Legal Personal Representative Law and Legal Definition

Legal personal representative is a term that has varied meanings depending on the context in which it is used. This term

  • When used by a testator referring to personal property, it means an executor or administrator.
  • When used by a testator referring to real property, it means one to whom the real estate passes immediately upon the testator's death.
  • When used concerning the death of a mariner at sea, it means the public administrator, executor, or appointed administrator in the seaman's state of residence.