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CALIFORNIA PROBATE CODE

 


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PROBATE CODE
DIVISION 1. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS
PART 1. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS .......... 1-13
PART 2. DEFINITIONS .......... 20-88
DIVISION 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS
PART 1. EFFECT OF DEATH OF MARRIED PERSON ON COMMUNITY AND QUASI-COMMUNITY PROPERTY .......... 100-105
PART 2. SURVIVING SPOUSE'S RIGHT IN CALIFORNIA REAL PROPERTY OF NONDOMICILIARY DECEDENT .......... 120
PART 3. CONTRACTUAL ARRANGEMENTS RELATING TO RIGHTS AT DEATH
CHAPTER 1. SURVIVING SPOUSE'S WAIVER OF RIGHTS .......... 140-147
PART 4. ESTABLISHING AND REPORTING FACT OF DEATH
CHAPTER 1. PROCEEDINGS TO ESTABLISH DEATH .......... 200-204
CHAPTER 2. RECORDING EVIDENCE OF DEATH .......... 210-212
CHAPTER 3. REPORTING FACT OF DEATH .......... 215-217
PART 5. SIMULTANEOUS DEATH
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 220-226
CHAPTER 2. PROCEEDINGS TO DETERMINE SURVIVAL .......... 230-234
PART 6. DISTRIBUTION AMONG HEIRS OR BENEFICIARIES
CHAPTER 1. INTESTATE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM .......... 240-241
CHAPTER 2. DISTRIBUTION UNDER A WILL, TRUST, OR OTHER INSTRUMENT 245-247
CHAPTER 3. IDENTITY OF HEIRS .......... 248-249.8
PART 7. EFFECT OF HOMICIDE OR ABUSE OF AN ELDER OR DEPENDENT ADULT 250-259
PART 8. DISCLAIMER OF TESTAMENTARY AND OTHER INTERESTS
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS .......... 260-267
CHAPTER 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 275-288
CHAPTER 3. DISCLAIMERS EFFECTIVE UNDER FEDERAL LAW .......... 295
PART 9. TRUST COMPANY AS FIDUCIARY .......... 300-301
PART 10. IMMEDIATE STEPS CONCERNING DECEDENT'S TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND SAFE DEPOSIT BOX .......... 330-331
PART 11. FIDUCIARIES' WARTIME SUBSTITUTION LAW
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Short Title and Definitions .......... 350-356
Article 2. Scope of Part .......... 360-361
Article 3. Procedural Provisions .......... 365-366
CHAPTER 2. APPOINTMENT OF SUBSTITUTE FIDUCIARY .......... 370-374
CHAPTER 3. DELEGATION OF POWERS
Article 1. Delegation by Fiduciary .......... 380-383
Article 2. Delegation by Consultant .......... 385-388
PART 12. PROBATE REFEREES
CHAPTER 1. APPOINTMENT AND REVOCATION .......... 400-408
CHAPTER 2. POWERS OF PROBATE REFEREE .......... 450-453
PART 13. LITIGATION INVOLVING DECEDENT
CHAPTER 1. LIABILITY OF DECEDENT COVERED BYINSURANCE .......... 550-555
PART 14. POWERS OF APPOINTMENT
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 600-601
CHAPTER 2. DEFINITIONS; CLASSIFICATION OF POWERS OF APPOINTMENT 610-613
CHAPTER 3. CREATION OF POWERS OF APPOINTMENT .......... 620
CHAPTER 4. EXERCISE OF POWERS OF APPOINTMENT
Article 1. Donee's Capacity .......... 625
Article 2. Scope of Donee's Authority .......... 630-635
Article 3. Donee's Required Intent .......... 640-642
Article 4. Types of Appointments .......... 650-652
Article 5. Contracts to Appoint; Releases .......... 660-662
CHAPTER 5. EFFECT OF FAILURE TO MAKE EFFECTIVE APPOINTMENT .......... 670-674
CHAPTER 6. RIGHTS OF CREDITORS .......... 680-684
CHAPTER 7. RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES .......... 690
CHAPTER 8. REVOCABILITY OF CREATION, EXERCISE, OR RELEASE OF POWER OF APPOINTMENT .......... 695
PART 14. APPLICABILITY OF REPEALED OR AMENDED PROVISIONS RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF ESTATE ATTORNEY AND PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
PART 15. DEPOSIT OF ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS WITH ATTORNEY
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS .......... 700-704
CHAPTER 2. DUTIES AND LIABILITIES OF ATTORNEY .......... 710-716
CHAPTER 3. TERMINATION OF DEPOSIT
Article 1. Termination by Depositor .......... 720
Article 2. Termination by Attorney .......... 730-735
PART 16. JURISDICTION .......... 800-801
PART 17. LEGAL MENTAL CAPACITY .......... 810-813
PART 18. RIGHT TO TRIAL .......... 825
PART 19. CONVEYANCE OR TRANSFER OF PROPERTY CLAIMED TO BELONG TO DECEDENT OR OTHER PERSON .......... 850-859
DIVISION 3. GENERAL PROVISIONS OF A PROCEDURAL NATURE
PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1. RULES OF PRACTICE .......... 1000-1004
