summary distribution

noun

: an abridged form of administration allowing distribution of an estate after the filing of an inventory showing assets sufficient only to pay superior claims (as to family members claiming statutory shares) compare collection by affidavit

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“Summary distribution.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/summary%20distribution. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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