[ Text of section effective until March 31, 2012. Repealed by 2008, 521, Sec. 12. See 2008, 521, Sec. 44 as amended by 2010, 409, Sec. 23 and 2011, 224.]
Section 7. If a judge or register of probate desires to be appointed executor of the will or administrator, or administrator with the will annexed, of the estate of his wife, child, father or mother, who at the time of their decease were inhabitants of or resident in his county, such will may be proved and allowed and appointment made and all subsequent proceedings relative to the estate may be had in the probate court of any adjoining county, and the register thereof shall forthwith transmit to the register of the county where the deceased resided, or of which said deceased was an inhabitant, a true and attested copy of all papers relating thereto filed and entered on the docket, which shall be recorded by the register to whom they are transmitted.