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In a will, what does "to serve without bond or security of any kind" mean?

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  2. This language -- or something very similar -- is commonly seen in the context of a will. It simply dispenses with the requirement that the executor/administrator have to post a bond or other form of security. In other words, the testator (person executing the will) chooses someone to handle the estate without having to put up any money to serve in that role.

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