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1. After a will has been admitted to probate any person entitled to letters thereunder who is eligible and who appears and qualifies is entitled to letters testamentary.
2. Where a judgment has been rendered in an action establishing a will the surrogate must record the will and issue letters as directed by the judgment.
3. A person entitled to letters upon a contingency may appear and show that the contingency has happened by which he is entitled to such letters.
4. A person named as an executor by a person other than the testator under a valid power contained in a will must appear and file an acknowledged selection of himself as an executor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Surrogate's Court Procedure Act - SCP § 1414. When letters testamentary may be issued - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/surrogates-court-procedure-act/scp-sect-1414/
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