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year for the presentation of claims against the estate, and without requiring publication of notice to creditors or of final settlement.

SEC. 2. All acts or parts of ačts inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

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Ae it enađed by the General Assembly of the State of
Colorado:

SECTION I. If, after the expiration of one year from Insolvent estate

the time administration is granted on an estate such estate is found to be insolvent, it shall be so entered of record by the county court, and such order being made, no action shall be maintained against the executor or administrator of such estate, except at the costs of the party suing, but persons entitled thereto shall receive their proportions of such estate as provided by law.

Approved April 6, 1885.

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Form of vow.

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IN RELATION TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ESTATES OF DECEASED
PERSONS, AND TO AMEND CERTAIN SECTIONS OF CHAPTER II4
OF THE GENERAL STATUTES OF THE STATE OF COLORADO, [115]
ENTITLED “WILLS.”

Be it enađed by the General Assembly of the State of
Colorado:

SECTION I. Sečtion 39 of chapter CXIV. [CXV.] of the General Statutes of the State of Colorado, entitled “Wills,” is hereby repealed, and the following shall stand in lieu thereof: SEC. 39. All executors to be appointed, unless the testator or testatrix shall otherwise direčt in the will, and all administrators with the will annexed, shall, before entering upon the duties of their executorship and administrations, respectively, enter into bond with good and sufficient security, to be approved by the county court, in a sum double the value of the personal estate, together with the rents and issues accruing or to accrue during the term of his office from such real estate as might by law be subjećted to the payment of the debts of the deceased, and payable to the people of the State of Colorado for the use of the parties interested, in the following form, to wit:

A now al/ men by these presents, That we, A. B., C. D. and

E. F., of the county of ----------- and State of Colorado, are held and firmly bound unto the people of the State of Colorado in the penal sum of.----. ------ dollars, current

money of the United States, to which payment well and truly to be made and performed, we, and each of us, bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly, severally and firmly by these presents.

The condition of the above obligation is such, That, if the above bounden A. B., executor of the last will and testament of G. H., deceased, (or administrator, with the will annexed, as the case may be,) do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfeót inventory of all and singular the

goods and chattels, rights and credits, lands, tenements and hereditaments, and the rents and profits issuing out of the same of the said deceased, which have, or shall, come to the hands, possession or knowledge of the said A. B., or into the possession of any other person for him, and the same so made do exhibit in the county court for the said county of ------------ , as required by law, and also make and render a fair and just account of his acts and doings as such executor (or administrator) to said court when thereunto lawfully required, and to well and truly fulfill the duties enjoined on him, in and by said will, and shall, moreover, pay and deliver to the persons entitled thereto, all the legacies and bequests contained in said will, so far as the estate of the said testator will thereunto extend, according to the value thereof, and, as the law shall charge him, and shall, in general, do all other ačts which may, from time to time, be required of him by law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Which said bond shall be signed and sealed by said executor (or administrator) and his securities, and attested by the county judge, and filed in his office. If, however, the will confers authority upon the executor, or adminis-When executor trator, to sell the real estate, then the bond shall be in o “l double the value of the real and personal estate of the testator, and, if it shall become necessary to sell the real estate of the testator for the purpose of paying the debts of the deceased and the legacies charged thereon, then, before the order of sale is made by the county court, the county court shall require the executor, or administrator, to furnish additional bond in double the value of the estate to be sold. *

SEC. 2. Section 46, of chapter I 14, [115] is hereby repealed, and the following shall stand in lieu thereof: SEC. 46. The form of letters of administration to be issued in this State shall, as near as may be, be as follows, to wit:

Form of letters of administration.

STATE OF COLOR ADO,
SS
COUNTY OF-----------

The people of the State of Colorado,
To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting:

KNow YE: That whereas, A. B., of the county of - - - - - - - - - - - - - - , and State of Colorado, died intestate on

Bond.

or about the ---...----day of.------- , A. D. 18----, having

at the time of his decease personal property in this State which may be lost, destroyed or diminished in value, if speedy care be not taken of the same; to the end therefor that said property may be collected and preserved for those who shall appear to have a legal right or interest therein, we do hereby appoint C. P., of the county of.----- ----- y and State of Colorado, administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits which were of the said A. B. at the time of his decease, with full power and authority to colle&t the rents and issues accruing from such of the real estate of the deceased as might by law be subjected to the payment of his debts; and to secure and colle&t the said property and debts, wheresoever the same may be found in this State, and to apply the same, under order of the court, to the payment of the debts of the deceased and the taxes accrued or accruing on the real and personal estate, and in general to do and perform all other aćts which now or hereafter may be required of him by law.

SEC. 3. Section 49 of chapter I 14 [I I5] is hereby repealed, and the following shall stand in lieu thereof: SEC. 49. Each and every administrator shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, enter into bonds, with good and sufficient security, to be approved by the county court, in a sum double the value of the personal estate, together with the rents and issues accruing or to accrue during his term of office, from such of the real estate of the deceased as might by law be subjećted to the payment of the debts of the deceased. The formal part of the bond shall be as heretofore prescribed, with a condition thereto in the following form, to wit:

The condition of the above ob/gation is such, That if the said A. B., administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of J. K., deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfeót inventory of all and singular the lands and tenements, and the rents and profits issuing out of the same, and the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the said deceased which shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of him, the said A. B., as such administrator, or to the hands of any person or persons for him, and the same so made, do exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the county court for the said county of ----agreeable to law, and such goods and chattels, rights and credits, rents and profits, do well and truly administer according to law, and all the rest of the said goods and chattels, rights and credits, rents and issues which shall be found remaining upon the account of said administrator, the same being first examined and allowed by the county court, shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons, respectively, as may be legally entitled thereto; and further, do make a just and true account of all his acts and doings therein, when thereunto required by the said court, and if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by the deceased, and the same be proved in court, and letters testamentary or of administration be obtained thereon, and the said A. B. do in such case, on being required thereto, render and deliver up the letters of administration granted to him as aforesaid, and shall in general do and perform all other ačts which may at any time be required of him by law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Which said bond shall be signed and sealed by the said administrator and his securities, attested by the county judge and filed in his office, and in all cases where bonds shall be taken from any administrator de bonus mon, or in any other case where a form shall not be prescribed in this chapter, the same shall be made, as nearly as may be, in conformity with the form above described, with corresponding variations to suit each particular case. Whenever it shall become ... necessary to sell the real estate of the deceased, for the pur- to pay debts. pose of paying the debts of the intestate, it shall be the duty of the county court to require of the administrator additional bond in the penalty of double the value of the real estate to be sold under the order of the court.

SEC. 4. Sečtion 52, of chapter I 14, [115] is hereby repealed, and the following shall stand in lieu thereof: SEC. 52. The form of letters to be granted to the person or persons so appointed to collect and preserve the estate of the decedent, as aforesaid, shall be as follows, viz.:

The People of the State of Co/orado:
To a// to whom these presents shal/ come, greeting. Form.

KNow YE: That whereas, A. B., late of the county of ------ - - - --, and State of Colorado, deceased, had, at his or her) decease, real and personal propeaty within this State, the administration whereof cannot be immediately granted to the person by law entitled thereto, but which, if

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