Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes


Subdivision 1.Generally.

For the purpose of sections 578.01, 578.02, 578.08, 578.10, and 578.15 to 578.21, 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 578.17, 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.

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes