MN ESTATE ADMINISTRATION DESKBOOK WITH EFORMBOOK - LINKEDLAW
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Minnesota Estate Administration Deskbook with eFormbook, 5th Edition

Edited by Susan J. Link

The 5th Edition of the Minnesota Estate Administration Deskbook puts all of the latest and best information on estate administration in Minnesota in one place. With the invaluable help of Editor Susan J. Link and our outstanding roster of expert paralegals and attorneys, we have raised the standard for Minnesota’s premier probate and estate practice manual – more practice tips, more forms, more convenience! The Deskbook also comes with an eFormbook that includes more than 260 downloadable and editable probate forms.

2020 UPDATE
The 2020 Update to the Minnesota Estate Administration Deskbook brings your Minnesota Estate Administration Deskbook up-to-date, with revisions to 10 of 11 chapters, including more robust coverage of insolvent estate handling, updated eFiling guidance, significant revisions to the tax chapter, and a fully-updated Table of Authorities.

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CHAPTER 1
Getting Started
Introduction; Minnesota Statutes; Glossary of Terms; Engagement Letters; Fees of Attorney for Personal Representative; Death Certificates; The Personal Representative; Jurisdiction, Venue, and Pleadings; Probate Versus Non-Probate Assets; Attorney Tasks for Non-Probate Assets; Intestate Succession; Appendix A: Checklist of Initial Questions; Appendix B: Minnesota Attorney General’s Table of Minnesota Heirship; Appendix C: Attorney-Client Agreement for Probate Administration; Appendix D: Minnesota Death Certificate Application; Appendix E: Client Intake Form
– Andrea S. Breckner

CHAPTER 2
Opening an Estate, Inventory, and Disclaimers
Introduction; Choosing Formal or Informal Proceedings; Informal or Formal Proceedings; Informal Commencement – Minn. Stat. §§ 524.3-301-524.3-311; Formal Administration – Minn. Stat. §§ 524.3-401-524.3-505; The Personal Representative; The Initial Documentation; “eFiling” with the Court; Inventory and Record-Keeping; Distribution of Assets; Non-Ademption; Interim Orders; Disclaimers; Minor Heirs and Devisees; Conclusion; Appendix A: Foreign Consul List; Appendix B: Certificate of Representation; Appendix C: Sample Forms
 Susan J. Link & Cynthia R. Costello

CHAPTER 3
Creditors’ Claims
Introduction; Definition of “Claims” – Minn. Stat. § 524.1-201(8); Assets Subject to Claims; Procedural Issues
 William R. Asp

CHAPTER 4
Real Estate
Introduction; Powers of a Personal Representative with Respect to Interests in Real Estate; Management of Real Estate; Sale of Real Estate; Distribution of Interests in Real Estate; Special Situations for Real Estate; Environmental Issues for the Fiduciary
 Christopher B. Hunt

CHAPTER 5
Taxation Issues
Final Individual Income Tax Return; Fiduciary Income Tax Preliminaries; Fiduciary Income Tax Calculation; Estate Tax Returns; The Minnesota Estate Tax Return; Portability; I.R.C. § 6166 Deferral; I.R.C. § 303 Redemption; Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax; Assessment and Discharge; Resources; Conclusion
 Michael P. Sampson & Robert E. Lynn

CHAPTER 6
Estate Litigation
Introduction; Litigation Basics Applicable to Probate Disputes; Disputes Concerning the Construction of a Testamentary Instrument; Disputes Concerning the Validity of a Testamentary Instrument; Disputes Involving Surviving Spouse’s Right to an Elective Share; Resolving Contested Matters Through Settlement; Litigation By and Against a Personal Representative; Alternative Dispute Resolution in Contested Matters; Forms
 Katherine A. Charipar & Emily A. Unger

CHAPTER 7
Closing and Distribution
Introduction; General Considerations; The Final Account; Informal Closing Procedures; Procedures in Formal Closings; Distribution of Assets; Distributions to Persons Under Disability, to Trustees, and to Devisees Refusing to Accept the Distribution or Unknown Devisees; Discharge of Personal Representative; Correction of Errors; Appendix A: Sample Forms
 Alison J. Midden

CHAPTER 8
Miscellaneous Procedures
Introduction; Collection of Personal Property by Affidavit; Special Administration; Summary Proceedings; Subsequent Administration; Determination of Descent; Appendix A: Notice of Homestead Claim
 James R. Thomson & Tina M. Johnson

CHAPTER 9
Professional Responsibility
Introduction; Competence; Scope of Representation; Diligence and Communication; Attorney’s Fees; Conflicts of Interest; The Attorney as Witness; Dealing with the Court; Dealing with Unrepresented Persons; Compliance with Rules for Tax Practitioners
 Julian Zebot & Diana L. Marianetti