CHAPTER 2. PETITIONS AND OTHER PAPERS .......... 1020-1023
CHAPTER 3. HEARINGS AND ORDERS .......... 1040-1051
CHAPTER 4. ACCOUNTS .......... 1060-1064
PART 2. NOTICES AND CITATIONS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL NOTICE PROVISIONS .......... 1200-1214
CHAPTER 2. MAILING IN GENERAL .......... 1215-1217
CHAPTER 3. MAILING NOTICE OF HEARING .......... 1220-1221
CHAPTER 4. POSTING NOTICE OF HEARING .......... 1230
CHAPTER 5. CITATIONS .......... 1240-1242
CHAPTER 6. REQUEST FOR SPECIAL NOTICE .......... 1250-1252
CHAPTER 7. PROOF OF GIVING NOTICE .......... 1260-1265
PART 3. APPEALS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL .......... 1300-1304
CHAPTER 2. EFFECT OF AN APPEAL .......... 1310-1312
DIVISION 4. GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP, AND OTHER PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS
PART 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS .......... 1400-1449
CHAPTER 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 1452-1459.5
CHAPTER 3. NOTICES .......... 1460-1469
CHAPTER 4. APPOINTMENT OF LEGAL COUNSEL .......... 1470-1474
CHAPTER 5. TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS .......... 1488-1490
PART 2. GUARDIANSHIP
CHAPTER 1. ESTABLISHMENT OF GUARDIANSHIP
Article 1. Nomination of Guardian .......... 1500-1502
Article 2. Appointment of Guardian Generally .......... 1510-1517
Article 3. Nonrelative Guardianships .......... 1540-1543
CHAPTER 2. TERMINATION .......... 1600-1602
CHAPTER 3. PERMANENT AND STABLE HOME .......... 1610-1611
PART 3. CONSERVATORSHIP
CHAPTER 1. ESTABLISHMENT OF CONSERVATORSHIP
Article 1. Persons for Whom Conservator May Be Appointed .......... 1800-1804
Article 2. Order of Preference for Appointment of Conservator .......... 1810-1813.1
Article 3. Establishment of Conservatorship .......... 1820-1835
Article 4. Special Provisions Applicable Where Proposed
Conservatee Is an Absentee .......... 1840-1844
Article 5. Special Provisions Applicable Where Proposed Conservatee Is a Missing Person .......... 1845-1849.5
CHAPTER 2. PERIODIC REVIEW OF CONSERVATORSHIP .......... 1850-1853
CHAPTER 3. TERMINATION .......... 1860-1865
CHAPTER 4. LEGAL CAPACITY OF CONSERVATEE
Article 1. Capacity to Bind or Obligate Conservatorship Estate 1870-1876
Article 2. Capacity to Give Informed Consent for Medical Treatment .......... 1880-1898
Article 3. Capacity of Conservatee to Marry .......... 1900-1901
CHAPTER 5. DISQUALIFICATION FROM VOTING .......... 1910
CHAPTER 6. STERILIZATION .......... 1950-1969
CHAPTER 7. UNWARRANTED PETITIONS .......... 1970
PART 4. PROVISIONS COMMON TO GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 2100-2113
CHAPTER 2. JURISDICTION AND VENUE
Article 1. Jurisdiction and Venue .......... 2200-2205
Article 2. Change of Venue .......... 2210-2217
CHAPTER 3. TEMPORARY GUARDIANS AND CONSERVATORS .......... 2250-2258
CHAPTER 4. OATH, LETTERS, AND BOND
Article 1. Requirement of Oath and Bond .......... 2300
Article 2. Letters .......... 2310-2313
Article 3. Bonds of Guardians and Conservators .......... 2320-2335
Article 4. Professional Fiduciaries .......... 2340-2341
CHAPTER 5. POWERS AND DUTIES OF GUARDIAN OR CONSERVATOR OF THE PERSON .......... 2350-2360
CHAPTER 6. POWERS AND DUTIES OF GUARDIAN OR CONSERVATOR OF THE ESTATE
Article 1. Definitions and General Provisions .......... 2400-2410
Article 2. Support and Maintenance of Ward or Conservatee and Dependents .......... 2420-2423
Article 3. Payment of Debts and Expenses .......... 2430-2431
Article 4. Estate Management Powers Generally .......... 2450-2468
Article 5. Compromise of Claims and Actions; Extension, Renewal, or Modification of Obligations .......... 2500-2507
Article 7. Sales .......... 2540-2548
Article 8. Notes, Mortgages, Leases, Conveyances, and Exchanges .......... 2550-2557
Article 9. Investments and Purchase of Property .......... 2570-2574
Article 10. Substituted Judgment .......... 2580-2586
Article 11. Independent Exercise of Powers .......... 2590-2595
CHAPTER 7. INVENTORY AND ACCOUNTS
Article 1. Definitions and General Provisions .......... 2600-2601
Article 2. Inventory and Appraisal of Estate .......... 2610-2615
Article 2.5. Examination Concerning Assets of Estate .......... 2616-2619
Article 3. Accounts .......... 2620-2628
