Code of Alabama - Title 43: Wills and Decedents' Estates - Section 43-2-25 - Procedure for renouncing appointment

Section 43-2-25 - Procedure for renouncing appointment.

Any person named as executor in a will may renounce such appointment by appearing before the judge of probate and declaring such renunciation, which must be entered of record; or such person may renounce his appointment by an instrument in writing executed by him and acknowledged before an officer authorized to take and certify acknowledgments to conveyances, whether within or beyond the state; and such instrument must be filed and recorded in the office of the judge of probate of the county in which the will is probated.

(Code 1852, §1662; Code 1867, §1980; Code 1876, §2344; Code 1886, §2009; Code 1896, §51; Code 1907, §2513; Code 1923, §5735; Code 1940, T. 61, §74.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021