How do I probate a will in New Mexico and what is Letters Testamentary?
State/Country relating to Question: New Mexico
Letter testamentary allow you to act on behalf of the estate.Documents issued by the court of proper jurisdiction indicating what person, bank, or organization has been appointed as executor or administrator of an estate It is an authorization that will allow you handle the estate assets and pay the bills. In order to start probate you will need to take the Will to the probate court and complete the probate application process. Part of that process is the identification of an executor, and ultimately obtaining letter testamentary.
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