Article 4. Accounts on Termination of Relationship .......... 2630-2633
CHAPTER 8. COMPENSATION OF GUARDIAN, CONSERVATOR, AND ATTORNEY 2640-2647
CHAPTER 9. REMOVAL OR RESIGNATION
Article 1. Removal of Guardian or Conservator .......... 2650-2655
Article 2. Resignation of Guardian or Conservator .......... 2660-2662
CHAPTER 9.5. APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR GUARDIAN OR CONSERVATOR
Article 1. Appointment of Successor Guardian .......... 2670
Article 2. Appointment of Successor Conservator .......... 2680-2689
CHAPTER 10. REQUESTS FOR SPECIAL NOTICE .......... 2700-2702
CHAPTER 12. TRANSFER OF PERSONAL PROPERTY OUT OF STATE .......... 2800-2808
CHAPTER 14. NOTIFICATION TO COURT BY INSTITUTIONS .......... 2890-2893
PART 5. PUBLIC GUARDIAN
CHAPTER 1. TAKING TEMPORARY POSSESSION OR CONTROL OF PROPERTY 2900-2903
CHAPTER 2. PREFILING INVESTIGATION BY PUBLIC GUARDIAN .......... 2910-2911
CHAPTER 3. APPOINTMENT OF PUBLIC GUARDIAN .......... 2920-2923
CHAPTER 4. ADMINISTRATION BY PUBLIC GUARDIAN .......... 2940-2944
CHAPTER 5. FINANCIAL ABUSE OF MENTALLY IMPAIRED ELDERS
Article 1. General .......... 2950-2951
Article 2. Estate Protection .......... 2952-2955
PART 6. MANAGEMENT OR DISPOSITION OF COMMUNITY PROPERTY WHERE SPOUSE LACKS LEGAL CAPACITY
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Definitions .......... 3000-3012
Article 2. General Provisions .......... 3020-3023
CHAPTER 2. MANAGEMENT, CONTROL, AND DISPOSITION
Article 1. Management, Control, and Disposition Generally .......... 3051-3057
Article 2. Substitute for Joinder or Consent Requirements .......... 3070-3074
Article 3. Enforcement of Support of Spouse Who Has Conservator .......... 3080-3092
CHAPTER 3. PROCEEDING FOR PARTICULAR TRANSACTION
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 3100-3102
Article 2. Commencement of Proceeding .......... 3110-3113
Article 3. Petition .......... 3120-3123
Article 4. Citation and Notice of Hearing .......... 3130-3131
Article 5. Hearing and Order .......... 3140-3145
Article 6. Consummation of Transaction .......... 3150-3154
PART 7. CAPACITY DETERMINATIONS AND HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR ADULT WITHOUT CONSERVATOR .......... 3200-3212
PART 8. OTHER PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 3300-3303
CHAPTER 2. MONEY OR PROPERTY BELONGING TO MINOR
Article 1. Total Estate Not in Excess of $5,000 .......... 3400-3402
Article 2. Property in the Form of Money .......... 3410-3413
CHAPTER 3. COMPROMISE BY PARENT OF MINOR'S DISPUTED CLAIM .......... 3500
CHAPTER 4. MONEY OR PROPERTY PAID OR DELIVERED PURSUANT TO COMPROMISE OR JUDGMENT FOR MINOR OR INCOMPETENT
PERSON
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 3600-3605
Article 2. Disposition of Money or Other Property Where No Guardianship or Conservatorship .......... 3610-3613
CHAPTER 5. PROPERTY OF ABSENT FEDERAL PERSONNEL
Article 1. Definitions .......... 3700
Article 2. Court Proceeding to Set Aside Personal Property of Absentee .......... 3701-3708
Article 3. Management and Disposition of Personal Property of Absentee Without Court Proceeding .......... 3710-3712
Article 4. Absentee's Power of Attorney .......... 3720-3722
CHAPTER 6. REMOVAL OF PROPERTY OF NONRESIDENT .......... 3800-3803
PART 9. CALIFORNIA UNIFORM TRANSFERS TO MINORS ACT .......... 3900-3925
DIVISION 4.5. POWERS OF ATTORNEY
PART 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS .......... 4000-4034
CHAPTER 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 4050-4054
PART 2. POWERS OF ATTORNEY GENERALLY
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 4100-4102
CHAPTER 2. CREATION AND EFFECT OF POWERS OF ATTORNEY .......... 4120-4130
CHAPTER 3. MODIFICATION AND REVOCATION OF POWERS OF ATTORNEY ........... 4150-4155
CHAPTER 4. ATTORNEYS-IN-FACT
Article 1. Qualifications and Authority of Attorneys-in-Fact 4200-4207
Article 2. Duties of Attorneys-in-Fact .......... 4230-4238
Article 3. Authority of Attorneys-in-Fact .......... 4260-4266
CHAPTER 5. RELATIONS WITH THIRD PERSONS .......... 4300-4310
PART 3. UNIFORM STATUTORY FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 4400-4409
CHAPTER 2. CONSTRUCTION OF POWERS .......... 4450-4465
PART 4. JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS CONCERNING POWERS OF ATTORNEY
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 4500-4505
