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Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-1

Short title Sec. 1. This article shall be known and may be cited as the Probate Code. (Formerly: Acts 1953, c.112, s.101.) As amended ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-2

Procedure; prior proceedings or rights Sec. 2. (a) The procedure herein prescribed shall govern all proceedings in probate brought after January 1, 1954; and also all ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-3

Definitions; rules of construction Sec. 3. (a) The following definitions apply throughout this article, unless otherwise apparent from the context: (1) "Child" includes an adopted ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-4

Legislative history Sec. 4. The report of the probate code study commission made pursuant to Acts 1949, c. 302, s. 5 and Acts 1951, c. 347, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-5

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1971, P.L.407, SEC.2.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-6

Disqualification of judges Sec. 6. When any judge or his spouse shall be related within the third degree of consanguinity, according to the civil law, to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-7

Rules and forms of procedure Sec. 7. The court may promulgate rules and forms of procedure for probate proceedings, not inconsistent with the provisions of this ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-8

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1971, P.L.407, SEC.2.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-9

Petitions Sec. 9. Every application to the court, unless otherwise provided, shall be by petition signed and verified by or on behalf of the petitioner. No ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-10

Notice of filings; objections or answers Sec. 10. Where, pursuant to law, order of court, or the request of the moving party, notice of the filing ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-11

Notice to interested persons Sec. 11. No notice to interested persons need be given except as specifically provided for in this article or as ordered by ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-12

Service of notice Sec. 12. Unless waived and except as otherwise provided by law, all notices required by this article to be served upon any person ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-13

Service by publication and mail; personal service Sec. 13. Service by publication and by mail shall be made by the clerk at the instance of the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-14

Service upon attorney Sec. 14. (a) If an attorney shall have entered his appearance in writing for any person in any probate proceeding or matter pending ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-15

Form of notice Sec. 15. The form of such notice may be prescribed by the court by rule or order. A notice shall be deemed sufficient ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-16

Proof of service; filing Sec. 16. Proof of service in all cases requiring notice, whether by publication, mailing or otherwise, shall be filed before the hearing. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-17

Proof of service as evidence Sec. 17. Such proof of service shall be received in evidence in any court in this state, and be deemed sufficient ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-18

Notices; proof of compliance Sec. 18. Nothing contained in section 16 or section 17 of this chapter shall preclude any person from proving in any suit ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-19

Notice of hearing; waiver Sec. 19. Any person legally competent who is required to be served with notice of any hearing in a probate proceeding may ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-20

Incapacitated persons; unknown persons; guardians Sec. 20. (a) In a proceeding involving estates of decedents or trusts, or in judicially supervised settlements, persons are bound by ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-21

Orders, judgments, or decrees; vacating or modifying Sec. 21. For illegality, fraud or mistake, upon application filed within one (1) year after the discharge of the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-22

Appeals; stay of proceedings Sec. 22. Any person considering himself aggrieved by any decision of a court having probate jurisdiction in proceedings under this ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-23

Record of proceedings; dockets Sec. 23. The following records of proceedings under this article shall be maintained in addition to other records as the court having ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-1-24

Fraud; relief for injured parties Sec. 24. Whenever fraud has been perpetrated in connection with any proceeding or in any statement filed under this probate code ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-1

Estate; distribution Sec. 1. (a) The estate of a person dying intestate shall descend and be distributed as provided in this section. (b) Except as ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-2

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.176-2003, SEC.7.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-3

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1973, P.L.288, SEC.2.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-3.1

Wife's interest in real property by reason of marriage; extinguishment Sec. 3.1. A married man may, in his own name as if he were unmarried, sell, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-4

Part not disposed of by will Sec. 4. If part but not all of the estate of a decedent is validly disposed of by will, the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-5

Kindred of half blood; inheritance Sec. 5. Kindred of the half blood shall inherit the same share which they would have inherited if they had been ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-6

Afterborn children; inheritance Sec. 6. Descendants of the intestate, begotten before his death but born thereafter, shall inherit as if they had been born in the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-7

Illegitimate children; inheritance Sec. 7. (a) For the purpose of inheritance (on the maternal side) to, through, and from a child born out of wedlock, the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-8

Adopted children; inheritance Sec. 8. For all purposes of intestate succession, including succession by, through, or from a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-9

Relationship through two lines; share Sec. 9. A person who is related to the intestate through two (2) lines of relationship, though under either one alone ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-10

Advancements; gratuitous inter vivos transfer Sec. 10. (a) If a person dies intestate as to all his estate, property which he gave in his lifetime to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-11

Dower and curtesy abolished Sec. 11. The estates of dower and curtesy are hereby abolished. (Formerly: Acts 1953, c.112, s.211.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-12

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.147-1984, SEC.2.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-12.1

Constructive trust Sec. 12.1. (a) A person is a constructive trustee of any property that is acquired by the person or that the person is otherwise ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-13

Waiver; intestate share Sec. 13. (a) The intestate share or other expectancy to which the spouse or any other heir is entitled may be waived at ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-14

Adultery; forfeiture of rights to estate or trust Sec. 14. If either a husband or wife shall have left the other and shall be living at ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-2-15

Abandonment; forfeiture of rights to estate or trust Sec. 15. If a person shall abandon his or her spouse without just cause, he or she shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-3-1

Limitations and conditions Sec. 1. (a) When a married individual dies testate as to any part of the individual's estate, the surviving spouse is entitled to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-3-2

Time Sec. 2. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the election by a surviving spouse to take the share hereinbefore provided must be made ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-3-3

Forms; recording; service Sec. 3. (a) The election to take the share hereinbefore provided shall be in writing, signed and acknowledged by the surviving spouse or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-3-4

Personal right; election by attorney in fact or guardian Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the right of election of the surviving spouse ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-3-5

Binding effect; change Sec. 5. An election by or on behalf of a surviving spouse to take the share provided in section 1 of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-3-6

Waiver of right Sec. 6. (a) The right of election of a surviving spouse given under section 1 of this chapter may be waived before or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-3-7

Failure to elect; intestate succession Sec. 7. When a surviving spouse makes no election to take against the will, he shall receive the benefit of all ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-3-8

Afterborn or adopted children; omitted heirs Sec. 8. (a) When a testator fails to provide in his will for any of his children born or adopted ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-4-1

Surviving spouse and family allowances Sec. 1. The surviving spouse of a decedent who was domiciled in Indiana at his death is entitled from the estate ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-4-2

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.288, SEC.51.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-4-3

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.288, SEC.51.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-1

Sound mind; age; armed forces Sec. 1. Any person of sound mind who is eighteen (18) years of age or older, or who is younger and ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-2

Writing; witnesses Sec. 2. (a) All wills except nuncupative wills shall be executed in writing. (b) Any person competent at the time of attestation to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-3

Signatures; videotape Sec. 3. (a) This section applies to a will executed before, on, or after July 1, 2003. A will, other than a nuncupative will, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-3.1

Self-proving clause Sec. 3.1. (a) This section applies to a will executed before, on, or after July 1, 2003. When a will is executed, the will ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-3.2

Videotape Sec. 3.2. Subject to the applicable Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure, a videotape may ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-4

Nuncupative will; requisites; limitations Sec. 4. (a) A nuncupative will may be made only by a person in imminent peril of death, whether from illness or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-5

