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    Chapter 15: Bonds of fiduciaries; exceptions.

      Section: 3B:15-5: Conditions of bond on grant of intestate administration

           The bond of an administrator of the estate of a person dying intestate shall be conditioned substantially as follows:

a. If required by the court or if an exemption is to be set off as required in chapter 16 of this title, to make a true and perfect inventory of the real and personal property of the decedent which has or shall come to his hands, possession or knowledge or into the hands of any other person for him, and to cause an appraisal to be made of the real and personal property and to file the inventory and appraisal in the office of the clerk of the Superior Court or of the surrogate of the proper county, as the case may be, within the time so required;

b. To faithfully discharge all of the duties imposed upon him according to law;

c. To make a just and true account of his administration of the estate and, if required by court, to settle his account therein within the time so required;

d. To deliver and pay to the distributees entitled thereto by law the surplus property of the decedent as may remain pursuant to the account; and

e. To deliver his letters of administration to the proper court, when required so to do, if a will of the decedent is found and exhibited to it and by it admitted to probate.

L.1981, c. 405, s. 3B:15-5, eff. May 1, 1982.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.

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