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CHAPTER 524. UNIFORM PROBATE CODE

Table of Sections
Section Headnote
524.1-100 MS 2006 [Renumbered 15.001]
Article 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS,
DEFINITIONS AND PROBATE
JURISDICTION OF COURT
Part 1
CITATION, CONSTRUCTION,
GENERAL PROVISIONS
524.1-101 CITATION AND NUMBERING SYSTEM.
524.1-102 PURPOSES; RULE OF CONSTRUCTION.
524.1-103 SUPPLEMENTARY GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LAW APPLICABLE.
524.1-104 SEVERABILITY.
524.1-105 [Repealed, 1975 c 347 s 144]
524.1-106 EFFECT OF FRAUD AND EVASION.
524.1-107 EVIDENCE AS TO DEATH OR STATUS.
524.1-108 ACTS BY HOLDER OF GENERAL POWER.
Part 2
DEFINITIONS
524.1-201 GENERAL DEFINITIONS.
Part 3
SCOPE, JURISDICTION
AND COURTS
524.1-301 TERRITORIAL APPLICATION.
524.1-302 SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION.
524.1-303 VENUE; MULTIPLE PROCEEDINGS; TRANSFER.
524.1-304 PRACTICE IN COURT.
524.1-305 [Repealed, 1975 c 347 s 144]
524.1-306 JURY TRIAL.
524.1-307 REGISTRAR; POWERS.
524.1-310 VERIFICATION OF FILED DOCUMENTS.
Part 4
NOTICE, PARTIES AND
REPRESENTATION IN ESTATE
LITIGATION AND OTHER MATTERS
524.1-401 NOTICE; METHOD AND TIME OF GIVING.
524.1-402 NOTICE; WAIVER.
524.1-403 PLEADINGS; WHEN PARTIES BOUND BY OTHERS; NOTICE.
524.1-404 NOTICE TO CHARITABLE BENEFICIARIES.
Article 2
INTESTATE SUCCESSION AND WILLS
Part 1
INTESTATE SUCCESSION
524.2-101 INTESTATE ESTATE.
524.2-102 SHARE OF THE SPOUSE.
524.2-103 SHARE OF HEIRS OTHER THAN SURVIVING SPOUSE.
524.2-104 REQUIREMENT THAT HEIR SURVIVE DECEDENT FOR 120 HOURS.
524.2-105 NO TAKER.
524.2-106 REPRESENTATION.
524.2-107 DEGREE OF KINDRED AND KINDRED OF HALF BLOOD.
524.2-108 AFTER-BORN HEIRS.
524.2-109 ADVANCEMENTS.
524.2-110 DEBTS TO DECEDENT.
524.2-111 ALIENAGE.
524.2-112 [Repealed, 1994 c 472 s 64]
524.2-113 INDIVIDUALS RELATED TO DECEDENT THROUGH TWO LINES.
524.2-114 PARENT BARRED FROM INHERITING IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
524.2-115 [Renumbered 524.2-123]
524.2-116 EFFECT OF PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP.
524.2-117 PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP WITH GENETIC PARENTS.
524.2-118 ADOPTEE AND ADOPTEE'S ADOPTIVE PARENT OR PARENTS.
524.2-119 ADOPTEE AND ADOPTEE'S GENETIC PARENTS.
524.2-120 CHILD CONCEIVED BY ASSISTED REPRODUCTION.
524.2-121 NO EFFECT ON GESTATIONAL AGREEMENTS.
524.2-122 NO EFFECT ON EQUITABLE ADOPTION.
524.2-123 INSTRUMENTS REFERENCING INTESTACY LAWS.
Part 2
ELECTIVE SHARE OF
SURVIVING SPOUSE
524.2-201 DEFINITIONS.
524.2-202 ELECTIVE SHARE.
524.2-203 COMPOSITION OF THE AUGMENTED ESTATE.
524.2-204 DECEDENT'S NET PROBATE ESTATE.
524.2-205 DECEDENT'S NONPROBATE TRANSFERS TO OTHERS.
524.2-206 DECEDENT'S NONPROBATE TRANSFERS TO SURVIVING SPOUSE.
524.2-207 SURVIVING SPOUSE'S PROPERTY AND NONPROBATE TRANSFERS TO OTHERS.
524.2-208 EXCLUSIONS, VALUATION, AND OVERLAPPING APPLICATION.
524.2-209 SOURCES FROM WHICH ELECTIVE SHARE PAYABLE.
