The jurisdiction of the probate court includes, but is not limited to:
(1) Appointment and qualification of personal representatives.
(2) Probate and contest of wills.
(3) Determination of heirship.
(4) Determination of title to and rights in property claimed by or against personal representatives, guardians and conservators.
(5) Administration, settlement and distribution of estates of decedents.
(6) Construction of wills, whether incident to the administration or distribution of an estate or as a separate proceeding.
(7) Guardianships and conservatorships, including the appointment and qualification of guardians and conservators and the administration, settlement and closing of guardianships and conservatorships.
(8) Supervision and disciplining of personal representatives, guardians and conservators.
(9) Appointment of a successor testamentary trustee where the vacancy occurs prior to, or during the pendency of, the probate proceeding. [1969 c.591 §5; 1973 c.177 §1]Section: Previous 111.040 111.050 111.055 111.060 111.065 111.070 111.075 111.085 111.095 111.105 111.110 111.115 111.120 111.130 111.140 Next
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