(1) A conservator is not personally liable on a contract entered into in the fiduciary capacity of the conservator in the course of administering the estate unless:
(a) The contract specifically makes the conservator liable in a personal capacity; or
(b) The conservator fails to reveal the representative capacity of the conservator and identity of the estate in the contract.
(2) The conservator is personally liable for obligations arising from ownership, obligations arising out of control of property of the estate and torts committed in the course of administration of the estate only if the conservator is personally at fault.
(3) Claims based on contracts entered into by a conservator in the fiduciary capacity of the conservator, on obligations arising from ownership or control of the estate or on torts committed in the course of administration of the estate may be asserted against the estate by proceeding against the conservator in the fiduciary capacity of the conservator, whether or not the conservator is personally liable.
(4) Any question of liability between the estate and the conservator personally may be determined in a proceeding for accounting or for indemnification, or in any other appropriate proceeding or action. [1995 c.664 §51]Section: Previous 125.450 125.455 125.460 125.465 125.470 125.475 125.480 125.485 125.490 125.495 125.500 125.505 125.510 125.515 125.520 Next
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