CHAPTER 2. JURISDICTION AND VENUE .......... 4520-4523
CHAPTER 3. PETITIONS, ORDERS,APPEALS .......... 4540-4545
DIVISION 4.7. HEALTH CARE DECISIONS
PART 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL
CHAPTER 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS .......... 4600-4643
CHAPTER 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 4650-4660
CHAPTER 3. TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS .......... 4665
PART 2. UNIFORM HEALTH CARE DECISIONS ACT
CHAPTER 1. ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 4670-4678
Article 2. Powers of Attorney for Health Care .......... 4680-4690
Article 3. Revocation of Advance Directives .......... 4695-4698
CHAPTER 2. ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE FORMS .......... 4700-4701
CHAPTER 3. HEALTH CARE SURROGATES .......... 4711-4717
CHAPTER 4. DUTIES OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS .......... 4730-4736
CHAPTER 5. IMMUNITIES AND LIABILITIES .......... 4740-4743
PART 3. JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 4750-4755
CHAPTER 2. JURISDICTION AND VENUE .......... 4760-4763
CHAPTER 3. PETITIONS AND ORDERS .......... 4765-4771
PART 4. REQUEST REGARDING RESUSCITATIVE MEASURES .......... 4780-4786
PART 5. ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE REGISTRY .......... 4800-4806
DIVISION 5. NONPROBATE TRANSFERS
PART 1. PROVISIONS RELATING TO EFFECT OF DEATH
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 5000-5003
CHAPTER 2. NONPROBATE TRANSFERS OF COMMUNITY PROPERTY
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 5010-5015
Article 2. Consent to Nonprobate Transfer .......... 5020-5023
Article 3. Revocation of Consent .......... 5030-5032
PART 2. MULTIPLE-PARTY ACCOUNTS
CHAPTER 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS
Article 1. Short Title .......... 5100
Article 2. Definitions .......... 5120-5152
CHAPTER 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 5201-5205
CHAPTER 3. OWNERSHIP BETWEEN PARTIES AND THEIR CREDITORS AND SUCCESSORS .......... 5301-5307
CHAPTER 4. PROTECTION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTION .......... 5401-5407
PART 3. UNIFORM TOD SECURITY REGISTRATION ACT .......... 5500-5512
PART 4. NONPROBATE TRANSFER TO FORMER SPOUSE .......... 5600-5604
PART 5. GIFTS IN VIEW OF IMPENDING DEATH .......... 5700-5705
DIVISION 6. WILLS AND INTESTATE SUCCESSION
PART 1. WILLS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 6100-6105
CHAPTER 2. EXECUTION OF WILLS .......... 6110-6113
CHAPTER 3. REVOCATION AND REVIVAL .......... 6120-6124
CHAPTER 4. REFERENCE TO MATTERS OUTSIDE THE WILL .......... 6130-6132
CHAPTER 6. CALIFORNIA STATUTORY WILL
Article 1. Definitions and Rules of Construction .......... 6200-6211
Article 2. General Provisions .......... 6220-6227
Article 3. Form and Full Text of Clauses .......... 6240-6243
CHAPTER 7. UNIFORM TESTAMENTARY ADDITIONS TO TRUSTS ACT .......... 6300-6303
CHAPTER 8. NONPROBATE TRANSFER TO TRUSTEE NAMED IN DECEDENT'S WILL .......... 6320-6330
CHAPTER 9. DEVISE SUBJECT TO CALIFORNIA UNIFORM TRANSFERS TO MINORS ACT .......... 6341-6349
CHAPTER 11. UNIFORM INTERNATIONAL WILLS ACT .......... 6380-6390
PART 2. INTESTATE SUCCESSION
CHAPTER 1. INTESTATE SUCCESSION GENERALLY .......... 6400-6414
CHAPTER 2. PARENT AND CHILD RELATIONSHIP .......... 6450-6455
PART 3. FAMILY PROTECTION
CHAPTER 1. TEMPORARY POSSESSION OF FAMILY DWELLING AND EXEMPT
PROPERTY .......... 6500-6501
CHAPTER 2. SETTING ASIDE EXEMPT PROPERTY OTHER THAN FAMILY
DWELLING .......... 6510-6511
CHAPTER 3. SETTING ASIDE PROBATE HOMESTEAD .......... 6520-6528
CHAPTER 4. FAMILY ALLOWANCE .......... 6540-6545
CHAPTER 6. SMALL ESTATE SET-ASIDE .......... 6600-6615
PART 4. ESCHEAT OF DECEDENT'S PROPERTY .......... 6800-6806
DIVISION 7. ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES OF DECEDENTS
PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1. PASSAGE OF DECEDENT'S PROPERTY .......... 7000-7001
CHAPTER 2. JURISDICTION AND COURTS
Article 1. Jurisdiction and Venue .......... 7050-7052
Article 2. Disqualification of Judge .......... 7060
Article 3. Transfer of Proceedings .......... 7070-7072
CHAPTER 3. RULES OF PROCEDURE
Article 1. Trial by Jury
Article 2. New Trials .......... 7220
Article 3.5. Judgments and Orders .......... 7250
Article 4. Orders and Transactions Affecting Property .......... 7260-7263
