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2009 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 2009 525.491

Dormant estates, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.475

Final account, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.48

Transfers to representatives of foreign countries, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.484

Administration of estates

Income earned during administration of estates, Minn. Statutes 2009 501B.61, 2009 501B.63

Jurisdiction, district court, Minn. Statutes 2009 484.01

Small estates, summary administration procedures, collection of personal property, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-1201, 2009 524.3-1202

Appeals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.71 to 2009 525.731

Applications, filing with attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2009 501B.41

Appointment for administration, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-103

Appraisers, employment of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-707

Attorney fees, basis for, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.515

Child custody, de facto and third-party custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 257C.02

Children

Award of property with sentimental value to children, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.152

Exempt property and allowances, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-403

Property under probate, qualification for homestead classification, Minn. Statutes 2009 273.124

Unprovided for in or omitted from wills, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-302

Claims

Administration expenses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201

Against decedents, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-104

Allowance of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-806

Alternative care claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-805

Classification of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-805

Compromise of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-813

Contingent, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-810

Counterclaims, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-811

Creditors' claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-812, 2009 524.3-816

Distributees' liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-1004, 2009 524.3-1006

Encumbered assets, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-814

Funeral expenses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201

Generally, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-801 to 2009 524.3-817

Joint contract claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-817

Limitations on presentation of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-803

Manner of presentation, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-804

Medical assistance or general assistance medical care, Minn. Statutes 2009 256B.15

Not due, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-810

Notice to creditors, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-801

Payment of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-807

Personal representatives, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-808, 2009 524.3-815

Secured, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-809

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-802

Undischarged, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-1004

Unliquidated, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-810

Conservatorships, see GUARDIANS AND CONSERVATORS

Controversies, compromise and settlement, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-1101, 2009 524.3-1102

Creditors' claims, see Claims under this topic

Custodial trusts, see under TRUSTS

Decisions, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.041

Definitions

Income and franchise law, Minn. Statutes 2009 290.01

Probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.152

Uniform Custodial Trust Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 529.01

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201

Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 527.21

Devolution, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-105

Disclaimer of property interests, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-1101 to 2009 524.2-1116

Disclosure proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.85

Dissolution of marriage, effect of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-802

Distribution

Deeds of distribution, county auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 272.12

Distributees, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201, 2009 524.3-908

Distribution in kind, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-906, 2009 524.3-907

General pecuniary devises, interest on, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-904

Improper distribution, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-909

Legal disabilities, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-915

Order of appropriation, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-902

Partition for purpose of distribution, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-911

Purchasers, protection, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-910

Right of retainer, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-903

Successors, rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-901

Unclaimed assets, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-914

Effective dates, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.8-101

Estates

Administration of estates, see same under this topic

Closing estates, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-1001 to 2009 524.3-1008

Investments, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-914

Small estates, summary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-1201 to 2009 524.3-1204

Unclaimed assets, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-914

Foreign personal representatives

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.4-302

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.4-202

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.4-205

Proof of authority-bond, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.4-204

Resident creditor notices, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.4-203

Formal proceedings

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-406, 2009 524.3-407

Foreign wills, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-409

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-403

Modifications, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-413

Multiple instruments, probate of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-410

Notices, hearing on petition, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-403

Objections to probate, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-404

Partial intestacy, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-411

Petition, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-402

Tax judgment sales, Minn. Statutes 2009 270C.67

Uncontested cases, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-405

Vacation, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-412

Will construction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-408

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-106

General provisions, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-101 to 2009 524.3-109

Governing instruments

Choice of law, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-703

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-701 to 2009 524.2-711

Power of appointment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-704

Guardians and conservators, see GUARDIANS AND CONSERVATORS

Homicide, effect of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-803, 2009 609B.465

Informal probate

Findings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-303, 2009 524.3-308

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-306, 2009 524.3-310

Registrar, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-302, 2009 524.3-305, 2009 524.3-307, 2009 524.3-309

Informal proceedings

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201, 2009 524.3-301 to 2009 524.3-311

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-306

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-1001 to 2009 524.2-1010

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-102, 2009 524.1-104, 2009 524.1-301, 2009 524.1-302, 2009 524.3-106

Jury trials, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-306

Lawsuits, conciliation courts, no jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 491A.01

Letters, contents of, to representatives of estates of deceased persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.91

Multiparty accounts, credit unions, Minn. Statutes 2009 52.131

Necessity of order, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-102

Next of kin, degree of kindred and kindred of half blood, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-107

Notices, see under PROBATE COURT

Patents, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.88, 2009 525.881

Personal representatives

Agents and employees, employment of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-721

Appraisers, employment of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-707

Breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-712

Compensation of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-719, 2009 524.3-721

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-713

Corepresentatives, when joint action required, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-717

Court orders, proceeding without, exception, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-704

Duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-701, 2009 524.3-703, 2009 524.3-711

Expenses, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-720

Improper exercise of powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-712

Inventories and appraisements, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-706, 2009 524.3-708

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-703

Possession of estate, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-709

Priority among candidates, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-203

Priority among different letters, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-702

Private agreements among successors to decedent binding on personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-912

Protection for persons dealing with, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-714

Relation to persons interested in estate, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-703

Standing to sue, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-703

Successor personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201, 2009 524.3-613, 2009 524.3-716

Surviving personal representatives, powers of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-718

Transactions authorized for, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-715

Transfers, power to avoid, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-710

Powers of appointment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-108

Proceedings, scope of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-107

Property disposition

Disposal by coroner, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.393

Exempt property and allowances, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-401 to 2009 524.2-405

Foreclosure of mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.37

Property converted, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.392

Property fraudulently conveyed, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.391

Realty acquired, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.38

Property, homestead classification, qualification, Minn. Statutes 2009 273.124

Protective proceedings, see GUARDIANS AND CONSERVATORS

Secondary evidence, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.242

Securities

Beneficiary form registration, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.6-303 to 2009 524.6-311

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201, 2009 524.6-301

Ownership, sole or joint tenancy, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.6-302

Sentimental value, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.152

Service of process, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.712

Small estates, summary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-1201 to 2009 524.3-1204

Succession, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-705, 2009 524.2-708

Successor personal representatives

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-613

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-716

Summary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-1203

Supervised administration

Distribution and closing orders, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-505

Effect on other proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-503

Generally, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-501 to 2009 524.3-505

Interim orders, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-505

Nature of proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-501

Order, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-502

Personal representatives, powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-504

Petition, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-502

Surviving spouse, elective share

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-208

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-208 to 2009 524.2-214

Overlapping application, no double inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-208

Personal liability of recipients, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-210

Proceedings, time limits, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-211

Protection of bona fide purchasers, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-208

Protection of payors and other third parties, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-214

Right of election personal to surviving spouse, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-212

Sources from which elective share payable, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-209

Valuation, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-208

Waivers, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-204, 2009 524.2-213

Taxes, federal estate taxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.528

Testacy proceedings

Conflicting claim of domicile in another state, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-202

Time limits, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-108

Trustees, distributions to, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.3-913

Uniform Probate Code

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 290.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-101 to 2009 524.8-103

Uniform Simultaneous Death Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.2-702

Uniform TOD Security Registration Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.6-301 to 2009 524.6-311

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-303, 2009 524.3-201