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501C.0203 ORDER FOR HEARING AND NOTICE.

Subdivision 1.In rem judicial proceedings.

Upon the filing of a petition under the district court's in rem jurisdiction by an interested person, the court shall, by order, fix a time and place for a hearing. Notice of the judicial proceeding must be given by an interested person as follows: (1) by publishing, at least 20 days before the date of the hearing, a copy of the order for hearing one time in a legal newspaper for the county in which the petition is filed; and (2) by mailing, at least 15 days before the date of the hearing, a copy of the order for hearing to those current trustees and qualified beneficiaries of the trust whose identity is known and whose location is known or reasonably ascertainable to the petitioner after making reasonable efforts to locate such persons. In the case of a qualified beneficiary who is a minor or an incapacitated person as defined in section 524.5-102, notice of the judicial proceeding shall also be given to any representative person acting on behalf of the qualified beneficiary in accordance with the provisions of sections 501C.0301 to 501C.0305 who is known to the petitioner. The district court shall have the discretion to order that notice of the judicial proceeding may be given in any other manner as the court directs.

Subd. 2.In personam judicial proceedings.

Upon the filing of a petition under the district court's in personam jurisdiction by an interested person, the court shall, by order, fix a time and place for hearing. Notice of the judicial proceeding must be given by an interested person to the current trustees and the qualified beneficiaries in the same manner as set forth under Rule 4 of the Rules of Civil Procedure by serving a copy of the order for hearing and the petition at least 15 days prior to the hearing unless waived in writing by the current trustees and the qualified beneficiaries. In the case of a qualified beneficiary who is a minor or an incapacitated person as defined in section 524.5-102, notice of the judicial proceeding shall also be given to any representative person acting on behalf of the qualified beneficiary in accordance with the provisions of sections 501C.0301 to 501C.0305 who is known to the petitioner. The district court shall have the discretion to order that notice of the judicial proceeding may be given in any other manner as the court directs.