1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Estates, Powers & Trusts
  4. Article 11: Fiduciary: Powers, Duties and Limitations; Actions By or Against In Representative or Individual Capacities
  5. Part 1: Fiduciaries: Powers, Duties and Limitations


Section 11-1.3 Power and duty of executor before probate

Estates, Powers & Trusts (EPT)

§ 11-1.3 Power and duty of executor before probate

  An executor named in a will has no power to dispose of any part of the estate of the testator before letters testamentary or preliminary letters testamentary are granted, except to pay reasonable funeral expenses, nor to interfere with such estate in any manner other than to take such action as is necessary to preserve it.