2020 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 25. Register of Wills
§ 2507 Deputy Register — Chief deputy; employment of deputies and clerks.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 2507. (2020)
§ 2507. Deputy Register — Chief deputy; employment of deputies and clerks.

(a) The Chancellor shall name a chief deputy register of wills for each county who shall perform such duties as shall from time to time be assigned by the Court of Chancery. The annual compensation of such chief deputy shall be as fixed by the New Castle County government, the Sussex County government or the Levy Court of Kent County. A Chief Deputy Register of Wills when appointed and qualified shall not be removed from office except for good and sufficient cause.

(b) The Register of Wills in each county may employ such number of deputies and clerks at such salaries as shall be fixed by the government body of such county. In Kent County, minimum qualifications may be established by the county government for each position, and said minimum qualifications and compensation and any subsequent adjustments thereto shall have the concurrence of the register of wills.

23 Del. Laws, c. 60, § 8;  24 Del. Laws, c. 83, § 1;  24 Del. Laws, c. 86, § 2;  26 Del. Laws, c. 61, § 1;  27 Del. Laws, c. 73, § 1;  27 Del. Laws, c. 83, § 1;  Code 1915, § 1439;  29 Del. Laws, c. 91, § 1;  29 Del. Laws, c. 92, § 1;  31 Del. Laws, c. 13, § 1;  32 Del. Laws, c. 67, § 1;  35 Del. Laws, c. 79, § 1;  40 Del. Laws, c. 139, § 2;  Code 1935, §§ 1191, 1598;  43 Del. Laws, c. 120, § 1;  44 Del. Laws, c. 99, § 1;  44 Del. Laws, c. 100, §§ 1, 2;  44 Del. Laws, c. 101, § 1;  45 Del. Laws, c. 109, §§ 1, 2;  45 Del. Laws, c. 140, § 1;  46 Del. Laws, c. 139, § 1;  46 Del. Laws, c. 298, §§ 1, 2;  47 Del. Laws, c. 192;  48 Del. Laws, c. 111, § 1;  12 Del. C. 1953, § 2507;  53 Del. Laws, c. 245;  59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1;  60 Del. Laws, c. 218, § 1;  61 Del. Laws, c. 486, § 1;  74 Del. Laws, c. 45, § 6; 
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