Article 5. United States as Interested Person .......... 7280
CHAPTER 4. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATORS
Article 1. Taking Temporary Possession or Control of Property 7600-7605
Article 2. Appointment as Personal Representative .......... 7620-7624
Article 3. Deposit of Money of Estate .......... 7640-7644
Article 4. Summary Disposition of Small Estates .......... 7660-7666
PART 2. OPENING ESTATE ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 1. COMMENCEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS .......... 8000-8007
CHAPTER 2. NOTICE OF HEARING
Article 1. Contents .......... 8100
Article 2. Service of Notice of Hearing .......... 8110-8113
Article 3. Publication .......... 8120-8125
CHAPTER 3. PROBATE OF WILL
Article 1. Production of Will .......... 8200-8203
Article 2. Proof of Will .......... 8220-8226
Article 3. Contest of Will .......... 8250-8254
Article 4. Revocation of Probate .......... 8270-8272
CHAPTER 4. APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 8400-8405
Article 2. Executors .......... 8420-8425
Article 3. Administrators With the Will Annexed .......... 8440-8442
Article 4. Administrators .......... 8460-8469
Article 5. Bond .......... 8480-8488
Article 6. Removal From Office .......... 8500-8505
Article 7. Changes in Administration .......... 8520-8525
Article 8. Special Administrators .......... 8540-8547
Article 9. Nonresident Personal Representative .......... 8570-8577
PART 3. INVENTORY AND APPRAISAL
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 8800-8804
CHAPTER 2. INVENTORY
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 8850-8852
Article 2. Discovery of Property of Decedent .......... 8870-8873
CHAPTER 3. APPRAISAL
Article 1. Procedure .......... 8900-8909
Article 2. Designation and Removal of Probate Referee .......... 8920-8924
Article 3. Time for Probate Referee Appraisal .......... 8940-8941
Article 4. Commission and Expenses of Probate Referee .......... 8960-8964
Article 5. Transitional Provision .......... 8980
PART 4. CREDITOR CLAIMS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 9000-9004
CHAPTER 2. NOTICE TO CREDITORS .......... 9050-9054
CHAPTER 3. TIME FOR FILING CLAIMS .......... 9100-9104
CHAPTER 4. FILING OF CLAIMS .......... 9150-9154
CHAPTER 5. CLAIMS BY PUBLIC ENTITIES .......... 9200-9205
CHAPTER 6. ALLOWANCE AND REJECTION OF CLAIMS .......... 9250-9256
CHAPTER 7. CLAIMS ESTABLISHED BY JUDGMENT .......... 9300-9304
CHAPTER 8. CLAIMS IN LITIGATION
Article 1. Claim Where No Pending Action or Proceeding .......... 9350-9354
Article 2. Claim Where Action or Proceeding Pending .......... 9370
Article 3. Litigation Where No Claim Required .......... 9390-9392
Article 4. Transitional Provision .......... 9399
PART 5. ESTATE MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Duties and Liabilities of Personal Representative 9600-9606
Article 2. Court Supervision .......... 9610-9614
Article 3. Summary Determination of Disputes .......... 9620-9621
Article 4. Joint Personal Representatives .......... 9630-9631
Article 5. Independent Administration .......... 9640
Article 6. Transitional Provision .......... 9645
CHAPTER 2. ESTATE MANAGEMENT GENERALLY .......... 9650-9657
CHAPTER 3. DEPOSIT OF MONEY AND PERSONAL PROPERTY WITH
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS .......... 9700-9705
CHAPTER 4. INVESTMENTS AND PURCHASE OF PROPERTY .......... 9730-9737
CHAPTER 5. OPERATION OF DECEDENT'S BUSINESS .......... 9760-9764
CHAPTER 6. ABANDONMENT OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY .......... 9780-9788
CHAPTER 7. BORROWING, REFINANCING, AND ENCUMBERING PROPERTY .......... 9800-9807
CHAPTER 8. ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS BY OR AGAINST PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE .......... 9820-9823
CHAPTER 9. COMPROMISE OF CLAIMS AND ACTIONS; EXTENSION, RENEWAL, OR MODIFICATION OF OBLIGATIONS .......... 9830-9839
CHAPTER 10. ACCEPTANCE OF DEED IN LIEU OF FORECLOSURE OR TRUSTEE'S SALE; GRANT OF PARTIAL SATISFACTION OR
PARTIAL RECONVEYANCE .......... 9850-9851
CHAPTER 12. PURCHASE OF CLAIMS OR ESTATE PROPERTY BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE'S
ATTORNEY .......... 9880-9885
CHAPTER 13. DEDICATION OR CONVEYANCE TO GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY;
