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When does a Will have to go to probate?

Massachusetts General Laws chapter 191, section 13 says  “A person having custody of a will, other than a register of probate, shall, within thirty days after notice of the death of the testator, deliver such will into the probate court having jurisdiction of the probate thereof, or to the executors named in the will, who shall themselves deliver it into such court within said time”

Basically, any person in possession of the will must deliver the will to probate court or to the person named executor of the will within 30 days.  If it is delivered to the executor, the executor must then deliver it to the probate court.