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Authority to administer the estate of someone who has died without making a will.
- ‘Stephen Barker, a lawyer in Hanover, represented David McNabb and issued a claim against the estate in 1993 prior to the issuance of letters of administration.’
- ‘The first and second claimants in this action are the administrators of the estate of the late Christo Michailidis under an English grant of letters of administration dated 8 February 2001.’
- ‘Rejecting this defence, the Court of Appeal held that the period of limitation started to run on the day of the granting of the letters of administration.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.