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    Subdivision 1. Generally. For the purpose of Laws 1974, chapter 447, sections 6 to 16 the
terms defined in this section have the meanings given them.
    Subd. 2. Court. "Court" means the court having probate jurisdiction for the county where an
absentee last resided.
    Subd. 3. Person. "Person in interest" means the absentee, heirs, any person who would
have an interest in the absentee's estate had the absentee died intestate at any time between the
commencement of the absence and the date set for any proceeding prescribed by section 576.142,
any person who would have an interest under the absentee's will or purported will, an insurer
or surety of the absentee, an owner of any reversionary, remainder, joint or contractual interest
which might be affected by the death of the absentee, creditor of the absentee, and any other
person whom the court finds is properly in interest.
History: 1974 c 447 s 6; 1986 c 444; 1995 c 189 s 8; 1996 c 277 s 1

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