CHAPTER 10
Ancillary Administration
Introduction; Domiciliary Personal Representative Acting Without Local Qualification; Foreign Personal Representative Bringing Civil Actions in Minnesota; Qualification by Domiciliary Representative as a Foreign Personal Representative in Minnesota; Local Administration in Minnesota of the Estate of a Nonresident Decedent; Tax Aspects of Ancillary Administration; Jurisdiction Over Ancillary and Foreign Personal Representatives; Effect of Adjudication; Index of Forms
 James R. Thomson & Tina M. Johnson

CHAPTER 11
Review of Recommended Orders, Post-Trial Motions, and Appeals in Estate Litigation
Introduction; Review of a Referee’s Recommended Order; Post-Trial Motions to Amend and for a New Trial; Appeals to the Minnesota Court of Appeals; Appeals to the Minnesota Supreme Court; Conclusion
 Julian C. Zebot & Diana L. Marianetti

Table of Authorities
Subject Index
eFormbook
Minnesota CLE’s Automated Document Systems

099 SERIES: General Forms

  • P-001   Acceptance of Appointment as Personal Representative and Oath by Individual
  • P-002   Acceptance of Appointment as Personal Representative and Oath by Corporation
  • P-005   Nomination of Personal Representative and Renunciation of Priority for Appointment
  • P-006   Renunciation of Priority for Appointment and Right to Nominate Personal Representative
  • P-007   Petition Objecting to Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-008   Certificate of Representation
  • P-010   Letters Testamentary/of General Administration
  • P-011   Successor Letters Testamentary/of General Administration
  • P-012   Application/Petition for Amended Letters of General Administration/Testamentary (to Correct Date of Death/to Add or Correct a Name)
  • P-013   Order for Amended Letters
  • P-015   Affidavit of Mailing Order or Notice
  • P-016   Notice to Spouse and Children and Affidavit of Mailing
  • P-017   Proof of Personal Service of Order or Notice
  • P-018   Affidavit of Publication
  • P-020   Confidential Information Form (MGRP Form 11.1)
  • P-021   Sealed Financial Source (MGRP Form 11.2)
  • P-025   Petition for Removal of Demand for Notice
  • P-026   Order Removing Demand for Notice
  • P-030   Petition for Formal Proceedings to ________
  • P-031   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Formal Proceedings to ________
  • P-032   Order for ________
  • P-034   Verification under Oath
  • P-040   Petition for Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem
  • P-041   Consent to Act as Guardian Ad Litem
  • P-042   Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem
  • P-050   Petition to Stay, Dismiss, or Amend Formal Proceedings (Conflicting Claims of Domicile)
  • P-051   Order Setting Hearing on Petition to Stay, Dismiss or Amend Formal Proceedings (Conflicting Claims of Domicile)
  • P-052   Order for Continuation of Hearing
  • P-060   Affidavit in Support of Search of Decedent-Lessee’s Safe Deposit Box
  • P-062   Testimony of Witness to Will/Codicil
  • P-070   Demand for Bond by Interested Person
  • P-071   Order for Excusing or Requiring Bond after Demand
  • P-072   Bond of Personal Representative Corporate Surety
  • P-073   Bond of Personal Representative Personal Surety(ies)
  • P-074   Request for Waiver of Bond
  • P-075   Petition to/Excuse Bond/Increase Bond/Reduce Bond
  • P-076   Order to/Excuse Bond/Increase Bond/Reduce Bond
  • P-080   Demand for Jury Trial in Formal Proceedings
  • P-081   Petition Requesting Jury Trial
  • P-082   Petition for Order Appointing Appraisers
  • P-083   Order Appointing Appraisers
  • P-084   Disclaimer (Probate)
  • P-085   Disclaimer (Non-Probate)
  • P-086   Affidavit of Domicile
  • P-087   Irrevocable (Stock) (Bond) Power
  • P-088A   Affidavit of Identity and Survivorship
  • P-088B   Affidavit of Identity and Survivorship for Transfer on Death Deed
  • P-089   Testimony of Heirship
  • P-090   Application for Certificate of Clearance for Medical Assistance Claim
  • P-090B   Application for Certificate of Clearance for Medical Assistance Claim (Transfer on Death Deed)
  • P-091   Certificate of Clearance for Medical Assistance Claim
  • P-091B   Certificate of Clearance for Medical Assistance Claim (Transfer on Death Deed)
  • P-092   Certificate of Consent to an Early Distribution of Assets Pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801(D)(6)
  • P-093   Notice to Commissioner of Human Services Regarding Possible Claims under Minn. Stat. §§ 246.53, 256B.25, 256D.16 or 261.04
  • P-094   Affidavit of Service of Notice to Commissioner of Human Services Regarding Possible Claims under Minn. Stat. §§ 246.53, 256B.15, 256D.16 or 261.04
  • P-095   Amendment to Notice to Commissioner of Human Services Regarding Possible Claims under Minn. Stat. §§ 246.53, 256B.25, 256D.16 or 261.04 Prior to Closing of Estate
  • P-096   Affidavit of Service of Amendment to Notice to Commissioner of Human Services Regarding Possible Claims Under Minn. Stat. §§ 246.53, 256B.15, 256D.16 or 261.04 Prior to Closing of Estate
  • P-097   Amendment to Notice to Commissioner of Human Services Regarding Possible Claims Under Minn. Stat. §§ 246.53, 256B.25, 256D.16 or 261.04 After Closing of Estate
  • P-098   Affidavit of Service of Amendment to Notice to Commissioner of Human Services Regarding Possible Claims Under Minn. Stat. §§ 246.53, 256B.15, 256D.16 or 261.04 After Closing of Estate

