SETTLEMENT OF ESTATES
AN ACT to Amend Article 2 of Chapter 98 of the Revised Code of Delaware (1915), Requiring Non-Residents of the State of Delaware to File Power of Attorney With the Register of Wills Before the Issuance of Letters Testamentary or of Administration, by Inserting a New Section to be Known as 3343 (a), Sec. 10 (a).
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in. General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 98 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, as heretofore amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by inserting immediately following 3343, Sec. 10, therein the following new section to be known as 3343 (a), Section 10 (a) :
3343 (a), Sec. 10 (a). In case of the grant of Letters Testamentary or of Administration, the person designated as such Executor or Administrator, if a non-resident of the State of Delaware, or if a corporation not incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware, shall file in the office of the Register of Wills, before the issuance of such Letters, an irrevocable power of attorney, designating the Register of Wills and his successors in office as the person upon whom all notices and process issued by any Court in the State of Delaware may be served, with like effect as personal service in relation to any suit, matter, cause or thing affecting or pertinent to the estate in which the letters are issued. It shall be the duty of said Register of Wills forthwith to forward, by registered mail, to the address of such Executor or Administrator, which shall be stated in said power of attorney, any such notices or process so served upon said Register of Wills, as aforesaid.