PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION
PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS.
29A-3-101 Devolution of estate at death; restrictions.
29A-3-102 Necessity of order of probate for will.
29A-3-103 Necessity of appointment for administration.
29A-3-104 Claims against decedent--Necessity of administration.
29A-3-105 Proceedings affecting devolution and administration--Jurisdiction of subject matter.
29A-3-107 Scope of proceedings--Proceedings independent--Exception.
29A-3-108 Probate, testacy, and appointment proceedings--Ultimate time limit.
29A-3-109 Statutes of limitation on decedent's cause of action.
PART 2. VENUE FOR PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION--PRIORITY TO ADMINISTER;
DEMAND FOR NOTICE. 29A-3-201
Venue for first and subsequent estate proceedings--Location of property. 29A-3-202
Appointment or testacy proceedings--Conflicting claim of domicile in another state. 29A-3-203
Priority among persons seeking appointment as personal representative. 29A-3-204
Demand for notice of order or filing concerning decedent's estate.
PART 3. INFORMAL PROBATE AND APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS--SUCCESSION
WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION. 29A-3-301
Informal probate or appointment proceedings--Application--Contents. 29A-3-302
Informal probate--Duty of clerk--Effect of informal probate. 29A-3-303
Informal probate--Proof and findings required. 29A-3-304
Informal probate--Clerk not satisfied. 29A-3-306
Informal probate--Notice requirements. 29A-3-307
Informal appointment proceedings--Delay in order--Duty of Clerk--Effect of appointment. 29A-3-308
Informal appointment proceedings--Proof and findings required. 29A-3-309
Informal appointment proceedings--Clerk not satisfied. 29A-3-310
Informal appointment proceedings--Notice requirements. 29A-3-311
Informal appointment unavailable in certain cases.
PART 4. FORMAL TESTACY AND APPOINTMENT PROCEEDING. 29A-3-401
Formal testacy proceedings--Nature--When commenced. 29A-3-402
Formal testacy or appointment proceedings--Petition; contents. 29A-3-403
Formal testacy proceedings--Notice of hearing on petition. 29A-3-404
Formal testacy proceedings--Written objections to probate. 29A-3-405
Formal testacy proceedings--Uncontested cases--Hearings and proof. 29A-3-406
Formal testacy proceedings--Contested cases--Testimony of attesting witnesses. 29A-3-407
Formal testacy proceedings--Burdens in contested cases. 29A-3-408
Formal testacy proceedings--Will construction--Effect of final order in another jurisdiction. 29A-3-409
Formal testacy proceedings--Order--Foreign will. 29A-3-410
Formal testacy proceedings--Probate of more than one instrument. 29A-3-411
Formal testacy proceedings--Partial intestacy. 29A-3-412
Formal testacy proceedings--Effect of order--Vacation. 29A-3-413
Formal proceedings concerning appointment of personal representative.
PART 5. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION.
Supervised administration--Nature of proceeding. 29A-3-502
Supervised administration--Petition--Order. 29A-3-503
Supervised administration--Effect on other proceedings. 29A-3-504
Supervised administration--Powers of personal representative. 29A-3-505
Supervised administration--Interim orders--Distribution and closing orders.
PART 6. PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, APPOINTMENT, CONTROL AND
TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY. 29A-3-601
Acceptance of appointment--Consent to jurisdiction. 29A-3-603
Bond not required without court order, exceptions. 29A-3-604
Bond amount--Security--Procedure--Reduction. 29A-3-605
Terms and conditions of bonds. 29A-3-607
Order restraining personal representative. 29A-3-608
Termination of appointment--General. 29A-3-609
Termination of appointment--Death or disability. 29A-3-610
Termination of appointment--Voluntary. 29A-3-611
Termination of appointment by removal--Cause; procedure. 29A-3-612
Termination of appointment--Change of testacy status. 29A-3-613
Successor personal representative. 29A-3-614
Special administrator--Appointment. 29A-3-615
Special administrator--Who may be appointed. 29A-3-616
Special administrator--Appointed informally--Powers and duties. 29A-3-617
Special administrator--Formal proceedings--Power and duties. 29A-3-618
Termination of appointment--Special administrator.
