– LEGAL NOTICE –
COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS THE TRIAL COURT
PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT Essex Probate and Family Court
36 Federal Street
Salem, MA 01970
Docket No. ES23P1415EA
Estate of: BARBARA E. DEVINE
Date of Death: 12/14/2022
CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION
To all interested persons:
A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Donald B. Devine of East Wakefield, NH requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition.
The Petitioner requests that: Donald B. Devine of East Wakefield, NH be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in unsupervised administration.
You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from
the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court before: 10:00 a.m. on the return day of 06/12/2023.
This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you fail to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an affidavit of objections withinthirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you.
UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUSETTS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC) A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised administration is not required to file aninventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, Hon. Frances M. Giordano, First Justice of this Court.
Date: May 05, 2023
PAMELA A. CASEY O’BRIEN REGISTER OF PROBATE
May 12, 2023