Compliance with law Sec. 5. A will is legally executed if the manner of its execution complies with the law, in force either at the time ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-6

Revocation; revival Sec. 6. No will in writing, nor any part thereof, except as in this article provided, shall be revoked, unless the testator, or some ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-7

Nuncupative will; revocation Sec. 7. A nuncupative will or any part thereof can be revoked by another nuncupative will. (Formerly: Acts 1953, c.112, s.507.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-8

Revocation; divorce; annulment of marriage; change in circumstances Sec. 8. If after making a will the testator is ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-5-9

Trust inter vivos; execution Sec. 9. An instrument creating an inter vivos trust in order to be valid need not be executed as a testamentary instrument ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-6-1

Construction of wills; rules Sec. 1. In the absence of a contrary intent appearing in the will, wills shall be construed as to real and personal ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-6-2

Contest of wills; admission prevented; forfeiture of benefits Sec. 2. If, in any will admitted to probate in any of the courts of this state, there ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-6-3

Restraint of marriage Sec. 3. A devise to a spouse with a condition in restraint of marriage shall stand, but the condition shall be void. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-6-4

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.293-1983, SEC.2.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-6-5

Construction of wills; petition Sec. 5. The court in which a will is probated shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-6-6

Determination of heirship; good faith purchasers Sec. 6. (a) At any time during the administration of a decedent's estate, the personal representative or any interested person ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-6-7

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.1-1989, SEC.75.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-1

Venue; transfer of proceedings Sec. 1. (a) The venue for the probate of a will and for the administration of an estate shall be: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-2

One proceeding in rem Sec. 2. The probate of a will and the administration of the estate shall be considered one (1) proceeding ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-3

Produce will in court; contempt; damages Sec. 3. (a) After the death of a person, the person having custody of the decedent's will: (1) may; ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-3.1

Will depository Sec. 3.1. (a) This section applies whether it is: (1) known; or (2) unknown; whether a testator is living. (b) As ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-4

Petitions; hearing Sec. 4. (a) Any interested person or a personal representative named in the will may petition the court having jurisdiction of the administration ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-5

Petition for probate; letters testamentary; administrator with will annexed; appointment of administrator Sec. 5. A petition for the probate of a will and for the issuance ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-6

Notice of hearing; request; provision of relevant materials by personal representative Sec. 6. (a) At any time after the issuance of letters, any person interested in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-7

Notice of administration Sec. 7. (a) As soon as letters testamentary or of administration, general or special, supervised or unsupervised, have been issued, the clerk of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-7.5

Personal representative; reasonable diligence to discover creditors of decedent; affidavit; presumption of reasonable diligence Sec. 7.5. (a) A personal representative shall exercise reasonable diligence to discover ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-8

Death in doubt; search for alleged decedent Sec. 8. Whenever there is any doubt that the person whose estate is to be administered is dead, the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-9

Admission to probate; proof of will Sec. 9. Before a written will shall be admitted to probate, the will shall be proved by one (1) or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-10

Absence of competent witnesses; handwriting; proof Sec. 10. If none of the subscribing witnesses to a will can be found, or if all are dead, absent ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-11

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.288, SEC.51.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-12

Nuncupative wills; proof Sec. 12. Proof of nuncupative wills is subject to the requirements of IC 29-1-5-4. (Formerly: Acts 1953, c.112, s.712.) As amended ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-13

Admission to probate; petitions; self-proved wills; signature requirement presumptions Sec. 13. (a) When a will is offered for probate, if the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-14

Certificate of probate; evidence Sec. 14. When proved as herein provided, every written will, if in the custody of the court, shall have endorsed thereon or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-15

( Repealed by Acts 1973, P.L.289, SEC.4.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-15.1

Determination of intestacy; presentation of will for probate; time limits; sale of property Sec. 15.1. (a) When it has been determined that a decedent died intestate ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-16

Objections to probate Sec. 16. Prior to the admission of a will to probate, written objections to its probate alleging that such objections are not made ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-17

Contest of wills; requisites; grounds Sec. 17. Any interested person may contest the validity of any will in the court having jurisdiction over the probate of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-18

Contest of wills; notice Sec. 18. When an action is brought to contest the validity of any will as provided in this article, notice is served ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-19

Contest of wills; bond of plaintiff Sec. 19. At the time of filing a verified complaint under section 17 of this chapter, the plaintiff in the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-20

Contest of wills; burden of proof Sec. 20. In a suit: (1) objecting to the probate of a will under section 16 of this chapter; ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-21

Contest of wills; burden of proof Sec. 21. If such determination be against the validity of such will or the competency of the proof, the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-22

Revocation of probate Sec. 22. Whenever the probate of any will shall be revoked as herein provided, the clerk of the proper court shall record such ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-23

Real and personal property; devolution; charges against Sec. 23. When a person dies, his real and personal property, passes to persons to whom it is devised ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-24

Probate of will; necessity to prove title to property Sec. 24. Except as provided in IC 1971, 29-1-8-1, 2, and 3, and IC 1971, 29-1-13-2, no ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-25

Foreign wills; receipt and recording authorized Sec. 25. Any will that has been proved or allowed in any other state or in any foreign country, according ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-26

Foreign wills; certification Sec. 26. Such will shall be duly certified under the seal of the court or officer taking such proof; or a copy of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-27

Foreign wills; filing and recording Sec. 27. Such will or copy, and the probate thereof, may be produced by any person interested therein to the court ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-28

Executed in Indiana; allowed in foreign state or country Sec. 28. No will executed in this state and proved or allowed in any other state or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7-29

Foreign wills; contest Sec. 29. In all cases of foreign wills and testaments heretofore admitted or hereafter to be admitted to probate, or which have been ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-1

Persons entitled to petition; notice to creditors Sec. 1. (a) Upon the filing of a petition under IC 29-1-7-5, the following persons may at any time ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-1.5-a

Version a Notice to distributees Note: This version of section effective until 7-1-2005. See also following version of this section, effective 7-1-2005. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-1.5-b

Version b Notice to distributees Note: This version of section effective 7-1-2005. See also preceding version of this section, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-2

Conditions to grant of petition; collateral attack; revocation Sec. 2. (a) The court may grant a petition for administration without court supervision if: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-2.5

Personal representative's bond Sec. 2.5. (a) Except as provided in subsection (c), a personal representative is not required to execute and file a bond relating to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-3

Powers of personal representative to act without order of court Sec. 3. Subject to section 2(d) of this chapter, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-3.2

Inventories Sec. 3.2. (a) Not more than two (2) months after the appointment of a personal representative under this chapter, the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-3.4

Distribution of real property Sec. 3.4. (a) This section applies to the distribution of real property by a personal representative to a devisee or heir under ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-3.6

Conveyance of real property Sec. 3.6. (a) This section applies to a conveyance of real property by a personal representative under this chapter. (b) The ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-3.8

Prompt closing of estates Sec. 3.8. (a) A personal representative shall close an estate administered under this chapter as promptly as possible. (b) If a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-4

Closing estate; procedures; termination of appointment of personal representative Sec. 4. (a) Unless prohibited by order of the court and except for estates being administered in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-4.5

Uncontested closing statements; audits and inquiries Sec. 4.5. If, after three (3) months following the date that the closing statement required under section 4 of this ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-5

Undischarged claims; actions against distributees; contribution Sec. 5. After assets of an estate have been distributed, and subject to section 7 of this chapter, an undischarged ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-6

