2019 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 27. Sale of Lands by Executors and Administrators
§ 2713 Bond to be given by executor or administrator before executing order of sale.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 2713 (2019)

Every executor or administrator before proceeding to execute an order of sale shall, in the Court of Chancery, with 1 or more sufficient sureties to be approved by the Court, enter into bond to the State in a penal sum to be determined by the Court, with condition, in substance to account truly for all money to arise from the sale, and (the just charges to be allowed by the Court being first deducted) to apply all the balance thereof to the payment of the outstanding debts against the decedent, according to their legal priority, and to pay the surplus, if any, according to law, and to perform the executor’s or administrator’s duty in the premises with fidelity.

Code 1852, § 1900; Code 1915, § 3430; Code 1935, § 3890; 12 Del. C. 1953, § 2718; 57 Del. Laws, c. 402, § 3; 59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1; 70 Del Laws, c. 186, § 1.

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