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Iowa Code Title VI. Human Services [Chs. 216-255A] § 216A.52. Office on the status of women

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The office on the status of women is established, and shall do the following:

1. Serve as the central permanent agency to advocate for women and girls.

2. Coordinate and cooperate with the efforts of state departments and agencies to serve the needs of women and girls in participating fully in the economic, social, and cultural life of the state, and provide direct assistance to individuals who request it.

3. Serve as a clearinghouse on programs and agencies operating to assist women and girls.

4. Develop, coordinate, and assist other public or private organizations which serve women and girls.

(a) When a duly appointed personal representative has given such bond as may be required and the bond has been approved by the court or by the clerk, subject to confirmation by the court, or, if no bond is required, when the personal representative has filed with the clerk a written acceptance of his or her appointment, letters under the seal of the court shall be issued to him or her.

(b) The letters shall be in substantially the following form:

“In the Circuit Court of ․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․ County, Arkansas.

In the Matter of the Estate of C.D., deceased.

No. ․․․․․․․․․․․․․․

Letters of Administration (Testamentary)

Be it known that A.B., whose address is ․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․, having been duly appointed administrator of the estate (executor of the will) of C.D., deceased, who died on or about ․․․․․․, 20․․․․․․, and having qualified as such administrator (executor) is hereby authorized to act as such administrator (executor) for and in behalf of the estate and to take possession of the property thereof as authorized by law.

Issued this ․․․․․․day of ․․․․․․, 20․․․․․․.

____________________, Clerk.


(c) Letters of administration with will annexed, administration in succession, and special administration shall conform with this form with appropriate modifications.

(d)(1)(A) Letters of administration are not necessary to empower the person appointed to act for the estate.

(B) Letters of administration are for the purpose of notifying third parties that the appointment of an administrator has been made.

(2) The order appointing the administrator empowers the administrator to act for the estate, and any act carried out under the authority of the order is valid.

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