Claims against personal representatives; limitation Sec. 6. Unless previously barred by adjudication and except as provided in the closing statement, all claims against the personal representative, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-7

Claims against distributees; limitation Sec. 7. Unless otherwise barred, the claim of any claimant, including a claimant under a disability, to recover from a distributee who ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-7.5-8

Subsequently discovered estate; appointment of personal representative Sec. 8. If other property of the estate is discovered after the estate has been settled and the personal ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-1

Small estates; affidavit of conditions; motor vehicle transfers; securities; insurance death benefits; safe deposit boxes Sec. 1. (a) Forty-five (45) days after the death of a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-2

Personal property; payments; delivery; transfer; release Sec. 2. The person paying, delivering, transferring, or issuing personal property or the evidence thereof pursuant to affidavit is discharged ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-3

Disbursement and distribution of estate Sec. 3. (a) If it appears that the value of a decedent's gross probate estate, less liens and encumbrances, does not ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-4

Closing of estate; statement Sec. 4. (a) Unless prohibited by order of the court and except for estates being administered by supervised personal representatives, a personal ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-4.5

Affidavit or entitlement to property Sec. 4.5. The person claiming to be entitled to payment or delivery of the property belonging to the decedent may present ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-5

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.288, SEC.51.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-6

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.288, SEC.51.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-7

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.288, SEC.51.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-8

Payment of claims; accounting; closing administration Sec. 8. Whenever, after the inventory has been filed by a personal representative, it is established ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-8-9

Prepaid funeral expenses; last illness expense Sec. 9. This article shall not be construed to prevent the application ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-9-1

Persons represented; creditors; taxing authorities Sec. 1. The compromise of any contest or controversy as to: (a) admission to probate of any instrument offered as ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-9-2

Terms of agreement; execution; guardian ad litem Sec. 2. (a) The terms of the compromise shall be set forth in an agreement in writing which shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-9-3

Notice; order approving agreement Sec. 3. Upon due notice, in the manner directed by the court, to all interested persons in being, or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-1

Letters testamentary; letters of general administration; persons to whom granted; order; qualifications Sec. 1. (a) Domiciliary letters testamentary or domiciliary letters of general administration may be ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-2

Letters; renouncing right Sec. 2. Any person entitled to letters testamentary or to general letters of administration may renounce his right thereto in writing, which renunciation ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-3

Letters; issuance; conditions Sec. 3. Letters testamentary, of administration, of administration with the will annexed, de bonis non, and all other letters special or otherwise, shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-4

Letters; evidence of authority Sec. 4. Letters issued to a personal representative, attested by the clerk, and under the seal of the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-5

Actions or proceedings; evidence of authority Sec. 5. In any action or proceeding brought by the personal representative in such representative capacity, it ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-6

Removal of personal representatives; prior acts Sec. 6. When the personal representative becomes incapacitated (unless the incapacity is caused only by a physical illness, infirmity, or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-7

Successor representatives; appointment Sec. 7. When a personal representative dies, is removed by the court, or resigns and such resignation is accepted by the court, the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-8

Successor representatives; rights and powers Sec. 8. When a successor personal representative or an administrator with the will annexed is appointed, he shall have all ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-9

Joint representatives; powers; survivor Sec. 9. Every power exercisable by joint personal representative may be exercised by the survivor of them when one is dead or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-10

Joint representatives; powers Sec. 10. Where there are two (2) or more personal representatives, the following powers can be exercised, except as otherwise provided in section ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-11

Joint representatives; powers; voting shares of stock Sec. 11. (a) Where powers possessed by two (2) or more personal representatives are to be exercised by them ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-12

Voting corporate shares Sec. 12. The personal representative may vote shares of corporate stock in person, or by proxy, discretionary or otherwise and with or without ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-12.5

Protection of persons dealing in good faith Sec. 12.5. A person who in good faith either assists a personal representative or deals with him for value ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-13

Compensation; attorney's services Sec. 13. If a testator by will makes provision for the compensation of his personal representative, that shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-14

Actions on probate; expenses and attorney's fees Sec. 14. When any person designated as executor in a will, or the administrator with the will annexed, or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-15

Special administrator; appointment; appeal of order Sec. 15. A special administrator may be appointed by the court if: (a) from any cause delay is necessarily ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-16

Pending will contest; administration of estate Sec. 16. Prior to the adjudication of a pending will contest any general personal representative or any special administrator, within ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-17

Damages for wrongful death Sec. 17. An administrator collecting damages for personal injury resulting in the death of any decedent, may, at any time, file in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-18

Wrongful death; nonresident; appointment of administrator Sec. 18. Any court having probate jurisdiction in the state of Indiana may appoint an administrator for the estate of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-10-19

Termination of authority; validity of prior acts Sec. 19. All acts of personal representatives whose authority shall subsequently be terminated because an estate found to be ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-1

Conditions requiring execution and filing Sec. 1. A personal representative is not required to execute and file a bond relating to the duties of his office ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-2

Deposit of money or assets; withdrawal Sec. 2. It shall be lawful for the personal representative to agree with his surety for the deposit of any ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-3

Run to state; joint and several liability; conflict of laws Sec. 3. The bond of the personal representative shall run to the state of Indiana to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-4

Joint representatives; personal representative as surety Sec. 4. When two (2) or more persons are appointed personal representatives of the same estate and are required by ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-5

Affidavit of surety; value of property Sec. 5. Each personal surety shall execute and file with the court an affidavit that he owns real property, subject ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-6

Sufficiency; value of assets; evidence of title Sec. 6. No bond of a personal representative shall be deemed sufficient unless it shall have been examined and ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-7

Failure to give bond; successor; revocation of letters Sec. 7. If at any time a personal representative fails to give a bond as required by the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-8

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.288, SEC.51.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-9

New bond; release of surety; accounting Sec. 9. (a) Any surety upon any bond of any personal representative or other fiduciary may petition the court ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-10

Breach of obligation; damages; intervention Sec. 10. (a) The court may, on breach of the obligation of the bond of the personal representative, after notice to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-11-11

Validity; bound to full extent; action on defective bond Sec. 11. No surety bond entered into under the provisions of this article shall be void for ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-12-1

Classification of properties; appraisers; copies of inventories to interested persons Sec. 1. (a) Within two (2) months after his appointment, unless a longer time ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-12-2

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.289, SEC.3.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-12-3

Distant places or types of property; separate inventory and appraisement Sec. 3. When such estate is situated in places distant from each other or is ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-12-4

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.288, SEC.51.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-12-5

Right of action against executor; insolvent personal representative Sec. 5. The naming of any person as executor in a will shall not operate as a discharge ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-12-6

Evidence Sec. 6. Inventories and appraisements may be given in evidence in all proceedings, but shall not be conclusive, and other evidence may be introduced to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-1

Possession of property; duties of personal representative Sec. 1. Every personal representative shall have a right to, and shall take, possession of all the real and ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-2

Preserving estate; action to prevent loss Sec. 2. No executor named in the will shall interfere with the estate entrusted to him further than to preserve ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-3

Actions; trespass; waste; costs; examine party Sec. 3. Every personal representative shall have full power to maintain any suit in any court of competent jurisdiction, in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-4