524.2-210 PERSONAL LIABILITY OF RECIPIENTS.
524.2-211 PROCEEDING FOR ELECTIVE SHARE; TIME LIMIT.
524.2-212 RIGHT OF ELECTION PERSONAL TO SURVIVING SPOUSE.
524.2-213 WAIVER OF RIGHT TO ELECT AND OF OTHER RIGHTS.
524.2-214 PROTECTION OF PAYORS AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES.
524.2-215 SURVIVING SPOUSE RECEIVING MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.
Part 3
SPOUSE AND CHILDREN
UNPROVIDED FOR IN WILLS
524.2-301 ENTITLEMENT OF SPOUSE; PREMARITAL WILL.
524.2-302 OMITTED CHILDREN.
Part 4
EXEMPT PROPERTY AND ALLOWANCES
524.2-401 APPLICABLE LAW.
524.2-402 DESCENT OF HOMESTEAD.
524.2-403 EXEMPT PROPERTY.
524.2-404 FAMILY ALLOWANCE.
524.2-405 SOURCE, DETERMINATION, AND DOCUMENTATION.
Part 5
WILLS
524.2-501 WHO MAY MAKE A WILL.
524.2-502 EXECUTION; WITNESSED WILLS.
524.2-504 SELF-PROVED WILL.
524.2-505 WHO MAY WITNESS.
524.2-506 CHOICE OF LAW AS TO EXECUTION.
524.2-507 REVOCATION BY WRITING OR BY ACT.
524.2-508 REVOCATION BY CHANGES OF CIRCUMSTANCES.
524.2-509 REVIVAL OF REVOKED WILL.
524.2-510 INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE.
524.2-511 TESTAMENTARY ADDITIONS TO TRUSTS.
524.2-512 EVENTS OF INDEPENDENT SIGNIFICANCE.
524.2-513 SEPARATE WRITING IDENTIFYING BEQUEST OF TANGIBLE PROPERTY.
524.2-514 CONTRACTS CONCERNING SUCCESSION.
524.2-515 DEPOSIT OF WILL WITH COURT IN TESTATOR'S LIFETIME.
524.2-516 DUTY OF CUSTODIAN OF WILL; LIABILITY.
524.2-517 PENALTY CLAUSE FOR CONTEST.
Part 6
RULES OF CONSTRUCTION APPLICABLE ONLY TO WILLS
524.2-601 SCOPE.
524.2-602 WILL MAY PASS ALL PROPERTY AND AFTER-ACQUIRED PROPERTY.
524.2-603 ANTILAPSE; DECEASED DEVISEE; CLASS GIFTS; WORDS OF SURVIVORSHIP.
524.2-604 FAILURE OF TESTAMENTARY PROVISION.
524.2-605 INCREASE IN SECURITIES; ACCESSIONS.
524.2-606 NONADEMPTION OF SPECIFIC DEVISES; UNPAID PROCEEDS OF SALE, CONDEMNATION, OR INSURANCE; SALE BY CONSERVATOR OR GUARDIAN.
524.2-607 NONEXONERATION.
524.2-608 EXERCISE OF POWER OF APPOINTMENT.
524.2-609 ADEMPTION BY SATISFACTION.
524.2-610 [Repealed, 1994 c 472 s 64]
524.2-612 [Repealed, 1994 c 472 s 64]
Part 7
RULES OF CONSTRUCTION APPLICABLE TO WILLS
AND OTHER GOVERNING INSTRUMENTS
524.2-701 SCOPE.
524.2-702 REQUIREMENT OF SURVIVAL FOR 120 HOURS FOR DEVISEES, BENEFICIARIES OF CERTAIN TRUSTS, AND APPOINTEES OF CERTAIN POWERS OF APPOINTMENT; SIMULTANEOUS DEATH ACT FOR OTHER CASES.
524.2-703 CHOICE OF LAW AS TO MEANING AND EFFECT OF GOVERNING INSTRUMENT.
524.2-704 POWER OF APPOINTMENT; MEANING OF SPECIFIC REFERENCE REQUIREMENT.
524.2-705 CLASS GIFTS CONSTRUED TO ACCORD WITH INTESTATE SUCCESSION.
524.2-708 CLASS GIFTS TO "DESCENDANTS," "ISSUE," OR "HEIRS OF THE BODY"; FORM OF DISTRIBUTION IF NONE SPECIFIED.
