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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 3-311: Informal appointment unavailable in certain cases

Section 3-311. [Informal Appointment Unavailable in Certain Cases.]

If a petition for informal appointment indicates the existence of a possible unrevoked testamentary instrument which may relate to property subject to the laws of the commonwealth, and which is not filed for probate in this court, the magistrate shall decline the petition.