Definition of CETERORUM


CETERORUM

The name of a kind of administration, which, after an
administration has been granted for a limited purpose, is granted for the
rest of the estate. 1 Will. on Ex. 357; 2 Hagg. 62; 4 Hagg. Eccl. R. 382,
386; 4 Mann. & Gr. 398. For example, where a wife had a right to devise
or bequeath certain stock, and she made a will of the same, but there were
accumulations that did not pass, the husband might take out letters of administration
caeterorum. 4 Mann. & Grang.398;1 Curteis, 286.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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