2019 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 15. Letters Testamentary and Letters of Administration
Subchapter III Death, Removal or Discharge of Executor or Administrator
§ 1543 Rights of coexecutor, coadministrator or successor upon death or removal.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 1543 (2019)

Whenever an executor or administrator is removed or dies before the estate of the deceased is closed, a coexecutor or coadministrator, or if there be none such, a successor, shall be entitled to receive all the unadministered effects, including books and papers, which, at the time of such removal or death, shall be in the executor’s or administrator’s hands, or for which the executor or administrator is answerable, just allowances being made.

Code 1852, § 1786; Code 1915, § 3346; Code 1935, § 3811; 12 Del. C. 1953, § 1543; 59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.

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