(1) A probate commissioner may act upon uncontested petitions for appointment of special administrators, for probate of wills and for appointment of personal representatives, guardians and conservators, to the extent authorized by rule of the court. Pursuant thereto the probate commissioner may make and enter orders on behalf of the court admitting wills to probate and appointing and setting the amount of the bonds of special administrators, personal representatives, guardians and conservators, subject to the orders of the probate commissioner being set aside or modified by the judge of the court within 30 days after the date an order is entered.
(2) Any matter presented to the probate commissioner may be referred by the probate commissioner to the judge.
(3) Unless set aside or modified by the judge, the orders of the probate commissioner have the same effect as if made by the judge. [1969 c.591 §11]Section: Previous 111.130 111.140 111.150 111.160 111.165 111.170 111.175 111.185 111.205 111.210 111.212 111.215 111.218 111.220 111.225 Next
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