

The Court of Chancery shall, on the petition of the surety of an executor, administrator or guardian, and proof that the executor, administrator or guardian is in danger of suffering injury or loss from such suretyship, order such executor, administrator or guardian to give the petitioner sufficient counter security to be approved by the Court and if neglecting to obey such order, the Court may remove the executor, administrator or guardian from office and order the executor, administrator or guardian to pay and deliver all the money, effects and estate in the executor's, administrator's, or guardian's hands as such executor, administrator or guardian to another guardian or to a receiver appointed by the Court and may enforce obedience to such order.

Code 1852, § 1969; Code 1915, § 3920; Code 1935, § 4428; 12 Del. C. 1953, § 3909; 57 Del. Laws, c. 402, § 3; 69 Del. Laws, c. 109, § 2; 70 Del Laws, c. 186, § 1.

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