Maine Revised Statutes

§3-103. Necessity of appointment for administration

Except as otherwise provided in Article IV, to acquire the powers and undertake the duties and liabilities of a personal representative of a decedent, a person must be appointed by order of the judge or registers, qualify and be issued letters. Administration of an estate is commenced by the issuance of letters. [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]

1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).