EASEMENTS AND ACCESS RIGHTS .......... 9900-9901
CHAPTER 14. EXCHANGE OF PROPERTY .......... 9920-9923
CHAPTER 15. LEASES .......... 9940-9948
CHAPTER 16. GRANTING OPTION TO PURCHASE REAL PROPERTY .......... 9960-9966
CHAPTER 17. OPTION TO PURCHASE GIVEN IN WILL .......... 9980-9983
CHAPTER 18. SALES
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 10000-10006
Article 2. Contract With Agent, Broker, or Auctioneer .......... 10150-10151
Article 3. Compensation of Agent, Broker, or Auctioneer .......... 10160-10168
Article 4. Special Provisions Applicable to Particular Types of Property .......... 10200-10207
Article 5. Sale of Personal Property .......... 10250-10264
Article 6. Sale of Real Property .......... 10300-10316
Article 7. Vacating Sale for Purchaser's Default; Liability of Defaulting Purchaser for Damages .......... 10350-10351
Article 8. Application of Sale Proceeds of Encumbered Property; Sale to Lienholder .......... 10360-10363
Article 9. Damages and Recovery of Property .......... 10380-10382
PART 6. INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 10400-10406
CHAPTER 2. GRANTING OR REVOKING INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION
AUTHORITY .......... 10450-10454
CHAPTER 3. ADMINISTRATION UNDER INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION
AUTHORITY
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 10500-10503
Article 2. Powers Exercisable Only After Giving Notice of Proposed Action .......... 10510-10520
Article 3. Powers the Exercise of Which Requires Giving of Notice of Proposed Action Under Some Circumstances .......... 10530-10538
Article 4. Powers Exercisable Without Giving Notice of Proposed Action .......... 10550-10564
CHAPTER 4. NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION PROCEDURE .......... 10580-10592
PART 7. COMPENSATION OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND ATTORNEY FOR THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
CHAPTER 1. AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION
Article 1. Compensation of Personal Representative .......... 10800-10805
Article 2. Compensation of Attorney For the Personal
Representative .......... 10810-10814
CHAPTER 2. ALLOWANCE OF COMPENSATION BY COURT .......... 10830-10832
CHAPTER 3. APPLICATION OF PART .......... 10850
PART 8. ACCOUNTS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 10900-10902
CHAPTER 2. WHEN ACCOUNT REQUIRED .......... 10950-10954
CHAPTER 3. SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNT .......... 11000-11005
CHAPTER 4. COMPELLING ACCOUNT .......... 11050-11052
PART 9. PAYMENT OF DEBTS
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS AND PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
Article 1. Definitions .......... 11400-11402
Article 2. Proceedings Commenced Before July 1, 1988 .......... 11405
CHAPTER 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 11420-11429
CHAPTER 3. ALLOCATION OF DEBTS BETWEEN ESTATE AND SURVIVING SPOUSE .......... 11440-11446
CHAPTER 4. DEBTS THAT ARE CONTINGENT, DISPUTED, OR NOT DUE ........... 11460-11467
PART 10. DISTRIBUTION OF ESTATE
CHAPTER 1. ORDER FOR DISTRIBUTION
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 11600-11605
Article 2. Preliminary Distribution .......... 11620-11624
Article 3. Final Distribution .......... 11640-11642
CHAPTER 2. DETERMINATION OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO DISTRIBUTION 11700-11705
CHAPTER 3. DISTRIBUTION OF PROPERTY IN ESTATE .......... 11750-11754
CHAPTER 4. DECEASED DISTRIBUTEE .......... 11801-11802
CHAPTER 5. DEPOSIT WITH COUNTY TREASURER .......... 11850-11854
CHAPTER 6. DISTRIBUTION TO STATE .......... 11900-11904
CHAPTER 7. PARTITION OR ALLOTMENT OF PROPERTY .......... 11950-11956
CHAPTER 8. INTEREST AND INCOME ACCRUING DURING ADMINISTRATION 12000-12007
PART 11. CLOSING ESTATE ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 1. TIME FOR CLOSING ESTATE .......... 12200-12206
CHAPTER 2. DISCHARGE OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE .......... 12250-12252
PART 12. ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES OF MISSING PERSONS PRESUMED DEAD .......... 12400-12408
PART 13. NONDOMICILIARY DECEDENTS
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS .......... 12500-12507
CHAPTER 2. ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION
