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2004 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

WILLS

See also AFTER ACQUIRED PROPERTY; CY PRES; DEATH; DECEDENTS ESTATES; DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION; DEVISES AND BEQUESTS; EXECUTORS; LAST ILLNESS; LEGACIES; LIVING ; OMITTED PROPERTY; PERPETUITIES; POSTHUMOUS CHILDREN; PROBATE; TESTAMENTARY TRUSTS; TRUST FUNDS

Antilapse, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-603

Authorization by, decedents, dissection, Minn. Statutes 2004 145.161

Cemetery lot owners, disposal of lots, Minn. Statutes 2004 306.29

Certified copies, filing, registration of title without court proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 508A.68

Charitable trusts, filing wills and codicils with attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2004 501B.41

Children

Incapacitated children, appointment of guardian, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.5-302

Omitted, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-302

Conservation restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.64, 2004 84.65

Contested, penalty clauses, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-517

Contracts to make or revoke

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 501A.04

Contracts, succession issues, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-514

Courts, deposit of wills with, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-515

Custodial property, transfers authorized by wills or trusts, Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 527.25

Custodial trustees, designation

Uniform Custodial Trust Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 529.03

Custodians, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-516

Debts, treatment of

Devisees or legatees, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2004 573.10, 2004 573.20

Estate, payment from, Minn. Statutes 2004 573.10, 2004 573.20

Real property, payment from, Minn. Statutes 2004 573.09, 2004 573.20

Declaratory judgments, right to request, Minn. Statutes 2004 555.02

Deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 287.22

Definitions

Safe deposit companies, will searches, Minn. Statutes 2004 55.10

Uniform Management of Institutional Funds Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 309.62

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.1-201

Devisees, see under DEVISES AND BEQUESTS

Devolution of estate at death, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.3-101

Disclaimers, probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 525.532

District court, depositing with, fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 357.021

Drafting, Minn. Statutes 2004 481.02

Estate, quantity devised, Minn. Statutes 2004 525.21

Evidence

Exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 600.14

Probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 525.242

Exceptions, probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 525.2221

Execution

Compliance of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-506

Events of independent significance, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-512

Guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-502

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-502

Fiduciaries, substitution of affiliate banks or trust companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 48A.10

Forms

International wills, certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1005

Self-proved wills, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-504

Future interests in heirs, heirs at law, or next of kin, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-711

Gift instruments, wills defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 309.62

Guardians, appointment by will, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.5-302

Incapacitated persons, conservators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.5-428

Incorporation by reference

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-510

International wills

Authorized persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1001, 2004 524.2-1009

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1005, 2004 524.2-1006

Date of, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1004

Definitions, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1001

Forms, certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1005

Information registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1010

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1008

Persons authorized to act in connection with international wills defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1001

Probate, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1001 to 2004 524.2-1010

Registration data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1010

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1003

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1007

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1004

Validity, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1002

Interpretation of law

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1008

Rules of construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-601

Interpretation, declaratory judgment, right to request, Minn. Statutes 2004 555.02

Invalid wills, special laws regarding, Minn. Const. art 12 s 1

Legatees, see LEGATEES

Powers of appointment

Creditors, payment of claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 502.70

Exercise by donee, Minn. Statutes 2004 502.64, 2004 502.70, 2004 502.72

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-608

Premarital wills, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-301

Probate

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-501 to 2004 524.2-517

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1001 to 2004 524.2-1010

Separate written documents identifying bequests of tangible property, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-513

Property bequeathed, see DEVISES AND BEQUESTS

Real property

Disposition, statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2004 513.04

Registered land, conveyance by will, Minn. Statutes 2004 508A.47

Registration of title

Certified copies, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 508.68

Registered land, conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2004 508.47

Revocation

Changes of circumstances, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-508

Dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-804

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-1007

Revival of, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-509

Subsequent wills, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-507

Testator's act or direction, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-507

Rules of construction

Ademption by satisfaction, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-609

Failure of testamentary provision, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-604

Generally, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-601 to 2004 524.2-609

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-601

Nonademption, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-609

Nonexoneration, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-607

Powers of appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-608

Property passed, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-602, 2004 524.2-606

Securities, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-605

Safe deposit boxes, searches for will, Minn. Statutes 2004 55.10

Sales of devised property, Minn. Statutes 2004 525.253

Self-proved, form, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-504

Spouse's election

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 501A.04

Spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-301, 2004 524.5-302

Transfers to minors

Custodial property transfers, Minn. Statutes 2004 527.25

Trusts

Creation, powers of trustee, Minn. Statutes 2004 501B.80

Testamentary additions to, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-511

Who may make, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-501

Witnesses

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-502

Testimony as secondary evidence, Minn. Statutes 2004 525.242

Who may witness, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.2-505

Written instruments affecting title to real property

Acknowledgment, defects in, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.251

Attestation, defects in, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.251

Conveyances, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.01

Devises of real property, recording, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.27

Discriminatory provisions restricting conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.18

Wills defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.18