Fraudulent conveyances; recovery Sec. 4. The real and personal property liable for the payment of debts of a decedent shall include all property transferred by him ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-5

Compromise; debtor or obligor Sec. 5. When it appears for the best interest of the estate, the personal representative may on order of the court effect ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-6

Real estate interest as personal assets; proceeds from sale of real estate Sec. 6. (a) Unless foreclosure shall have been completed and redemption period shall have ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-7

Mortgages; release and discharge Sec. 7. When, in any case, a mortgage to the decedent is redeemed, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-8

Valueless property; abandonment Sec. 8. When any property is valueless, or is so encumbered, or is in such condition that it is of no benefit to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-9

Embezzlement; conversion Sec. 9. If a person embezzles or converts to the person's own use the personal property of a decedent before the appointment of a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-10

Petitions; concealment; embezzlement; conversion; adverse interest; attachment Sec. 10. (a) Upon the filing of a petition by the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-11

Business of decedent; continuing Sec. 11. Upon a showing of advantage to the estate, the court may authorize the personal representative to continue any business of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-12

Conveyance or lease after death of decedent Sec. 12. (a) When any person legally bound to make a conveyance or lease dies before making the same, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-13

Contracts; performance by personal representative Sec. 13. If at the time of his death the decedent was obligated by the terms of any contract to further ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-14

Investment of funds Sec. 14. Subject to his primary duty to preserve the estate for prompt distribution, and to the terms of the will, if any, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-15

Deposit of funds Sec. 15. Whenever it is consistent with a proper administration of the estate, the personal representative may deposit, as a fiduciary, the funds ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-13-16

Collection of indebtedness; secure possession of property; special administrator appointed Sec. 16. Whenever any interested person files with the court having jurisdiction of an estate a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-1

Limitations; filing; claims barred or not; liens; tort claims Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in IC 29-1-7-7, all claims against a decedent's estate, other than ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-2

Actions; definite statement; personal representative actions; deductions from claims Sec. 2. No action shall be brought by complaint and summons against ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-3

Future claims; payment; bonds Sec. 3. Upon proof of a claim which will become due at some future time, the court shall allow it at the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-4

Actions; joint contracts and judgment Sec. 4. No action shall be brought by complaint and summons against any personal representative and any other person or persons, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-5

Joint contracts and judgments deemed joint and several Sec. 5. Every contract executed jointly by the decedent with any other person or persons, and every joint ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-6

Secured claims, allowance, and payment Sec. 6. The allowance and payment of secured claims shall be made in accordance with the "Uniform Act Governing Secured Creditors ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-7

Contingent claims; payment; bond of distributee Sec. 7. Contingent claims which cannot be allowed as absolute debts shall, nevertheless, be filed in the court. If allowed ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-8

Contingent claims; liability of distributees; contribution Sec. 8. If a contingent claim shall have been filed and allowed against an estate, and all the assets of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-9

Classification of claims; preferences Sec. 9. (a) All claims shall be classified in one (1) of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-10

Allowance; disallowance; expenses of administration Sec. 10. (a) On or before three (3) months and fifteen (15) days after the date of the first published notice ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-11

Inquiry into correctness; liability on bond Sec. 11. Before allowing or paying claims against the estate he represents, it shall be the duty of every personal ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-12

Trial; pleading; dismissal Sec. 12. (a) When any claim is transferred for trial, it shall not be necessary for the personal representative to plead any matter ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-13

Trial of claims; judgment; set-off or counterclaim Sec. 13. The trial of a claim under this chapter shall be conducted as in ordinary civil cases, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-14

Petitions; defend claims; objections to payment Sec. 14. (a) In all cases when a claim is filed against the estate, and before it is paid, any ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-15

Execution; final process; payment; mortgages, pledges, or liens; enforcement Sec. 15. No execution or other final process shall be issued on any allowance or judgment rendered ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-16

Liens and mortgages, enforcement; sale of real estate; exception Sec. 16. Unless an earlier date is authorized by the judge of the court having jurisdiction of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-17

Personal representative claims Sec. 17. (a) Whenever a claim in favor of a personal representative against ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-18

Compromise of claims Sec. 18. The personal representative may, if it appears for the best interests of the estate, compromise any claim against the estate, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-19

Payment of claims; bond or security of creditor; report of insolvency Sec. 19. (a) The personal representative at any time shall pay the claims as ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-20

Mortgage; pledge; lien; payment; renewal; extension Sec. 20. When any assets of the estate are encumbered by mortgage, pledge or other ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-14-21

Adverse claims; notice; trial Sec. 21. When any person claims any interest in any property in the possession of the personal representative adverse to the estate, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-1

Priorities; wills; orders of court Sec. 1. In determining what property of the estate shall be sold, mortgaged, leased or exchanged for any purpose provided in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-2

Powers under will; optional procedure Sec. 2. When the personal representative, under the terms of any will, is given the power to sell, mortgage, lease or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-3

Payment of claims, expenses, and taxes; distribution of estate Sec. 3. Any real or personal property belonging to an estate may be sold, mortgaged, leased or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-4

Order not granted; bond given by interested person Sec. 4. An order authorizing a personal representative to sell, mortgage or lease real or personal property for ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-5

Credit sales Sec. 5. In all sales of real or personal property, the court may authorize credit to be given by the personal representative for a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-6

Purchasers, mortgagees, pledgees, or lienors; allowance of claims Sec. 6. At any sale of real or personal property upon which there is a mortgage, pledge or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-7

Collateral attack; irregularity in proceedings Sec. 7. No proceedings for sale, mortgage, lease, exchange or conveyance by a personal representative of property belonging to the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-8

Petition; stock; bonds; securities Sec. 8. A personal representative may sell, mortgage or lease any personal property belonging to the estate upon filing a petition setting ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-9

Perishable properties; family allowance; title to property; approval Sec. 9. Perishable property and other personal property which will depreciate in value if not disposed of promptly, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-10

Unit sales, mortgages, or leases Sec. 10. Whenever it is for the best interests of the estate, real and personal property of the estate may be ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-11

Petition; sale, mortgage, or lease of real property; order of court Sec. 11. A personal representative may file a petition to sell, mortgage or lease any ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-12

Conflicting titles; process and notice Sec. 12. Upon any petition to sell or mortgage real property the court shall have power to investigate and determine all ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-13

Court order; description of property; sequence of parcels; private sale, public auction; terms Sec. 13. The order shall describe the property ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-14

Fair market value; appraisal; reappraisal Sec. 14. The value of the property for the purposes of a sale of real property pursuant to section 3 and ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-15

Real property sales; notice Sec. 15. In all sales of real property the sale may be made with or without notice as directed by the court. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-16

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.238-2005, SEC.63.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-16.5

Acquisition of beneficial interest in real property of estate by personal representative Sec. 16.5. (a) This section applies to a supervised or an unsupervised ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-17

Execution of conveyance or lease; certified copy of order; power given under will Sec. 17. Whenever a personal representative executes a deed, mortgage, lease or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-18

Forms for conveyances Sec. 18. (a) Whenever a personal representative shall be ordered by the court to execute a conveyance of the real estate of a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-19

Irregularity or defect in proceedings; guardians; good faith purchasers Sec. 19. (a) No sale of any real estate made ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-20

Lien of state for inheritance or estate taxes Sec. 20. The lien of the state for inheritance or estate taxes shall not extend to any interest ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-21

