(a) If a special administrator is to be appointed pending the probate of a will which is the subject of a pending application or petition for probate, the person named executor in the will shall be appointed if available, and qualified.
(b) In other cases, any proper person may be appointed special administrator.
1974 c 442 art 3 s 524.3-615
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