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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 provisions, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-603

Authorization by, decedents, dissection, Minn. Statutes 2018 145.161

Cemetery lot owners, disposal of lots, Minn. Statutes 2018 306.29

Certification, international wills, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1005, 2018 524.2-1006

Certified copies, filing, registration of title without court proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 508A.68

Charitable trusts, filing wills and codicils with attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2018 501B.41

Children

Incapacitated children, appointment of guardian, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.5-302

Omitted, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-302

Community property, disposition upon death, Minn. Statutes 2018 519A.01 to 2018 519A.11

Conservation restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2018 84.64, 2018 84.65

Conservators, powers regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.5-411

Contested, penalty clauses, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-517

Contracts and agreements, succession issues, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-514

Contracts to make or revoke, statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2018 501A.04

Courts, deposit of wills with, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-515

Custodial property, transfers authorized by wills or trusts, Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, Minn. Statutes 2018 527.25

Custodial trustees, designation, Uniform Custodial Trust Act, Minn. Statutes 2018 529.03

Custodians, duties and liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-516

Debts, treatment of

Devisees or legatees, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2018 573.10, 2018 573.20

Estate, payment from, Minn. Statutes 2018 573.10, 2018 573.20

Real property, payment from, Minn. Statutes 2018 573.09, 2018 573.20

Declaratory judgments, right to request, Minn. Statutes 2018 555.02

Deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2018 287.22

Definitions, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.1-201, 2018 524.2-1001

Devisees, see under DEVISES AND BEQUESTS

Devolution of estate at death, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.3-101

Digital assets, see under PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES

Disclaimer of property interests, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1101 to 2018 524.2-1116

Dissolution of marriage, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-804

District court, depositing with, fees, Minn. Statutes 2018 357.021

Drafting, Minn. Statutes 2018 481.02

Estate property interests, barred disclaimers, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1106

Estate, quantity devised, Minn. Statutes 2018 525.21

Evidence

Exception, Minn. Statutes 2018 600.14

Probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 525.242

Exceptions, probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 525.2221

Execution

Compliance with law, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-506

Events of independent significance, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-512

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-502

Guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-502

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-502

Exempt property and allowances, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-401 to 2018 524.2-405

Fiduciaries, substitution of affiliate banks or trust companies, Minn. Statutes 2018 48A.10

Formal testacy proceedings, construction of will, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.3-408

Forms

International wills, certification, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1005

Self-proved wills, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-504

Future interests in heirs, heirs at law, or next of kin, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-711

Guardians, appointment by will, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.5-302

Incapacitated persons

Conservators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.5-428

Protective arrangements, single transactions, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.5-412

Incorporation by reference, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-510

International wills

Authorized persons, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1001, 2018 524.2-1009

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1005, 2018 524.2-1006

Construction of law, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1008

Date of, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1004

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1001

Forms, certification, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1005

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1001 to 2018 524.2-1010

Information registration, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1010

Interpretation of law, uniformity, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1008

Persons authorized to act in connection with international wills defined, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1001

Probate, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1001 to 2018 524.2-1010

Registration data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1010

Registry system, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1010

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1003

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1007

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1003, 2018 524.2-1004

Validity, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1002

Interpretation, declaratory judgment, right to request, Minn. Statutes 2018 555.02

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

Legatees, see LEGATEES

Modification or correction by court, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-805, 2018 524.2-806

Powers of appointment

Creditors, payment of claims, Minn. Statutes 2018 502.86

Exercise by donee, Minn. Statutes 2018 502.82, 2018 502.85

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-608

Premarital wills, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-301

Probate, see PROBATE

Property bequeathed, see DEVISES AND BEQUESTS

Real property, disposition, statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2018 513.04

Registration of title

Certified copies, filing, Minn. Statutes 2018 508.68

Registered land, conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2018 508.47

Revocation

Changes of circumstances, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-508

Dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-804

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-1007

Revival of, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-509

Subsequent wills, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-507

Testator's act or direction, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-507

Rules of construction

Ademption by satisfaction, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-609

Failure of testamentary provision, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-604

Generally, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-601 to 2018 524.2-609

Nonademption, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-609

Nonexoneration, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-607

Powers of appointment, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-608

Property passed, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-602, 2018 524.2-606

Securities, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-605

Safe deposit boxes, searches for will, Minn. Statutes 2018 55.10

Sales of devised property, Minn. Statutes 2018 525.253

Self-proved, form, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-504

Spouse's election, statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2018 501A.04

Spouses, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-301, 2018 524.5-302

Transfer on death deeds, interpretation, Minn. Statutes 2018 507.071

Transfers to minors, custodial property transfers, Minn. Statutes 2018 527.25

Trusts

Creation of trust, Minn. Statutes 2018 501C.0401

Testamentary additions to, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-511

Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Minn. Statutes 2018 521A.01 to 2018 521A.19

Who may make, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-501

Witnesses

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-502

Testimony as secondary evidence, Minn. Statutes 2018 525.242

Who may witness, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-505

Written instruments affecting title to real property

Acknowledgment, defects in, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2018 507.251

Attestation, defects in, exception, Minn. Statutes 2018 507.251

Conveyances, exception, Minn. Statutes 2018 507.01

Devises of real property, recording, Minn. Statutes 2018 507.27

Discriminatory provisions restricting conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2018 507.18

Wills defined as, Minn. Statutes 2018 507.18

Written separate documents

Bequests of tangible property, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-513

Incorporation by reference, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.2-510