• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A will is ineffective to transfer property or to nominate a personal representative unless it is admitted to probate or recorded as provided in section 20-341 (b).

(b) Except for foreign personal representatives, no person shall exercise the powers or assume the duties of a personal representative unless he has been appointed by the Court.

(June 24, 1980, D.C. Law 3-72, § 101, 27 DCR 2155.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 20-302.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-72, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 20-301.