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2005 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

PROBATE

See also DECEDENTS ESTATES; DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION; DEVISES AND BEQUESTS; COURT; WILLS

Accounting and bookkeeping

Attorney's lien, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.491

Dormant estates, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.475

Final account, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.48

Transfers to representatives of foreign countries, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.484

Administration of estates

Income earned during administration of estates, Minn. Statutes 2005 501B.61, 2005 501B.63

Small estates, summary administration procedures, collection of personal property, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-1201, 2005 524.3-1202

Appeals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.71 to 2005 525.731

Applications

Filing with attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2005 501B.41

Appointment for administration, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-103

Appraisers, employment of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-707

Attorney fees, basis for, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.515

Child custody, de facto and third party custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.02

Children

Award of property with sentimental value to children, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.152

Exempt property and allowances, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-403

Property under probate, qualification for homestead classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 273.124

Unprovided for in or omitted from wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-302

Claims

Administration expenses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-201

Against decedents, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-104

Allowance of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-806

Alternative care claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-805

Classification of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-805

Compromise of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-813

Contingent, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-810

Counterclaims, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-811

Creditors' claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-812, 2005 524.3-816

Encumbered assets, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-814

Funeral expenses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-201

Generally, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-801 to 2005 524.3-817

Joint contract claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-817

Limitations on presentation of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-803

Manner of presentation, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-804

Medical assistance or general assistance medical care, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.15

Not due, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-810

Notice to creditors, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-801

Payment of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-807

Personal representatives, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-808, 2005 524.3-815

Secured, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-809

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-802

Unliquidated, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-810

Controversies

Compromise and settlement, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-1101, 2005 524.3-1102

Creditors' claims, see Claims under this topic

Custodial trusts, see under TRUSTS

Definitions

Income and franchise law, Minn. Statutes 2005 290.01

Probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.152

Uniform Custodial Trust Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 529.01

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-201

Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 527.21

Devolution, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-105

Disclosure proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.85

Dissolution of marriage, effect of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-802

Distribution

Deeds of distribution, county auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.12

Distributees, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-201, 2005 524.3-908

Distribution in kind, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-906, 2005 524.3-907

General pecuniary devises, interest on, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-904

Improper distribution, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-909

Legal disabilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-915

Order of appropriation, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-902

Partition for purpose of distribution, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-911

Purchasers, protection, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-910

Right of retainer, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-903

Successors, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-901

Unclaimed assets, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-914

Effective dates, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.8-101

Estates

Administration of estates, see same under this topic

Closing estates, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-1001 to 2005 524.3-1008

Investments, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-914

Small estates, see same under this topic

Unclaimed assets, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-914

Foreign personal representatives

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.4-302

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.4-202

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.4-205

Proof of authority-bond, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.4-204

Resident creditor notices, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.4-203

Formal proceedings

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-406, 2005 524.3-407

Foreign wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-409

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-403

Modifications, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-413

Multiple instruments, probate of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-410

Notices, hearing on petition, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-403

Objections to probate, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-404

Partial intestacy, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-411

Petition, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-402

Tax judgment sales, Minn. Statutes 2005 270C.67

Uncontested cases, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-405

Vacation, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-412

Will construction, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-408

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-106

General provisions, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-101 to 2005 524.3-109

Governing instruments

Choice of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-703

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-701 to 2005 524.2-709

Power of appointment, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-704

Guardians and conservators

Nomination, Minn. Statutes 2005 145B.03, 2005 145C.05, 2005 145C.07

Homicide, effect of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-803

Informal probate

Findings, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-303, 2005 524.3-308

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-306, 2005 524.3-310

Registrar, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-302, 2005 524.3-305, 2005 524.3-307, 2005 524.3-309

Informal proceedings

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-201, 2005 524.3-301 to 2005 524.3-311

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-306

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1001 to 2005 524.2-1010

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-102, 2005 524.1-104, 2005 524.1-301, 2005 524.1-302, 2005 524.3-106

Jury trials, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-306, 2005 525.013

Lawsuits, conciliation courts, no jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 491A.01

Letters

Contents of, to representatives of estates of deceased persons, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.91

Multiparty accounts, credit unions, Minn. Statutes 2005 52.131

Necessity of order, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-102

Next of kin

Degree of kindred and kindred of half blood, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-107

Notices, see under PROBATE COURT

Patents, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.88, 2005 525.881

Personal representatives

Agents and employees, employment of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-721

Appraisers, employment of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-707

Breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-712

Compensation of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-719, 2005 524.3-721

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-713

Corepresentatives, when joint action required, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-717

Court orders, proceeding without, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-704

Duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-701, 2005 524.3-703, 2005 524.3-711

Expenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-720

Improper exercise of powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-712

Inventories and appraisements, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-706, 2005 524.3-708

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-703

Possession of estate, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-709

Priority among candidates, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-203

Priority among different letters, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-702

Private agreements among successors to decedent binding on personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-912

Protection for persons dealing with, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-714

Relation to persons interested in estate, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-703

Standing to sue, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-703

Successor personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-201, 2005 524.3-613, 2005 524.3-716

Surviving personal representatives, powers of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-718

Transactions authorized for, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-715

Transfers, power to avoid, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-710

Powers of appointment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-108

Proceedings, scope of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-107

Property disposition

Disposal by coroner, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.393

Exempt property and allowances, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-401 to 2005 524.2-405

Foreclosure of mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.37

Property converted, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.392

Property fraudulently conveyed, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.391

Realty acquired, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.38

Property

Homestead classification, qualification, Minn. Statutes 2005 273.124

Secondary evidence, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.242

Securities

Beneficiary form registration, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.6-303 to 2005 524.6-311

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-201, 2005 524.6-301

Ownership, sole or joint tenancy, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.6-302

Sentimental value, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.152

Service of process, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.712

Small estates, summary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-1201 to 2005 524.3-1204

Succession, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-705, 2005 524.2-708

Successor personal representatives

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-613

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-716

Supervised administration

Distribution and closing orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-505

Effect on other proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-503

Generally, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-501 to 2005 524.3-505

Interim orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-505

Nature of proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-501

Order, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-502

Personal representatives, powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-504

Petition, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-502

Surviving spouse, elective share

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-208

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-208 to 2005 524.2-214

Overlapping application, no double inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-208

Personal liability of recipients, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-210

Proceedings, time limits, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-211

Protection of bona fide purchasers, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-208

Protection of payors and other third parties, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-214

Right of election personal to surviving spouse, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-212

Sources from which elective share payable, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-209

Valuation, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-208

Waivers, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-204, 2005 524.2-213

Taxes, federal estate taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.528

Testacy proceedings

Conflicting claim of domicile in another state, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-202

Time limits, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-108

Trustees, distributions to, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-913

Uniform Probate Code

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 290.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-101 to 2005 524.8-103

Uniform Simultaneous Death Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-702

Uniform TOD Security Registration Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.6-301 to 2005 524.6-311

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-303, 2005 524.3-201