524.2-709 REPRESENTATION; PER STIRPES; PER CAPITA AT EACH GENERATION.
524.2-711 FUTURE INTERESTS IN "HEIRS," "HEIRS AT LAW," OR "NEXT OF KIN."
524.2-712 DECEDENTS DYING AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2009, AND BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2011; FORMULA CLAUSES TO BE CONSTRUED TO REFER TO FEDERAL ESTATE TAX AND FEDERAL GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER TAX LAWS.
Part 8
GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING
PROBATE AND NONPROBATE
TRANSFERS
524.2-802 EFFECT OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE, ANNULMENT, AND DECREE OF SEPARATION.
524.2-803 EFFECT OF HOMICIDE ON INTESTATE SUCCESSION, WILLS, JOINT ASSETS, LIFE INSURANCE AND BENEFICIARY DESIGNATIONS; EMERGENCY ORDER.
524.2-804 REVOCATION BY DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE; NO REVOCATION BY OTHER CHANGES OF CIRCUMSTANCES.
Part 10
INTERNATIONAL WILL
INFORMATION REGISTRATION
524.2-1001 DEFINITIONS.
524.2-1002 INTERNATIONAL WILL; VALIDITY.
524.2-1003 INTERNATIONAL WILL; REQUIREMENTS.
524.2-1004 INTERNATIONAL WILLS; OTHER POINTS OF FORM.
524.2-1005 INTERNATIONAL WILL; CERTIFICATE.
524.2-1006 INTERNATIONAL WILL; EFFECT OF CERTIFICATE.
524.2-1007 INTERNATIONAL WILL; REVOCATION.
524.2-1008 SOURCE AND CONSTRUCTION.
524.2-1009 PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO ACT IN RELATION TO INTERNATIONAL WILL; ELIGIBILITY; RECOGNITION BY AUTHORIZING AGENCY.
524.2-1010 INTERNATIONAL WILL INFORMATION REGISTRATION.
Part 11
UNIFORM DISCLAIMER OF
PROPERTY INTERESTS ACT
524.2-1101 SHORT TITLE.
524.2-1102 DEFINITIONS.
524.2-1103 SCOPE.
524.2-1104 TAX-QUALIFIED DISCLAIMER.
524.2-1105 WHEN DISCLAIMER IS PERMITTED.
524.2-1106 WHEN DISCLAIMER IS BARRED OR LIMITED.
524.2-1107 POWER TO DISCLAIM; GENERAL REQUIREMENTS; WHEN IRREVOCABLE.
524.2-1108 DISCLAIMER OF INTEREST IN PROPERTY.
524.2-1109 DISCLAIMER OF RIGHTS OF SURVIVORSHIP IN JOINTLY HELD PROPERTY.
524.2-1110 DISCLAIMER OF INTEREST BY TRUSTEE.
524.2-1111 DISCLAIMER OF POWER OF APPOINTMENT OR OTHER POWER NOT HELD IN A FIDUCIARY CAPACITY.
524.2-1112 DISCLAIMER BY APPOINTEE, OBJECT, OR TAKER IN DEFAULT OF EXERCISE OF POWER OF APPOINTMENT.
524.2-1113 DISCLAIMER OF POWER HELD IN FIDUCIARY CAPACITY.
524.2-1114 DELIVERY OR FILING.
524.2-1115 RECORDING OF DISCLAIMER RELATING TO REAL ESTATE.
524.2-1116 APPLICATION TO EXISTING RELATIONSHIPS.
Article 3
PROBATE OF WILLS
AND ADMINISTRATION
Part 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
524.3-101 DEVOLUTION OF ESTATE AT DEATH; RESTRICTIONS.
524.3-102 NECESSITY OF ORDER OF PROBATE FOR WILL.
524.3-103 NECESSITY OF APPOINTMENT FOR ADMINISTRATION.
524.3-104 CLAIMS AGAINST DECEDENT; NECESSITY OF ADMINISTRATION.
524.3-105 PROCEEDINGS AFFECTING DEVOLUTION AND ADMINISTRATION; JURISDICTION OF SUBJECT MATTER.
524.3-106 PROCEEDINGS WITHIN THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF COURT; SERVICE; JURISDICTION OVER PERSONS.
524.3-107 SCOPE OF PROCEEDINGS; PROCEEDINGS INDEPENDENT; EXCEPTION.
524.3-108 PROBATE, TESTACY AND APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS; ULTIMATE TIME LIMIT.
