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WILLS

See also AFTER ACQUIRED PROPERTY; CY PRES; DEATH; DECEDENTS ESTATES; DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION; DEVISES AND BEQUESTS; EXECUTORS; LAST ILLNESS; LEGACIES; LIVING WILLS; OMITTED PROPERTY; PERPETUITIES; POSTHUMOUS CHILDREN; PROBATE; TESTAMENTARY TRUSTS; TRUST FUNDS

Antilapse, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-603

Authorization by, decedents, dissection, Minn. Statutes 2005 145.161

Cemetery lot owners, disposal of lots, Minn. Statutes 2005 306.29

Certified copies, filing, registration of title without court proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 508A.68

Charitable trusts, filing wills and codicils with attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2005 501B.41

Children

Incapacitated children, appointment of guardian, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.5-302

Omitted, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-302

Conservation restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.64, 2005 84.65

Contested, penalty clauses, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-517

Contracts and agreements

Succession issues, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-514

Contracts to make or revoke

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2005 501A.04

Courts, deposit of wills with, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-515

Custodial property, transfers authorized by wills or trusts, Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 527.25

Custodial trustees, designation

Uniform Custodial Trust Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 529.03

Custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-516

Debts, treatment of

Devisees or legatees, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2005 573.10, 2005 573.20

Estate, payment from, Minn. Statutes 2005 573.10, 2005 573.20

Real property, payment from, Minn. Statutes 2005 573.09, 2005 573.20

Declaratory judgments, right to request, Minn. Statutes 2005 555.02

Deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 287.22

Definitions

Uniform Management of Institutional Funds Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 309.62

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.1-201, 2005 524.2-1001

Devisees, see under DEVISES AND BEQUESTS

Devolution of estate at death, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.3-101

Disclaimers, probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.532

District court, depositing with, fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 357.021

Drafting, Minn. Statutes 2005 481.02

Estate, quantity devised, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.21

Evidence

Exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 600.14

Probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.242

Exceptions, probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.2221

Execution

Compliance of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-506

Events of independent significance, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-512

Guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-502

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-502

Fiduciaries, substitution of affiliate banks or trust companies, Minn. Statutes 2005 48A.10

Forms

International wills, certification, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1005

Self-proved wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-504

Future interests in heirs, heirs at law, or next of kin, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-711

Gift instruments, wills defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 309.62

Guardians, appointment by will, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.5-302

Incapacitated persons, conservators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.5-428

Incorporation by reference

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-510

International wills

Authorized persons, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1001, 2005 524.2-1009

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1005, 2005 524.2-1006

Date of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1004

Definitions, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1001

Forms, certification, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1005

Information registration, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1010

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1008

Persons authorized to act in connection with international wills defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1001

Probate, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1001 to 2005 524.2-1010

Registration data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1010

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1003

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1007

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1004

Validity, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1002

Interpretation, declaratory judgment, right to request, Minn. Statutes 2005 555.02

Invalid wills, special laws regarding, Minn. Const. art 12 s 1

Legatees, see LEGATEES

Powers of appointment

Creditors, payment of claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 502.70

Exercise by donee, Minn. Statutes 2005 502.64, 2005 502.70, 2005 502.72

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-608

Premarital wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-301

Probate

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-501 to 2005 524.2-517

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1001 to 2005 524.2-1010

Separate written documents identifying bequests of tangible property, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-513

Property bequeathed, see DEVISES AND BEQUESTS

Real property

Disposition, statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2005 513.04

Registered land, conveyance by will, Minn. Statutes 2005 508A.47

Registration of title

Certified copies, filing, Minn. Statutes 2005 508.68

Registered land, conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2005 508.47

Revocation

Changes of circumstances, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-508

Dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-804

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-1007

Revival of, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-509

Subsequent wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-507

Testator's act or direction, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-507

Rules of construction

Ademption by satisfaction, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-609

Failure of testamentary provision, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-604

Generally, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-601 to 2005 524.2-609

Nonademption, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-609

Nonexoneration, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-607

Powers of appointment, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-608

Property passed, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-602, 2005 524.2-606

Securities, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-605

Safe deposit boxes, searches for will, Minn. Statutes 2005 55.10

Sales of devised property, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.253

Self-proved, form, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-504

Spouse's election

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2005 501A.04

Spouses, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-301, 2005 524.5-302

Transfers to minors

Custodial property transfers, Minn. Statutes 2005 527.25

Trusts

Creation, powers of trustee, Minn. Statutes 2005 501B.80

Testamentary additions to, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-511

Who may make, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-501

Witnesses

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-502

Testimony as secondary evidence, Minn. Statutes 2005 525.242

Who may witness, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.2-505

Written instruments affecting title to real property

Acknowledgment, defects in, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.251

Attestation, defects in, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.251

Conveyances, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.01

Devises of real property, recording, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.27

Discriminatory provisions restricting conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.18

Wills defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.18

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