surplus personal estate

That part of the personal property in the estate of a decedent which remains after the payment of expenses of administration and debts, including taxes, for which the decedent was liable or for which the estate is liable. Weinberg v Safe Deposit & Trust Co. 198 Md 539, 85 A2d 50, 37 ALR2d 188.

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