524.3-109 STATUTES OF LIMITATION ON DECEDENT'S CAUSE OF ACTION.
Part 2
VENUE FOR PROBATE AND
ADMINISTRATION; PRIORITY TO
ADMINISTER; DEMAND FOR NOTICE
524.3-201 VENUE FOR FIRST AND SUBSEQUENT ESTATE PROCEEDINGS; LOCATION OF PROPERTY.
524.3-202 APPOINTMENT OR TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; CONFLICTING CLAIM OF DOMICILE IN ANOTHER STATE.
524.3-203 PRIORITY AMONG PERSONS SEEKING APPOINTMENT AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-204 DEMAND FOR NOTICE OF ORDER OR FILING CONCERNING DECEDENT'S ESTATE.
Part 3
INFORMAL PROBATE AND
APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS
524.3-301 INFORMAL PROBATE OR APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS; APPLICATION; CONTENTS.
524.3-302 INFORMAL PROBATE; DUTY OF REGISTRAR; EFFECT OF INFORMAL PROBATE.
524.3-303 INFORMAL PROBATE; PROOF AND FINDINGS REQUIRED.
524.3-304 [Repealed, 1975 c 347 s 144]
524.3-305 INFORMAL PROBATE; REGISTRAR NOT SATISFIED.
524.3-306 INFORMAL PROBATE; NOTICE REQUIREMENTS.
524.3-307 INFORMAL APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS; DELAY IN ORDER; DUTY OF REGISTRAR; EFFECT OF APPOINTMENT.
524.3-308 INFORMAL APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS; PROOF AND FINDINGS REQUIRED.
524.3-309 INFORMAL APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS; REGISTRAR NOT SATISFIED.
524.3-310 INFORMAL APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS; NOTICE REQUIREMENTS.
524.3-311 INFORMAL APPOINTMENT UNAVAILABLE IN CERTAIN CASES.
Part 4
FORMAL TESTACY AND
APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS
524.3-401 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; NATURE; WHEN COMMENCED.
524.3-402 FORMAL TESTACY OR APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS; PETITION; CONTENTS.
524.3-403 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDING; NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION.
524.3-404 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; WRITTEN OBJECTIONS TO PROBATE.
524.3-405 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; UNCONTESTED CASES; HEARINGS AND PROOF.
524.3-406 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; CONTESTED CASES; TESTIMONY OF ATTESTING WITNESSES.
524.3-407 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; BURDENS IN CONTESTED CASES.
524.3-408 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; WILL CONSTRUCTION; EFFECT OF FINAL ORDER IN ANOTHER JURISDICTION.
524.3-409 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; ORDER; FOREIGN WILL.
524.3-410 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; PROBATE OF MORE THAN ONE INSTRUMENT.
524.3-411 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; PARTIAL INTESTACY.
524.3-412 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; EFFECT OF ORDER; VACATION.
524.3-413 FORMAL TESTACY PROCEEDINGS; VACATION OF ORDER FOR OTHER CAUSE AND MODIFICATION OF ORDERS, JUDGMENTS, AND DECREES.
524.3-414 FORMAL PROCEEDINGS CONCERNING APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
Part 5
SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION
524.3-501 SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; NATURE OF PROCEEDING.
524.3-502 SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; PETITION; ORDER.
524.3-503 SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; EFFECT ON OTHER PROCEEDINGS.
524.3-504 SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-505 SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; INTERIM ORDERS; DISTRIBUTION AND CLOSING ORDERS.
Part 6
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE;
APPOINTMENT, CONTROL AND
TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY
524.3-601 QUALIFICATION.
524.3-602 ACCEPTANCE OF APPOINTMENT; CONSENT TO JURISDICTION.
524.3-603 BOND NOT REQUIRED WITHOUT COURT ORDER; EXCEPTIONS.
524.3-604 BOND AMOUNT; SECURITY; PROCEDURE; REDUCTION.
524.3-605 DEMAND FOR BOND BY INTERESTED PERSON.
524.3-606 TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BONDS.
524.3-607 ORDER RESTRAINING PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-608 TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT; GENERAL.
524.3-609 TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT; DEATH OR DISABILITY.
524.3-610 TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT; VOLUNTARY.
524.3-611 TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT BY REMOVAL; CAUSE; PROCEDURE.
524.3-612 TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT; CHANGE OF TESTACY STATUS.
