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
§ 1544 Commissions; allowance and apportionment.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 1544 (2019)

When part of the effects of the deceased passes from 1 executor or administrator to another under § 1543 of this title, commissions shall not be twice allowed, but may be apportioned or the whole may be allowed to the one who, according to the circumstances, ought to have the same. When commissions have been once allowed, there shall be no more allowed upon the same subject matter, except in cases of apportionment, unless the first allowance is annulled.

Code 1852, § 1787; Code 1915, § 3346; Code 1935, § 3811; 12 Del. C. 1953, § 1544; 59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1.

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