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524.5-428 DEATH OF PROTECTED PERSON.

(a) If a protected person dies, the conservator shall deliver to the court for safekeeping any will of the deceased protected person which may have come into the conservator's possession, inform the personal representative named in the will of the delivery, and retain the estate for delivery to a duly appointed personal representative of the decedent or other persons entitled thereto.

(b) If a personal representative has not been appointed within 90 days after the death of a protected person and an application or petition for appointment is not before the court, the conservator may apply or petition for appointment as personal representative in order to administer and distribute the decedent's estate.

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