524.3-613 SUCCESSOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-614 SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR; APPOINTMENT.
524.3-615 SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR; WHO MAY BE APPOINTED.
524.3-616 SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR; APPOINTED INFORMALLY; POWERS AND DUTIES.
524.3-617 SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR; FORMAL PROCEEDINGS; POWER AND DUTIES.
524.3-618 TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT; SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR.
Part 7
DUTIES AND POWERS OF
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES
524.3-701 TIME OF ACCRUAL OF DUTIES AND POWERS.
524.3-702 PRIORITY AMONG DIFFERENT LETTERS.
524.3-703 GENERAL DUTIES; RELATION AND LIABILITY TO PERSONS INTERESTED IN ESTATE; STANDING TO SUE.
524.3-704 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE TO PROCEED WITHOUT COURT ORDER; EXCEPTION.
524.3-705 [Repealed, 1975 c 347 s 144]
524.3-706 DUTY OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE; INVENTORY AND APPRAISEMENT.
524.3-707 EMPLOYMENT OF APPRAISERS.
524.3-708 DUTY OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE; SUPPLEMENTARY INVENTORY.
524.3-709 DUTY OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE; POSSESSION OF ESTATE.
524.3-710 POWER TO AVOID TRANSFERS.
524.3-711 POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES; IN GENERAL.
524.3-712 IMPROPER EXERCISE OF POWER; BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY.
524.3-713 SALE, ENCUMBRANCE OR TRANSACTION INVOLVING CONFLICT OF INTEREST; VOIDABLE; EXCEPTIONS.
524.3-714 PERSONS DEALING WITH PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE; PROTECTION.
524.3-715 TRANSACTIONS AUTHORIZED FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES; EXCEPTIONS.
524.3-716 POWERS AND DUTIES OF SUCCESSOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-717 COREPRESENTATIVES; WHEN JOINT ACTION REQUIRED.
524.3-718 POWERS OF SURVIVING PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-719 COMPENSATION OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-720 EXPENSES IN ESTATE LITIGATION.
524.3-721 PROCEEDINGS FOR REVIEW OF EMPLOYMENT OF AGENTS AND COMPENSATION OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES AND EMPLOYEES OF ESTATE.
Part 8
CREDITORS' CLAIMS
524.3-801 NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
524.3-802 STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS.
524.3-803 LIMITATIONS ON PRESENTATION OF CLAIMS.
524.3-804 MANNER OF PRESENTATION OF CLAIMS.
524.3-805 CLASSIFICATION OF CLAIMS.
524.3-806 ALLOWANCE OF CLAIMS.
524.3-807 PAYMENT OF CLAIMS.
524.3-808 INDIVIDUAL LIABILITY OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-809 SECURED CLAIMS.
524.3-810 CLAIMS NOT DUE AND CONTINGENT OR UNLIQUIDATED CLAIMS.
524.3-811 COUNTERCLAIMS.
524.3-812 EXECUTION AND LEVIES PROHIBITED.
524.3-813 COMPROMISE OF CLAIMS.
524.3-814 ENCUMBERED ASSETS.
524.3-815 ADMINISTRATION IN MORE THAN ONE STATE; DUTY OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-816 FINAL DISTRIBUTION TO DOMICILIARY REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-817 JOINT CONTRACT CLAIMS.
Part 9
SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING
TO DISTRIBUTION
524.3-901 SUCCESSORS' RIGHTS IF NO ADMINISTRATION.
524.3-902 DISTRIBUTION; ORDER IN WHICH ASSETS APPROPRIATED; ABATEMENT.
524.3-903 RIGHT OF RETAINER.
524.3-904 INTEREST ON GENERAL PECUNIARY DEVISE.
524.3-905 [Repealed, 1994 c 472 s 64]
524.3-906 DISTRIBUTION IN KIND; VALUATION; METHOD.
524.3-907 DISTRIBUTION IN KIND; EVIDENCE.
524.3-908 DISTRIBUTION; RIGHT OR TITLE OF DISTRIBUTEE.
524.3-909 IMPROPER DISTRIBUTION; LIABILITY OF DISTRIBUTEE.
524.3-910 PURCHASERS FROM DISTRIBUTEES PROTECTED.
524.3-911 PARTITION FOR PURPOSE OF DISTRIBUTION.
524.3-912 PRIVATE AGREEMENTS AMONG SUCCESSORS TO DECEDENT BINDING ON PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-913 DISTRIBUTIONS TO TRUSTEE.