Fees and expenses Sec. 21. In connection with the sale, mortgage, lease or exchange of property, the court may authorize the personal representative to pay, out ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-22

Platting real property Sec. 22. When it is for the best interests of the estate in order to dispose of real property, the court upon application ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-15-23

Exchange of property; terms and conditions Sec. 23. Whenever it shall appear upon the petition of the personal representative or of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-1

Personal liability, loss to estate Sec. 1. (a) Every personal representative shall be liable for and chargeable in his accounts with all of the estate of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-2

Closing estate; final account Sec. 2. Every personal representative shall close the estate as promptly as possible. Unless for good cause shown the time for filing ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-3

Verified account; filing; time Sec. 3. Every personal representative may file in the court a verified account of his administration at any time prior to final ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-4

Schedules; verification; certified public accountant Sec. 4. Accounts rendered to the court by a personal representative shall be for a period distinctly stated and shall consist ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-5

Petition to settle and allow; petition to distribute Sec. 5. At the time of filing of an account ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-6

Hearing and notice; final distribution; unknown heirs; intermediate account Sec. 6. (a) Upon the filing of any account in a decedent's estate, hearing and notice thereof ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-7

Objections; modification Sec. 7. At any time prior to the hearing on an account of a personal representative, any interested person may ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-8

Approval or disapproval; appeals; relief from liability Sec. 8. Upon the approval of the account of a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-9

Death or incompetency of personal representative; out-of-state residency Sec. 9. (a) If the personal representative dies or becomes incompetent, his account shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-16-10

Noncompliance with orders; attachment; imprisonment Sec. 10. Any person who has been ordered to account as herein provided, and who fails to comply with such order, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-1

Order of court; perishable property; depreciable property; storage or preservation; income and profits Sec. 1. (a) At any time during the administration, upon application of the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-2

Final accounts; decree of final distribution Sec. 2. (a) After the expiration of the time limit for the filing of claims, and after all claims ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-3

Abatement of distributee shares Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) hereof, shares of the distributees shall abate, for the payment of claims, legacies, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-4

Abatement of distributee shares; contribution by legatees and devisees Sec. 4. When real or personal property which has been ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-5

Advancements Sec. 5. All questions of advancements made, or alleged to have been made, by an intestate to any heir may be heard and determined by ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-6

Indebtedness of distributee; offset Sec. 6. When a distributee of an estate is indebted to the estate, the amount of the indebtedness if due, or the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-7

Income received during administration Sec. 7. Unless the decedent's will provides otherwise, all income received by the personal representative during the administration of the estate shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-8

General legacies; interest Sec. 8. General legacies shall not bear interest, unless a contrary intent is indicated by the will. (Formerly: Acts 1953, c.112, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-9

Specific devise; mortgage; pledge; lien Sec. 9. When any real or personal property subject to a mortgage, pledge or other lien is specifically devised, the devisee ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-10

Distribution in kind; partition sale; election of distributee; annuity; good faith purchasers or lenders Sec. 10. (a) When the estate is otherwise ready to be distributed, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-11

Undivided interests; distribution, partition in kind or by sale, distribution by total fair market value; appointment of commissioner Sec. 11. (a) When two ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-12

Unclaimed estate assets; disposition procedures; escheat; time limit; exceptions Sec. 12. (a) If after reasonable search, satisfactory to the court, there shall be no known heir ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-13

Supplemental reports; discharge; limitation of actions Sec. 13. Upon the filing of a supplemental report of distribution together with receipts or other evidence satisfactory to the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-14

After discovered property; reopening estate; inheritance tax Sec. 14. (a) If, after an estate has been settled and the personal representative discharged, other property of the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-15

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1973, P.L.289, SEC.4.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-15.1

Petition to determine heirs of estate; contents; notice; hearing; decree Sec. 15.1. (a) Whenever any person has died leaving property or any interest therein and ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-17-16

Rules of equity; relief not limited Sec. 16. The limitations provided for in IC 29-1-1-21 and section 13 of this chapter shall not deprive any interested ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-18

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.169-1988, SEC.8.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-1

Definitions Sec. 1. As used in this chapter: "Person" means an individual, a partnership, a limited liability company, a corporation, or an association. "Department" ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-2

Party in interest; notice of hearing Sec. 2. The Secretary shall be a party in interest in any proceeding: (1) for the appointment ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-3

Appointment of guardian Sec. 3. Whenever, pursuant to any law of the United States or regulation of the department, it is necessary, prior to payment of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-4

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1971, P.L.412, SEC.1.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-5

Petition for appointment Sec. 5. (a) A petition for the appointment of a guardian may be filed by any relative or friend of the incapacitated person ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-6

Appointment of guardian; condition precedent to payment of veterans' benefits; minor ward Sec. 6. Where a petition is filed for the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-7

Appointment of guardian; condition precedent to payment of veterans' benefits; incapacitated person Sec. 7. Where a petition is filed for the appointment of a guardian ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-8

Filing petitions; notice Sec. 8. Upon the filing of a petition for the appointment of a guardian or the issuance of a protective order under this ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-9

Bond of guardian Sec. 9. (a) Upon appointment, a guardian shall execute and file bond to be approved by the court in an amount not less ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-10

Accounting by guardian; notice; hearing Sec. 10. (a) Every guardian who has received or shall receive money or other things of value from the Department shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-11

Removal of guardian Sec. 11. If any guardian shall fail to file with the court any account as required by this article or by an order ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-12

Compensation of guardian; liquidation of loans or investments Sec. 12. (a) Compensation payable to guardians shall: (1) be based upon services rendered; and (2) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-13

Investment of funds Sec. 13. Every guardian shall invest the surplus funds of the estate of the protected person, in which investment the guardian has no ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-14

Support; maintenance; education Sec. 14. (a) A guardian shall not apply any portion of the income or the estate for the support or maintenance of any ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-15

Real estate acquisition Sec. 15. (a) The court may authorize the purchase of the entire fee simple title to real estate in Indiana in which the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-16

Copies of records; determining eligibility Sec. 16. When a copy of any public record is required by the department to be used in determining the eligibility ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-17

Discharge of guardian Sec. 17. In addition to any other provisions of law relating to judicial restoration and discharge of guardian, a certificate by the Department ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-19-18

Application of certain provisions of chapter Sec. 18. The provisions of this chapter relating to surety bonds and the administration of estates of protected persons shall ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-1-20-1

Affirmation or representation; form Sec. 1. (a) Wherever in this article it is provided that any pleading, petition, report, or other document of any kind be ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-1

Definitions Sec. 1. As used in this chapter: (1) "local administration" means administration by a personal representative appointed in this state pursuant ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-2

Indebtedness to non-resident decedent; payments to domiciliary foreign personal representative Sec. 2. At any time after the expiration of forty-five (45) days from the death of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-3

Payments to domiciliary foreign personal representative; release of debtor Sec. 3. Payment or delivery made in good faith on the basis of the proof of authority ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-4

Payments to domiciliary foreign personal representative; notice by resident creditor to debtor as bar Sec. 4. Payment of delivery under section 2 of this chapter may ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-5

Domiciliary foreign personal representative; filing copies of appointment and bond Sec. 5. If no local administration or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-6

Domiciliary foreign personal representative; powers Sec. 6. A domiciliary foreign personal representative who has complied with section 5 may exercise as to assets in this state ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-7