Article 1. Opening Ancillary Administration .......... 12510-12513
Article 2. Probate of Nondomiciliary Decedent's Will Admitted to Probate in Sister State or Foreign Nation .......... 12520-12524
Article 3. Application of General Provisions .......... 12530
Article 4. Distribution of Property to Sister State Personal Representative .......... 12540-12542
CHAPTER 3. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY OF SMALL ESTATE BY SISTER STATE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE WITHOUT
ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION .......... 12570-12573
CHAPTER 4. JURISDICTION OVER FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE 12590-12591
DIVISION 8. DISPOSITION OF ESTATE WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION
PART 1. COLLECTION OR TRANSFER OF SMALL ESTATE WITHOUT
ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS .......... 13000-13007
CHAPTER 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 13050-13054
CHAPTER 3. AFFIDAVIT PROCEDURE FOR COLLECTION OR TRANSFER OF PERSONAL PROPERTY .......... 13100-13116
CHAPTER 4. COURT ORDER DETERMINING SUCCESSION TO PROPERTY .......... 13150-13158
CHAPTER 5. AFFIDAVIT PROCEDURE FOR REAL PROPERTY OF SMALL VALUE .......... 13200-13210
PART 2. PASSAGE OF PROPERTY TO SURVIVING SPOUSE WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 13500-13506
CHAPTER 2. RIGHT OF SURVIVING SPOUSE TO DISPOSE OF PROPERTY 13540-13545
CHAPTER 3. LIABILITY FOR DEBTS OF DECEASED SPOUSE .......... 13550-13554
CHAPTER 3.5. LIABILITY FOR DECEDENT'S PROPERTY .......... 13560-13564
CHAPTER 4. COLLECTION BY AFFIDAVIT OF COMPENSATION OWED TO DECEASED SPOUSE .......... 13600-13606
CHAPTER 5. DETERMINATION OR CONFIRMATION OF PROPERTY PASSING OR BELONGING TO SURVIVING SPOUSE .......... 13650-13660
DIVISION 9. TRUST LAW
PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 15000-15004
PART 2. CREATION, VALIDITY, MODIFICATION, AND TERMINATION OF TRUSTS
CHAPTER 1. CREATION AND VALIDITY OF TRUSTS .......... 15200-15212
CHAPTER 2. RESTRICTIONS ON VOLUNTARY AND INVOLUNTARY TRANSFERS .......... 15300-15309
CHAPTER 3. MODIFICATION AND TERMINATION OF TRUSTS .......... 15400-15414
PART 3. TRUSTEES AND BENEFICIARIES
CHAPTER 1. TRUSTEES
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 15600-15604
Article 2. Cotrustees .......... 15620-15622
Article 3. Resignation and Removal of Trustees .......... 15640-15645
Article 4. Appointment of Trustees .......... 15660-15660.5
Article 5. Compensation and Indemnification of Trustees .......... 15680-15688
CHAPTER 2. BENEFICIARIES .......... 15800-15805
PART 4. TRUST ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 1. DUTIES OF TRUSTEES
Article 1. Trustee's Duties in General .......... 16000-16015
Article 2. Trustee's Standard of Care .......... 16040-16042
Article 2.5. Uniform Prudent Investor Act .......... 16045-16054
Article 3. Trustee's Duty to Report Information and Account to Beneficiaries .......... 16060-16069
Article 4. Duties With Regard to Discretionary Powers .......... 16080-16082
Article 5. Duties of Trustees of Private Foundations, Charitable Trusts, and Split-Interest Trusts .......... 16100-16105
CHAPTER 2. POWERS OF TRUSTEES
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 16200-16203
Article 2. Specific Powers of Trustees .......... 16220-16249
CHAPTER 3. UNIFORM PRINCIPAL AND INCOME ACT
Article 1. Short Title and Definitions .......... 16320-16328
Article 2. General Provisions and Fiduciary Duties .......... 16335-16339
Article 3. Decedent's Estate or Terminating Income Interest 16340-16341
Article 4. Apportionment at Beginning and End of Income Interest .......... 16345-16347
Article 5.1. Allocation of Receipts During Administration of Trust: Receipts From Entities .......... 16350-16352
Article 5.2. Allocation of Receipts During Administration of Trust: Receipts Not Normally Apportioned .......... 16355-16358
Article 5.3. Allocation of Receipts During Administration of Trust: Receipts Normally Apportioned .......... 16360-16367
Article 6. Allocation of Disbursements During Administration of Trust .......... 16370-16375
CHAPTER 4. LIABILITY OF TRUSTEES TO BENEFICIARIES
Article 1. Liability for Breach of Trust .......... 16400-16403
Article 2. Remedies for Breach of Trust .......... 16420-16421