524.3-914 UNCLAIMED ASSETS.
524.3-915 DISTRIBUTION TO PERSON UNDER DISABILITY.
524.3-916 APPORTIONMENT OF ESTATE TAXES AND GENERATION-SKIPPING TAX.
Part 10
CLOSING ESTATES
524.3-1001 FORMAL PROCEEDINGS TERMINATING ADMINISTRATION; TESTATE OR INTESTATE; ORDER OF DISTRIBUTION, DECREE, AND GENERAL PROTECTION.
524.3-1002 FORMAL PROCEEDINGS TERMINATING TESTATE ADMINISTRATION; ORDER CONSTRUING WILL WITHOUT ADJUDICATING TESTACY.
524.3-1003 CLOSING ESTATES; BY SWORN STATEMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-1004 LIABILITY OF DISTRIBUTEES TO CLAIMANTS.
524.3-1005 LIMITATIONS ON PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.3-1006 LIMITATIONS ON ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS AGAINST DISTRIBUTEES.
524.3-1007 CERTIFICATE DISCHARGING LIENS SECURING FIDUCIARY PERFORMANCE.
524.3-1008 SUBSEQUENT ADMINISTRATION.
Part 11
COMPROMISE OF CONTROVERSIES
524.3-1101 EFFECT OF APPROVAL OF AGREEMENTS INVOLVING TRUSTS, INALIENABLE INTERESTS, OR INTERESTS OF THIRD PERSONS.
524.3-1102 PROCEDURE FOR SECURING COURT APPROVAL OF COMPROMISE.
Part 12
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
BY AFFIDAVIT AND SUMMARY
ADMINISTRATION PROCEDURE
FOR SMALL ESTATES
524.3-1201 COLLECTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY BY AFFIDAVIT.
524.3-1202 EFFECT OF AFFIDAVIT.
524.3-1203 SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS.
524.3-1204 SMALL ESTATES; CLOSING BY SWORN STATEMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
Article 4
FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES;
ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION
Part 1
DEFINITIONS
524.4-101 DEFINITIONS.
Part 2
POWERS OF FOREIGN
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES
524.4-201 PAYMENT OF DEBT AND DELIVERY OF PROPERTY TO DOMICILIARY FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE WITHOUT LOCAL ADMINISTRATION.
524.4-202 PAYMENT OR DELIVERY DISCHARGES.
524.4-203 RESIDENT CREDITOR NOTICE.
524.4-204 PROOF OF AUTHORITY-BOND.
524.4-205 POWERS.
524.4-206 POWER OF REPRESENTATIVES IN TRANSITION.
524.4-207 PROVISIONS GOVERNING ANCILLARY AND OTHER LOCAL ADMINISTRATIONS.
Part 3
JURISDICTION OVER
FOREIGN REPRESENTATIVES
524.4-301 JURISDICTION BY ACT OF FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
524.4-302 JURISDICTION BY ACT OF DECEDENT.
524.4-303 SERVICE ON FOREIGN AND NONRESIDENT PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES.
Part 4
JUDGMENTS AND
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
524.4-401 EFFECT OF ADJUDICATION FOR OR AGAINST PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
Article 5
PROTECTION OF PERSONS UNDER
DISABILITY AND THEIR PROPERTY
Part 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
524.5-101 SHORT TITLE.
524.5-102 DEFINITIONS.
524.5-103 SUPPLEMENTAL GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LAW APPLICABLE.
524.5-104 FACILITY OF TRANSFER.
524.5-106 SUBJECT-MATTER JURISDICTION.
524.5-107 TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION.
524.5-108 VENUE.
524.5-109 PRACTICE IN COURT.
524.5-110 LETTERS OF OFFICE.
524.5-111 EFFECT OF ACCEPTANCE OF APPOINTMENT.
524.5-112 TERMINATION OF OR CHANGE IN GUARDIAN'S OR CONSERVATOR'S APPOINTMENT.
524.5-113 NOTICE.
524.5-114 WAIVER OF NOTICE.
524.5-115 GUARDIAN AD LITEM.
524.5-117 MULTIPLE APPOINTMENTS OR NOMINATIONS.
524.5-118 BACKGROUND STUDY.
524.5-119 CENTRAL REGISTRATION OF GUARDIANS AND CONSERVATORS; APPROPRIATION.