PART 7. DUTIES AND POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES. 29A-3-701
Time of accrual of duties and powers. 29A-3-702
Priority among different letters. 29A-3-703
General duties--Relation and liability to persons interested in estate--Standing to sue. 29A-3-704
Personal representative to proceed without court order--Exception. 29A-3-705
Duty of personal representative--Information to heirs and devisees. 29A-3-706
Duty of personal representative--Inventory and appraisement. 29A-3-707
Employment of appraisers. 29A-3-708
Duty of personal representative--Supplementary inventory. 29A-3-709
Duty of personal representative--Possession of estate. 29A-3-710
Power to avoid transfers. 29A-3-711
Powers of personal representatives--In general. 29A-3-712
Improper exercise of power--Breach of fiduciary duty. 29A-3-713
Sale, encumbrance, or transaction involving conflict of interest--Voidable--Exceptions. 29A-3-714
Persons dealing with personal representative--Protection. 29A-3-715
Transactions authorized for personal representatives--Exceptions. 29A-3-716
Powers and duties of successor personal representative. 29A-3-717
Co-representatives--When joint action required. 29A-3-718
Powers of surviving personal representative. 29A-3-719
Compensation of personal representative. 29A-3-720
Expenses in estate litigation. 29A-3-721
Proceedings for review of employment of agents and compensation of personal representatives and employees of estate.
PART 8. CREDITORS' CLAIMS. 29A-3-801
Notice to creditors. 29A-3-802
Statutes of limitations. 29A-3-803
Limitations on presentation of claims. 29A-3-804
Manner of presentation of claims. 29A-3-805
Classification of claims. 29A-3-806
Allowance of claims. 29A-3-807
Payment of claims. 29A-3-808
Individual liability of personal representative. 29A-3-809
Secured claims. 29A-3-810
Claims not due and contingent or unliquidated claims. 29A-3-811
Execution and levies prohibited. 29A-3-813
Compromise of claims. 29A-3-814
Encumbered assets. 29A-3-815
Administration in more than one state--Duty of personal representative. 29A-3-816
Final distribution to domiciliary representative. 29A-3-817
Department of Social Services' claim for indebtedness incurred by paying for medical assistance or care.
PART 9. SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION. 29A-3-901
Successors' rights if no administration. 29A-3-902
Abatement--Order and amount. 29A-3-903
Right of retainer. 29A-3-904
Interest on general pecuniary devise. 29A-3-905
Penalty clause for contest. 29A-3-906
Distribution in kind--Valuation--Method. 29A-3-907
Distribution in kind--Evidence. 29A-3-908
Distribution--Right or title of distributee. 29A-3-909
Improper distribution--Liability of distributee. 29A-3-910
Purchasers from distributees protected. 29A-3-911
Partition for purpose of distribution. 29A-3-912
Private agreements among successors to decedent binding on personal representative. 29A-3-913
Disposition of unclaimed assets. 29A-3-915
Distribution to person under disability. 29A-3-916
Apportionment of estate taxes.
PART 10. CLOSING ESTATES. 29A-3-1001
Formal proceedings terminating administration--Testate or intestate--Order of general protection. 29A-3-1002
Closing estates--By sworn statement of personal representative. 29A-3-1004
Liability of distributees to claimants. 29A-3-1005
Limitations on proceedings against personal representatives. 29A-3-1006
Limitations on actions and proceedings against distributees. 29A-3-1007
Certificate discharging liens securing fiduciary performance. 29A-3-1008
PART 11. COMPROMISE OF CONTROVERSIES. 29A-3-1101
Effect of approval of agreements involving trusts, inalienable interests, or interests of third persons. 29A-3-1102
Procedure for securing court approval of compromise.
PART 12. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY BY AFFIDAVIT AND SUMMARY
ADMINISTRATION PROCEDURE FOR SMALL ESTATES. 29A-3-1201
Collection of personal property by affidavit. 29A-3-1202
Effect of affidavit.
APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 29A-3.