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Administration de bonis non 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 10
§ 1007. Administration de bonis non

1. When the office of administrator becomes vacant for any reason the
court may grant letters of administration de bonis non to one or more
eligible persons and the proceedings to procure such letters shall be
the same as upon an application for original letters of administration.

2. Where the estate has been partially administered by the former
fiduciary the court may fix the penalty of the bond in a sum not less
than the value of the assets of the estate remaining unadministered.

3. The court may refuse to issue letters of administration de bonis
non where distribution of the estate is possible pursuant to the
provisions of 2207.