524.5-120 BILL OF RIGHTS FOR WARDS AND PROTECTED PERSONS.
Part 2
GUARDIAN OF MINOR
524.5-201 APPOINTMENT AND STATUS OF GUARDIAN.
524.5-202 PARENTAL APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN.
524.5-203 OBJECTION BY MINOR OR OTHERS TO PARENTAL APPOINTMENT.
524.5-204 JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN: CONDITIONS FOR APPOINTMENT.
524.5-205 JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN: PROCEDURE.
524.5-206 JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN: PRIORITY OF MINOR'S NOMINEE, LIMITED GUARDIANSHIP.
524.5-207 POWERS AND DUTIES OF GUARDIAN.
524.5-209 RIGHTS AND IMMUNITIES OF GUARDIAN.
524.5-210 TERMINATION OF GUARDIANSHIP; OTHER PROCEEDINGS AFTER APPOINTMENT.
524.5-211 DELEGATION OF POWER BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN.
Part 3
GUARDIAN OF INCAPACITATED PERSON
524.5-301 APPOINTMENT AND STATUS OF GUARDIAN.
524.5-302 APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN BY WILL OR OTHER WRITING.
524.5-303 JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN: PETITION.
524.5-304 JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN: PRELIMINARIES TO HEARING.
524.5-307 JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN; PRESENCE AND RIGHTS AT HEARING.
524.5-308 NOTICE.
524.5-309 WHO MAY BE GUARDIAN: PRIORITIES.
524.5-310 FINDINGS; ORDER OF APPOINTMENT.
524.5-311 EMERGENCY GUARDIAN.
524.5-312 TEMPORARY SUBSTITUTE GUARDIAN.
524.5-313 POWERS AND DUTIES OF GUARDIAN.
524.5-315 RIGHTS AND IMMUNITIES OF GUARDIAN; LIMITATIONS.
524.5-316 REPORTS; MONITORING OF GUARDIANSHIP; COURT ORDERS.
524.5-317 TERMINATION OR MODIFICATION OF GUARDIANSHIP; COURT ORDERS.
Part 4
PROTECTION OF PROPERTY OF PROTECTED PERSON
524.5-401 PROTECTIVE PROCEEDING.
524.5-402 JURISDICTION OVER BUSINESS AFFAIRS OF PROTECTED PERSON.
524.5-403 ORIGINAL PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OR PROTECTIVE ORDER.
524.5-404 NOTICE.
524.5-405 ORIGINAL PETITION: MINORS; PRELIMINARIES TO HEARING.
524.5-406 ORIGINAL PETITION: PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY; PRELIMINARIES TO HEARING.
524.5-408 ORIGINAL PETITION: PROCEDURE AT HEARING.
524.5-409 FINDINGS; ORDER OF APPOINTMENT.
524.5-410 POWERS OF COURT.
524.5-411 REQUIRED COURT APPROVAL.
524.5-412 PROTECTIVE ARRANGEMENTS AND SINGLE TRANSACTIONS.
524.5-413 WHO MAY BE CONSERVATOR; PRIORITIES.
524.5-414 PETITION FOR ORDER SUBSEQUENT TO APPOINTMENT.
524.5-415 BOND.
524.5-416 TERMS AND REQUIREMENTS OF BOND.
524.5-417 GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF CONSERVATOR.
524.5-418 GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF CONSERVATOR WITH RESPECT TO REAL PROPERTY.
524.5-419 INVENTORY; RECORDS.
524.5-420 REPORTS; APPOINTMENT OF VISITOR; MONITORING; COURT ORDERS.
524.5-421 TITLE AFTER APPOINTMENT.
524.5-422 PROTECTED PERSON'S INTEREST NONALIENABLE.
524.5-423 SALE, ENCUMBRANCE, OR OTHER TRANSACTION INVOLVING CONFLICT OF INTEREST.
524.5-424 PROTECTION OF PERSON DEALING WITH CONSERVATOR.
524.5-426 DELEGATION.
524.5-427 PRINCIPLES OF DISTRIBUTION BY CONSERVATOR.
524.5-428 DEATH OF PROTECTED PERSON.
524.5-429 CLAIMS AGAINST PROTECTED PERSON.
524.5-430 PERSONAL LIABILITY OF CONSERVATOR.
524.5-431 TERMINATION OF PROCEEDINGS.
524.5-432 PAYMENT OF DEBT AND DELIVERY OF PROPERTY TO FOREIGN CONSERVATOR WITHOUT LOCAL PROCEEDING.
