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Notice of application for letters of administration 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 10
§ 1005. Notice of application for letters of administration

1. Before making a decree granting letters of administration on any
application therefor the court may require the petitioner or any other
person seeking such letters to serve by mail a written notice of the
application upon every distributee of the intestate who has not been
required to be served with process and who has not appeared in the
proceeding or waived service of process therein.

2. The notice shall be entitled in the proceeding and shall state:

(a) each and every name of the intestate known to the person giving
the notice,

(b) the fact that letters of administration on the estate have been
applied for by petitioner,

(c) that a decree will be made granting letters and to whom,

(d) the names and post-office addresses of petitioner and of each and
every distributee set forth in the petition,

(e) that no other distributees are known to exist,

(f) that letters will issue on or after the date fixed in the notice.

3. The original notice shall be filed with proof by affidavit of the
mailing of copies thereof.