Administration Cum Testamento Annexo Law and Legal Definition

Administration cum testamento annexo is a Latin term which means with the will annexed. It means an administration granted where the deceased has left a will but has appointed no executor to it or when the executor named is incompetent to act, is deceased, or refuses to act, or from any other legal cause. Here, the court will make the appointment of any person who is usually the residuary legatee, or who is having the largest beneficial interest in the estate. It is also called as administration with the will annexed.