524.5-433 FOREIGN CONSERVATOR: PROOF OF AUTHORITY; BOND; POWERS.
Part 5
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
524.5-501 GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP; WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROCEEDINGS.
524.5-502 COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES.
524.5-505 [Repealed, 2003 c 12 art 2 s 8]
Parts 6-9
UNIFORM ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE
PROCEEDINGS JURISDICTION
524.5-601 SHORT TITLE.
524.5-602 DEFINITIONS.
524.5-603 INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION.
524.5-604 COMMUNICATION BETWEEN COURTS.
524.5-605 COOPERATION BETWEEN COURTS.
524.5-606 TAKING TESTIMONY IN ANOTHER STATE.
524.5-701 DEFINITIONS; SIGNIFICANT CONNECTION FACTORS.
524.5-702 EXCLUSIVE BASIS.
524.5-703 JURISDICTION.
524.5-704 SPECIAL JURISDICTION.
524.5-705 EXCLUSIVE AND CONTINUING JURISDICTION.
524.5-706 APPROPRIATE FORUM.
524.5-707 JURISDICTION DECLINED BY REASON OF CONDUCT.
524.5-708 NOTICE OF PROCEEDING.
524.5-709 PROCEEDINGS IN MORE THAN ONE STATE.
524.5-801 TRANSFER OF GUARDIANSHIP OR CONSERVATORSHIP TO ANOTHER STATE.
524.5-802 ACCEPTING GUARDIANSHIP OR CONSERVATORSHIP TRANSFERRED FROM ANOTHER STATE.
524.5-901 REGISTRATION OF GUARDIANSHIP ORDERS.
524.5-902 REGISTRATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDERS.
524.5-903 EFFECT OF REGISTRATION.
Article 6
NONPROBATE TRANSFERS ON DEATH (1989)
Part 2
MINNESOTA MULTIPARTY ACCOUNTS ACT
524.6-201 DEFINITIONS.
524.6-202 OWNERSHIP AS BETWEEN PARTIES, AND OTHERS; PROTECTION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.
524.6-203 OWNERSHIP DURING LIFETIME.
524.6-204 RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP.
524.6-205 EFFECT OF A WRITTEN NOTICE TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTION.
524.6-206 ACCOUNTS AND TRANSFERS NONTESTAMENTARY.
524.6-207 RIGHTS OF CREDITORS.
524.6-208 FINANCIAL INSTITUTION PROTECTION; PAYMENT ON SIGNATURE OF ONE PARTY.
524.6-209 FINANCIAL INSTITUTION PROTECTION; PAYMENT AFTER DEATH OR DISABILITY; JOINT ACCOUNT.
524.6-210 FINANCIAL INSTITUTION PROTECTION; PAYMENT OF P.O.D. ACCOUNT.
524.6-211 FINANCIAL INSTITUTION PROTECTION; DISCHARGE.
524.6-212 FINANCIAL INSTITUTION PROTECTION; SETOFF.
524.6-213 FORMS.
524.6-214 CITATION.
524.6-215 DESIGNATION OF AGENT.
524.6-216 TYPES OF ACCOUNT; EXISTING ACCOUNTS.
Part 3
UNIFORM TOD SECURITY REGISTRATION ACT
524.6-301 DEFINITIONS.
524.6-302 REGISTRATION IN BENEFICIARY FORM; SOLE OR JOINT TENANCY OWNERSHIP.
524.6-303 REGISTRATION IN BENEFICIARY FORM; APPLICABLE LAW.
524.6-304 ORIGINATION OF REGISTRATION IN BENEFICIARY FORM.
524.6-305 FORM OF REGISTRATION IN BENEFICIARY FORM.
524.6-306 EFFECT OF REGISTRATION IN BENEFICIARY FORM.
524.6-307 DEATH OF OWNER; CREDITORS.
524.6-308 PROTECTION OF REGISTERING ENTITY.
524.6-309 NONTESTAMENTARY TRANSFER; REVOCATION OF DESIGNATION.
524.6-310 TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND FORMS FOR REGISTRATION.
524.6-311 APPLICATION.
Article 8
EFFECTIVE DATE AND REPEALER
524.8-101 PROVISIONS FOR TRANSITION.
524.8-102 [Obsolete, 1974 c 442 art 8 s 524.8-102]
524.8-103 EARLY EFFECTIVE DATE.

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