letters testamentary definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Law a document issued by the probate court or some officer who has authority, directing the person named as executor in a will to act in that capacity
letters testamentary definition by American Heritage Dictionary
plural nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A document issued by a probate court or officer informing an executor of a will of his or her appointment and empowering the executor to discharge the appointed responsibilities.
letters testamentary - Legal Definition
A document issued by a probate court approving the executor of a will.