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Hello can you please provide me with template a for an initial

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Hello can you please provide me with template a for an initial Writ to petition the Sheriff Court in Edinburgh for executor Dative?
My father (widower) passed away a few weeks and left no will.
Living relatives are Myself (Brother) and my 2 brothers
My brothers wish is for me to act as executor
Much Appreciated
Mark
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
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Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question. Use this style:
SHERIFFDOM OF LOTHIAN AND BORDERS
AT EDINBURGH
In causa
(Name and Address of you)​ PURSUER
The Pursuer craves the Court:-
To decern the Pursuer executrix dative qua son of the full blood to the deceased (name and address)
PURSUER
CONDESCENDENCE
1. The said *** died intestate at Edinburgh on the ****. He had at the time of his death his ordinary or principal domicile in the Sheriffdom of Lothian and Borders in Scotland.
2. The said *** died unmarried and without a civil partner.
3. The Pursuer is the son of the full blood and accordingly he, along with his two brothers of the full blood, has right to the intestate estate of the late ***
PLEA IN LAW
The pursuer having a right to a one third share in the intestate estate of the said ***, is entitled to be decerned his executrix dative.
PURSUER
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