Section 12-13-5

Form, execution, return, etc., of letters testamentary, etc., and process of probate court generally.

All letters testamentary, of administration and of guardianship and all process from the probate court shall be signed by the judge or his chief clerk, bear the date of the day of issue and conform, as nearly as possible, to those used in other courts in this state and shall be directed, executed and returned in like manner and under the same penalties unless otherwise provided by law.

(Code 1852, §675; Code 1867, §797; Code 1876, §703; Code 1886, §796; Code 1896, §3375; Code 1907, §5433; Code 1923, §9595; Code 1940, T. 13, §304.)