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Re: Bound on the wrong side of the Gospel
— by Diederik Diederik
Brilliant case thanks. First para says it all.

A court of probate, in the exercise of its jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates of deceased persons, has no jurisdiction to appoint an administrator of the estate of a living person, and its orders, made after public notice, appointing an administrator of the estate of a person who is in fact alive, although he has been absent and not heard from for seven years, and licensing the administrator to sell his land for payment of his debts, are void, and the purchaser at the sale takes no title, as against him.

There is the redemption for the "dead". And why the interim administrator (without letters of administration), can be so easily defeated.