Domiciliary foreign personal representative; limitation of powers by local personal representative Sec. 7. The powers of a domiciliary foreign personal representative under section 2 or 6 ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-8

Non-resident decedents; proceedings; application of law Sec. 8. In respect to a non-resident decedent, the provisions of article 1 of this title govern (a) proceedings, if ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-9

Foreign personal representative; submission to jurisdiction of state court Sec. 9. A foreign personal representative submits himself to the jurisdiction of the courts of this state ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-10

Foreign personal representative; subjection to decedent jurisdiction Sec. 10. In addition to jurisdiction conferred by section 9 of this chapter, a foreign personal representative ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-11

Service of process on foreign personal representative Sec. 11. (a) Service of process may be made upon the foreign personal representative by registered or certified mail, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-1-12

Adjudications binding on personal representative Sec. 12. An adjudication rendered in any jurisdiction in favor of or against any personal representative of the estate is as ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-2-1

Appointment; salary Sec. 1. (a) In all counties of this state containing a voting population of over seven ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-2-2

Oath of office; fees and compensation Sec. 2. Said commissioner shall take and subscribe an oath for the faithful discharge of his duties, and shall hold ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-2-3

Oaths; acknowledgments; removal from office Sec. 3. Said commissioner shall have power to administer oaths, take acknowledgments and do all other acts legally pertaining to said ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-2-4

Duties defined; records Sec. 4. At the time of the appointment of said commissioner, or as soon thereafter as may be practicable, the court shall define ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-2-5

Rules for protection of trusts; speedy transaction of probate business Sec. 5. Such court shall have power to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-2-6

Dispensing with services; salary Sec. 6. At any time after the appointment of such commissioner, when such court shall deem that his services may be dispensed ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-3

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1982, P.L.1, SEC.71.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-4-1

Report of findings; compensation Sec. 1. In all counties of this state, having a population of not less than thirty thousand (30,000) nor more than one ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-5-1

Five years absence; presumption of death Sec. 1. (a) When any resident of Indiana is absent from the individual's usual place of residence and gone to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-5-2

Discharge of administrator; return of absentee Sec. 2. Such administrator shall not be discharged on the return and reappearance of such person until discharged by the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-5-3

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1975, P.L.289, SEC.3.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-5-4

Guardians; appointment Sec. 4. Such court shall have power to appoint guardians of the persons and estates of the children under eighteen (18) years of age ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-5-5

Distribution of estates; bond; trustee Sec. 5. (a) The property of such departed person, real and personal, and all his ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-6-1

Distribution of estates; bond; trustee appointed Sec. 1. When any resident of this state shall have absented himself from his usual place of residence and gone ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-7

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.263-1989, SEC.3.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-8-1

Guardians; appointment; revocation Sec. 1. Whenever a person (referred to as an absentee) serving in or with the armed forces of the United States, or a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-8-2

Guardian bond; powers; removal and substitution Sec. 2. The court shall have full discretionary authority to appoint any suitable person as guardian and may require the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-8-3

Termination of guardianship; executor or administrator Sec. 3. Upon petition signed by the absentee, or on petition of an attorney-in-fact acting under an adequate power of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-9-2

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1973, P.L.290, SEC.16.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-10

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1973, P.L.290, SEC.16.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-11-1

Estates; guardianship; assignments; trusteeship; surviving partnership Sec. 1. The courts of this state having jurisdiction of estates, guardianships, assignments, trusteeships, and surviving partnerships and the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-12-1

Purpose Sec. 1. The purpose of this chapter is to provide for an equitable apportionment of federal estate tax imposed upon decedents' estates under the provisions ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-12-1.5

"Will" defined Sec. 1.5. As used in this chapter, "will" includes a trust or other instrument governing the distribution of assets ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-12-2

Heirs and beneficiaries; charitable or marital deduction or exemption Sec. 2. Unless a decedent shall otherwise direct by will, the federal ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-12-3

Payment; recovery Sec. 3. The personal representative of decedent's estate or the person paying the federal estate tax imposed upon said estate by said United States ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-12-4

Method of apportionment Sec. 4. The portion of such federal estate tax 2001 et seq.) to be paid by each person, heir, or beneficiary of said ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-12-5

Liens Sec. 5. That portion of said federal estate tax apportioned to each person, heir, or beneficiary receiving property as aforesaid, shall constitute a lien upon ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-12-6

Deduction of amounts; action for recovery Sec. 6. The personal representative of decedent's estate shall, prior to final distribution of the estate, deduct the amount of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-12-7

Will providing for payment Sec. 7. (a) This chapter shall not be applicable to estates where the decedent has, by will, provided for the payment of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-13

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.4-1988, SEC.18.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-14-1

Disposition of property; insufficient evidence of survivorship Sec. 1. Where the title to property or the devolution thereof depends upon priority of death and there is ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-14-2

Beneficiaries taking successively under another's disposition of property Sec. 2. Where two (2) or more beneficiaries are designated to take successively by reason ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-14-3

Joint tenants; tenants by entirety Sec. 3. Where there is no sufficient evidence that two (2) joint tenants or tenants by the entirety ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-14-4

Life or accident insurance Sec. 4. Where the insured and the beneficiary in a policy of life or accident insurance have died and there is no ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-14-5

Prior death Sec. 5. This chapter shall not apply to the distribution of the property of a person who has died before it takes effect. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-14-6

Wills, living trusts; deeds; insurance Sec. 6. This chapter shall not apply in the case of wills, living trusts, deeds, or contracts of insurance wherein provision ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-14-7

Uniformity of interpretation Sec. 7. This chapter shall be so construed and interpreted as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law in those ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-14-8

Short title Sec. 8. This chapter may be cited as the Uniform Simultaneous Death Act. (Formerly: Acts 1941, c.49, s.8.) As amended by Acts ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-15

Repealed ( Repealed by Acts 1972, P.L.11, SEC.14.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-1

Definitions Sec. 1. Except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning, the terms used in this chapter shall be construed as follows: (a) "Bank ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-2

Persons authorized to make gift Sec. 2. (a) Any individual: (1) of sound mind and eighteen (18) years of age or more; or (2) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-2.5

Revocation of anatomical gift Sec. 2.5. (a) This section applies if: (1) a donor makes an anatomical gift in writing under section 2(a) of this ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-3

Persons eligible to receive gifts Sec. 3. The following persons may become donees of gifts of bodies or parts thereof for the purposes stated: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-3.5

Recovery agent to determine if anatomical gift made Sec. 3.5. (a) If: (1) a hospital's designated organ recovery agency determines that an individual whose death ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-4

Methods of making or refusing to make gift Sec. 4. (a) A gift of all or part of the body under section 2(a) of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-4.5

Conditions for release and removal of body part by coroner or medical examiner Sec. 4.5. (a) A coroner may release and permit the removal of a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-5

Delivery of document of gift Sec. 5. If the gift is made by the donor to a specified donee, the will, card or other document, or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-6

Amendment or revocation of document of gift Sec. 6. (a) If the will, card or other document or executed copy thereof, has been delivered to a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-7

Rights and duties of donee Sec. 7. (a) The donee may accept or reject the gift. If the donee accepts a gift of the entire body, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-7.5

Probate court determination of whether anatomical gift made Sec. 7.5. (a) The individual's attending physician, or, if none, the: (1) physician that certifies the individual's ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-8