Article 3. Measure of Liability for Breach of Trust .......... 16440-16442
Article 4. Limitations and Exculpation .......... 16460-16465
CHAPTER 5. NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION BY TRUSTEE .......... 16500-16504
PART 5. JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS CONCERNING TRUSTS
CHAPTER 1. JURISDICTION AND VENUE .......... 17000-17006
CHAPTER 2. NOTICE .......... 17100-17105
CHAPTER 3. PROCEEDINGS CONCERNING TRUSTS .......... 17200-17211
CHAPTER 4. TESTAMENTARY TRUSTS SUBJECT TO CONTINUING COURT JURISDICTION
Article 1. Administration of Testamentary Trusts Subject to Continuing Court Jurisdiction .......... 17300-17304
Article 2. Removal of Trusts From Continuing Court Jurisdiction .......... 17350-17354
CHAPTER 5. TRANSFER OF TRUST TO ANOTHER JURISDICTION .......... 17400-17405
CHAPTER 6. TRANSFER OF TRUST FROM ANOTHER JURISDICTION .......... 17450-17457
PART 6. RIGHTS OF THIRD PERSONS
CHAPTER 1. LIABILITY OF TRUSTEE TO THIRD PERSONS .......... 18000-18005
CHAPTER 2. PROTECTION OF THIRD PERSONS .......... 18100-18108
CHAPTER 3. RIGHTS OF CREDITORS OF SETTLOR .......... 18200-18201
PART 7. UNIFORM PRUDENT MANAGEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL FUNDS ACT 18501-18510
PART 8. PAYMENT OF CLAIMS, DEBTS, AND EXPENSES FROM REVOCABLE TRUST OF DECEASED SETTLOR
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 19000-19012
CHAPTER 2. PETITION FOR APPROVAL AND SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS AGAINST DECEASED SETTLOR .......... 19020-19030
CHAPTER 3. PUBLICATION OF NOTICE .......... 19040-19041
CHAPTER 4. ACTUAL NOTICE TO CREDITORS .......... 19050-19054
CHAPTER 5. TIME FOR FILING CLAIMS .......... 19100-19104
CHAPTER 6. FILING OF CLAIMS .......... 19150-19154
CHAPTER 7. CLAIMS BY PUBLIC ENTITIES .......... 19200-19205
CHAPTER 8. ALLOWANCE AND REJECTION OF CLAIMS .......... 19250-19255
CHAPTER 9. CLAIMS ESTABLISHED BY JUDGMENT .......... 19300-19304
CHAPTER 10. ALLOCATION OF DEBTS BETWEEN TRUST AND SURVIVING SPOUSE .......... 19320-19326
CHAPTER 11. LIABILITY OF SETTLOR'S SURVIVING SPOUSE .......... 19330
CHAPTER 12. DISTRIBUTEE LIABILITY .......... 19400-19403
DIVISION 10. PRORATION OF TAXES
CHAPTER 1. PRORATION OF ESTATE TAXES
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 20100-20101
Article 2. Proration .......... 20110-20117
Article 3. Judicial Proceedings .......... 20120-20125
CHAPTER 2. PRORATION OF TAXES ON GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 20200-20201
Article 2. Proration .......... 20210-20215
Article 3. Judicial Proceedings .......... 20220-20225
DIVISION 11. CONSTRUCTION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS
PART 1. RULES FOR INTERPRETATION OF INSTRUMENTS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 21101-21118
CHAPTER 2. ASCERTAINING MEANING OF LANGUAGE USED IN THE INSTRUMENT .......... 21120-21122
CHAPTER 3. EXONERATION; ADEMPTION .......... 21131-21139
CHAPTER 4. EFFECTIVE DATES .......... 21140
PART 2. PERPETUITIES
CHAPTER 1. UNIFORM STATUTORY RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES
Article 1. General Provisions .......... 21200-21202
Article 2. Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities .......... 21205-21209
Article 3. Time of Creation of Interest .......... 21210-21212
Article 4. Reformation .......... 21220
Article 5. Exclusions from Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities .......... 21225
CHAPTER 2. RELATED PROVISIONS .......... 21230-21231
PART 3. NO CONTEST CLAUSE .......... 21310-21315
PART 3.7. PRESUMPTION OF FRAUD OR UNDUE INFLUENCE
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS .......... 21360-21374
CHAPTER 2. OPERATION AND EFFECT OF PRESUMPTION .......... 21380-21392
PART 4. ABATEMENT .......... 21400-21406
PART 5. COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 21500-21503
CHAPTER 2. MARITAL DEDUCTION GIFTS .......... 21520-21526
CHAPTER 3. CHARITABLE GIFTS .......... 21540-21541
PART 6. FAMILY PROTECTION: OMITTED SPOUSES AND CHILDREN
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS .......... 21600-21601
CHAPTER 2. OMITTED SPOUSES .......... 21610-21612
CHAPTER 3. OMITTED CHILDREN .......... 21620-21623
CHAPTER 4. APPLICABILITY .......... 21630
PART 7. CONTRACTS REGARDING TESTAMENTARY OR INTESTATE SUCCESSION .......... 21700


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