executor-dative

executor-dative

in the Scots law of succession, a person appointed by the court to administer the succession to an estate. It is an administrative office but is often carried through by a relative. See EXECUTOR, CONFIRMATION.
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Any blood relative of a person listed on the available for claim estate list on the QLTR website, who wishes to claim that person's estate should apply to the Commissary Department of the Sheriff Court in the area in which the person lived, for appointment as executor-dative on the basis that he or she is a specified blood relative of the person and for the Confirmation to the estate.
The Commissary Department or a solicitor will advise on how to obtain Confirmation and the legal duties of an executor-dative.
Any blood relative of a person listed on the available for claim estate list on the QLTR QL website, who wishes to claim that person's estate should apply to the Commissary Department of the Sheriff Court in the area in which the person lived, for appointment as executor-dative on the basis that he or she is a specified blood relative of the person and for the Confirmation to the estate.
If Confirmation is obtained, that document and the order of the court appointing the applicant as executor-dative (if applicable) should be forwarded to The Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer Office, Unit 5, 14 South St Andrew Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AZ along with a copy of the executed (signed and dated) Bond of Caution, proof of the executor-dative's identity, identity in the form of original current photographic identification along with a recent original utility bill (no more than 3 months old) and original birth, death and marriage certificates showing the blood line accompanied by a written explanation of the blood line (family tree) in chart form which should be as clear and concise as possible.