Uniformity of construction Sec. 8. This chapter shall be so construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law of those states which ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-9

Short title Sec. 9. This chapter may be cited as the "Uniform Anatomical Gift Act." (Formerly: Acts 1969, c.166, s.10.) As amended by Acts ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-10

Duty to inform of donor options Sec. 10. (a) As used in this section: "Administrator" means a hospital administrator or a hospital administrator's designee. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-11

Revocable or amendable gifts; election; authorized persons Sec. 11. (a) An individual may elect to make a gift under section 2(a) of this chapter revocable or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-12

Donation costs Sec. 12. A person authorized to make a gift under section 2 of this chapter may not be charged for the costs related to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-13

Hospital's duty to notify donee or procurement organization of gift Sec. 13. If, at or near the time of death of a patient, a hospital knows ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-14

Duty to identify donor Sec. 14. (a) The following persons shall make a reasonable search for information identifying the bearer as an organ or a tissue ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-15

Coordination for procurement and use of gifts Sec. 15. Every hospital in Indiana, after consultation with other hospitals and procurement organizations, shall establish agreements or affiliations ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-16-16

Violations Sec. 16. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally purchases or sells a part for transplantation or therapy, if removal of the body part is ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-17

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.149-1991, SEC.6.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-18-1

Platting; town lots Sec. 1. Whenever any lands are ordered by any court to be sold, on the application of any guardian, executor or administrator, the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-2-18-2

Land not for sale Sec. 2. Whenever it shall be manifestly to the interest of a protected person, the court may, under the restrictions provided in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-1

Application of definitions Sec. 1. The definitions in this chapter apply throughout and their application is limited to this article. As added by P.L.169-1988, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-2

Claim Sec. 2. "Claim" means, with respect to an incapacitated person or a minor, any liability of the incapacitated person or minor, whether arising in contract, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-3

Court Sec. 3. "Court" means the court having probate jurisdiction and, where the context permits, the court having venue of the guardianship. As ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-4

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.264-1989, SEC.14.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-5

Durable power of attorney Sec. 5. "Durable power of attorney" means a power of attorney that: (1) is executed by an incapacitated person before that ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-6

Guardian Sec. 6. "Guardian" means a person who is a fiduciary and is appointed by a court to be a guardian or conservator responsible as the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-7

Guardianship property Sec. 7. "Guardianship property" means the property of an incapacitated person or a minor for which a guardian ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-7.5

Incapacitated person Sec. 7.5. "Incapacitated person" means an individual who: (1) cannot be located upon reasonable inquiry; (2) is unable: (A) to manage ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-8

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.264-1989, SEC.14.) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-9

Letters Sec. 9. "Letters" means letters of guardianship. As added by P.L.169-1988, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-10

Minor Sec. 10. "Minor" means an individual who is less than eighteen (18) years of age and who is not an emancipated minor. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-11

Parent Sec. 11. "Parent" means a biological or adoptive parent. The term does not include a stepparent, foster parent, or grandparent. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-12

Person Sec. 12. "Person" means an individual, an organization, an association, a nonprofit corporation, a corporation for profit, a limited liability ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-13

Protected person Sec. 13. "Protected person" means an individual for whom a guardian has been appointed or with respect to whom a protective order has been ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-14

Protective proceeding Sec. 14. "Protective proceeding" means a proceeding for a protective order under IC 29-3-4. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-15

Support Sec. 15. "Support" means care, maintenance, and education or training, if appropriate. As added by P.L.169-1988, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-1-16

Volunteer advocate for seniors Sec. 16. "Volunteer advocate for seniors" means an individual who: (1) is a volunteer; (2) has completed a limited guardian ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-2-1

Application of article; jurisdiction of courts Sec. 1. (a) This article applies to the following: (1) The business affairs, physical person, and property of every ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-2-2

Venue for appointment of guardian; stay of proceedings; transfer of proceedings Sec. 2. (a) The venue for the appointment of a guardian or for protective proceedings ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-2-3

Guardian ad litem; appointment Sec. 3. (a) Unless waived under subsection (b) or if section 4 of this chapter does not apply, the court shall appoint ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-2-4

Discretion of court; binding orders Sec. 4. (a) All findings, orders, or other proceedings under this article shall be in the discretion of the court unless ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-2-5

Residence; determination Sec. 5. The residence of a person shall be determined by actual presence rather than technical domicile. As added by P.L.169-1988, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-2-6

Application of decedents' estates law to guardianships and protected persons Sec. 6. (a) The applicable rules ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-3-1

Payment of debt owed to minor; delivery of minor's property in possession of another; use of payment or property Sec. 1. (a) Any person indebted to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-3-2

Property of incapacitated person not in excess of $10,000; deposit, delivery, and disposition of property; compensation and expenses of receiver Sec. 2. When the entire property ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-3-3

Custody of minor by parents; consents, waivers, and powers of attorney provided by statute or Internal Revenue Code; consent to medical treatment Sec. 3. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-3-3.5

Custodians of individual retirement accounts Sec. 3.5. (a) Except as otherwise determined in a dissolution of marriage proceeding, a custody proceeding, or another proceeding authorized by ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-3-4

Emergencies; appointment of temporary guardian; suspension of guardian; exemptions Sec. 4. (a) If: (1) a guardian has not been appointed for an incapacitated person or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-3-5

Application for public assistance or transfer; authority of chief of social services at state institution Sec. 5. The chief of social services (or a person designated ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-3-6

Surviving parent; custody proceedings; temporary guardian or guardian ad litem; hearing Sec. 6. (a) The surviving parent of a minor does not have the right to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-4-1

Protective orders; notice and hearing; findings; protective arrangements Sec. 1. (a) Upon petition by any person and after hearing, the court may issue, without ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-4-2

Contracts, trusts or business transactions of incapacitated person or minor; ratification by court; exercise of parental powers in absence of guardian Sec. 2. The court may, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-4-3

Creditors and dependents to be considered by court before issuing protective order; appointment of limited guardian; authority conferred by order ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-4-4

Compensation; persons whose services benefited protected person or his or her property Sec. 4. If not otherwise compensated for services rendered, any guardian, attorney, physician, or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-5-1

Petition for appointment of guardian; requirements; notice and hearing; presence of alleged incapacitated person; exceptions; conduct of hearing Sec. 1. (a) Any person may file a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-5-2

Appointment of guardian before adjudication of incapacity or minority Sec. 2. A guardian may not be appointed for an incapacitated person or a minor under this ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-5-3

Findings; appointment of guardian; limited guardianship; protective orders Sec. 3. (a) Except under subsection (c), if it is alleged and the court finds that: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-5-4

Considerations for appointment of guardian Sec. 4. The court shall appoint as guardian a qualified person or persons most suitable and willing to serve, having due ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-5-5

Consideration for appointment of guardian; order of consideration; priorities Sec. 5. (a) The following are entitled to consideration for ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-5-6

Two or more minors or incapacitated persons; petition for appointment of guardian; separate accounting Sec. 6. When a petition is filed for ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-6-1

Notice of petition and hearing; persons to whom notice must be given; waiver of notice Sec. 1. (a) When a petition for appointment of a guardian ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-6-2

Notice; form and contents; copy of petition to be attached Sec. 2. A copy of the petition shall be attached to the notice, and the notice ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-6-3

Request for written notice of proceedings and pleadings; determination of interest; failure to comply with request Sec. 3. (a) At any time after the appointment of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-7-1

Guardian's bond; amount; collateral in lieu of sureties on bond; reduced bonds Sec. 1. (a) Unless the court finds that a bond is unnecessary and enters ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-7-2

Bond requirements; liability; consent to jurisdiction; proceedings against sureties Sec. 2. (a) The following requirements apply to all bonds on which the guardian is primary obligor: ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-7-3

Letters of guardianship Sec. 3. (a) Letters of guardianship, temporary or otherwise, shall be issued to the person entitled to receive them when: (1) the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-7-4

Acceptance of appointment as submission to personal jurisdiction Sec. 4. By accepting appointment, a guardian and the guardian's attorney submit personally to the jurisdiction of the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-7-5

Guardianship property; possession by guardian; transfer of property interest; process against property Sec. 5. (a) A guardian shall take possession of the guardianship property, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-7-6

Evidence of possessory and disposition rights in guardianship property; real property of guardianship; filing of letters of appointment or termination orders ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-1

Enumerated responsibilities of guardian Sec. 1. (a) The guardian of a minor (other than a temporary guardian) has all of the responsibilities and authority of a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-2

Powers which guardian may exercise Sec. 2. (a) The guardian of a minor may exercise all of the powers required to perform the guardian's responsibilities, including ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-3

Mandatory responsibilities of guardian Sec. 3. A guardian (other than a temporary guardian) shall do the following: (1) Act as a guardian with respect to ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-4

Exercise of powers to perform responsibilities; enumeration Sec. 4. A guardian (other than a temporary guardian) may exercise all of the powers required to perform the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-5

Sale or encumbrance of guardianship property; conflicts of interest Sec. 5. (a) Any: (1) sale or encumbrance of any part of the property of a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-6

Sale or transfer of guardianship property contrary to terms of protected person's will; election of devisee Sec. 6. If: (1) a guardian ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-6.5

Guardian possession and sever of property jointly owned with rights of survivorship; election to receive property from protected person's estate Sec. 6.5. (a) If: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-7

Sale, division, or disposition of property; contracts entered into before incapacity; performance by guardian Sec. 7. If the court finds that: (1) an incapacitated person ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8-8

Limitations on guardian powers Sec. 8. (a) The court, at the time of appointment or later, on its own motion or on petition of the protected ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-1

Appointment Sec. 1. A court in a proceeding under this article may appoint a volunteer advocate for seniors. As added by P.L.41-2004, SEC.2. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-2

Progress report; final report Sec. 2. A volunteer advocate for seniors shall submit to the court: (1) a progress report fifteen ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-3

Duties Sec. 3. A volunteer advocate for seniors shall: (1) serve as a limited guardian to represent and protect the interests of an incapacitated or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-4

Actions a volunteer advocate for seniors may take Sec. 4. A volunteer advocate for seniors may: (1) consent to medical and other professional care and ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-5

Term of appointment Sec. 5. If a court appoints an individual to serve as a volunteer advocate for seniors, the appointment shall be for a period ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-6

Officer of the court Sec. 6. A volunteer advocate for seniors is considered an officer of the court for the purpose of representing the interests of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-7

Attorney appointment Sec. 7. The court may appoint an attorney to represent a volunteer advocate for seniors. As added by P.L.41-2004, SEC.2. ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-8

Civil immunity Sec. 8. Except for gross misconduct: (1) a volunteer advocate for seniors program that; (2) an employee of a volunteer advocates for ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-8.5-9

Authorization to consent to or refuse health care Sec. 9. A volunteer advocate for seniors under this chapter is not authorized to consent to or refuse ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-1

Delegation of powers; exercise of powers under power of attorney Sec. 1. (a) By a properly executed power of attorney, a parent or a guardian (other ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-2

Change in physical presence of protected person Sec. 2. A guardian (other than a temporary guardian) or volunteer advocate for seniors appointed under IC 29-3-8.5 may, ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-3

Compensation and reimbursement of guardian Sec. 3. A guardian is entitled to reasonable compensation for services as guardian and to reimbursement for reasonable expenditures made in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-4

Estate planning; disposition of protected person's assets; renunciation or disclaimer of interests Sec. 4. (a) Upon petition of the guardian (other than a temporary guardian) or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-5

Inventory of guardianship property Sec. 5. (a) Within ninety (90) days after appointment, a guardian (other than a temporary guardian) shall file with the court a ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-6

Account of administration; filing with court; notice of hearing on account; order of discharge; limitation of actions against sureties Sec. 6. (a) Unless otherwise directed by ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-6.5

Accounting standards and procedures Sec. 6.5. (a) This section applies to an accounting described under section 6 of this chapter that is filed: (1) in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-7

Compromise of claim; petition to court; settlement Sec. 7. (a) Whenever it is proposed to compromise any claim by or against a protected person or the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-8

Supplementary orders Sec. 8. At any time after the appointment or issuance of a protective order, the court on its own motion or on the petition ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-9

Expenses of proceedings Sec. 9. (a) Whenever a guardian is appointed for an incapacitated person or minor, the guardian shall pay all ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-10

Attorney of record for guardian Sec. 10. The attorney of record for a guardian continues as such until the termination of the guardianship or the attorney's ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-9-11

Investigations concerning conditions and circumstances of protected person Sec. 11. The division of family and children or county office of family and ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-10-1

Payment of debts incurred on behalf of protected person; payment of claims; actions against guardian; filing of claims Sec. 1. (a) Without prior order of the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-11-1

Protection for persons dealing in good faith with guardian or person acting under protective order; scope of protection Sec. 1. (a) A person who in good ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-11-2

Contracts entered into in good faith; personal liability of guardian; liability for acts or omissions; proceeding to determine liability Sec. 2. (a) Unless otherwise provided in ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-11-3

Actions between third party and protected person; service of process; suits against guardian or person acting under protective order; substitution of parties Sec. 3. (a) If ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-11-4

Civil immunity of a guardian Sec. 4. Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter and except for gross misconduct, a guardian appointed under this ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-12-1

Conditions for termination of guardianship; effect of termination on guardianship powers Sec. 1. (a) Unless the protected person has been adjudicated an incapacitated person, the court ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-12-2

Mandatory termination of protective order Sec. 2. The court shall terminate a protective order if: (1) the protective order has expired by its terms; or ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-12-3

Minimum period to maintain incapacitated person status; petition to terminate guardianship or protective order; penalty Sec. 3. An order adjudicating a person as an incapacitated person ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-12-4

Removal, resignation, or death of guardian; final accounting; appointment of successor; effect of removal on validity of guardian's acts ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-12-5

Termination of authority and responsibility of guardian; effect on liability of guardian; court approval Sec. 5. The authority and responsibility of a guardian terminate at the ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-13-1

Payment of debt or delivery of property to foreign guardian Sec. 1. (a) Any person indebted to an incapacitated person or minor, or having possession of ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-13-2

Protected person domiciled in foreign state but having property in Indiana; filing of foreign guardian appointment and bond in county ...

Indiana Code - Probate - Title 29, Section 29-3-13-3

Acts by which foreign guardian submits to personal jurisdiction Sec. 3. A foreign guardian submits personally to the jurisdiction of Indiana courts in any proceeding relating ...



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