100 SERIES: Informal Probate

  • P-100   Application for Informal Probate of Will and for Informal Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-101   Application for Informal Probate of Will
  • P-102   Application for Informal Appointment of Personal Representative (Testate – Split Proceeding)
  • P-103   Application for Informal Appointment of Personal Representative (Intestate)
  • P-105   Application for Informal Appointment of Successor Personal Representative
  • P-110   Statement of Informal Probate of Will and Order of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-111   Statement of Informal Probate of Will
  • P-112   Order of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative (Testate – Split Proceeding)
  • P-113   Order of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative (Intestate)
  • P-115   Order for Informal Appointment of Successor Personal Representative
  • P-117   Declination of Application for Informal Appointment of Personal Representative and/or Informal Probate
  • P-120   Notice of Informal Probate of Will and Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors
  • P-121   Notice of Informal Probate of Will
  • P-122   Notice of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative, Notice and Order of Hearing for Formal Probate of Will and Notice to Creditors
  • P-123   Notice of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors (Intestate)
  • P-124   Notice of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative, Notice of Hearing for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy, Determination of Heirship and Notice to Creditors
  • P-145   Application to Registrar for Determination
  • P-146   Registrar’s Determination

200 SERIES: Formal Probate

  • P-200   Petition for Formal Probate of Will and for Formal Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-201   Petition for Formal Probate of Will And Confirming Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-203   Petition for Formal Probate of Will Previously Probated Informally and for Formal Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-204   Petition for Formal Probate of Will Previously Probated Informally
  • P-205   Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy, Determination of Heirs and Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-206   Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Determination of Heirs
  • P-208   Petition for Formal Appointment of Successor Personal Representative
  • P-209   Petition for Formal Probate of Will, Determination of Partial Testacy, Determination of Heirs, and for Formal Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-217   Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Determination of Heirs and Confirmation of Previously Informally Appointed Personal Representative or Appointment of Successor Personal Representative
  • P-220   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Probate of Will and Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors
  • P-221   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Probate of Will
  • P-224   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Probate of Will Previously Probated Informally
  • P-225   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy, Determination of Heirship, Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors
  • P-226   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Determination of Heirship
  • P-227   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Determination of Heirs and Confirmation of Previously Informally Appointed Personal Representative or Appointment of Successor Personal Representative
  • P-228   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Appointment of Successor Personal Representative
  • P-229   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Probate of Will, Determination of Partial Testacy, Determination of Heirs, and Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-230   Order of Formal Probate of Will and Formal Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-231   Order of Formal Probate of Will
  • P-233   Order of Formal Probate of Will Previously Probated Informally and Formal Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-234   Order of Formal Probate of Will Previously Probated Informally
  • P-235   Order of Formal Adjudication of Intestacy, Determination of Heirs, and Formal Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-236   Order of Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Determination of Heirs
  • P-237   Order of Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Determination of Heirs and Confirmation of Previously Informally Appointed Personal Representative or Appointment of Successor Personal Representative
  • P-238   Order of Formal Appointment of Successor Personal Representative
  • P-239   Order of Formal Probate of Will, Determination of Partial Testacy, Determination of Heirs, and Appointment of Personal Representative
  • P-270   Statement of Contents of Lost, Destroyed, or Otherwise Unavailable Will
  • P-271   Petition for Commission to Take Deposition of Witness to Will
  • P-272   Commission to Take Deposition of Witness to Will
  • P-273   Affidavit Identifying Signature of Testator (Witness not Available)
  • P-280   Petition to Set Aside Informal Probate of Will
  • P-281   Order Setting Aside Informal Probate of Will
  • P-282   Objection to Formal Probate of Will
  • P-283   Order Denying Probate of Will
  • P-285   Petition for Modification of Prior Order
  • P-286   Order Modifying Prior Order
  • P-287   Petition for Vacation of Prior Order
  • P-288   Order Vacating Prior Order

300 SERIES: Interim and Partial Distribution Forms

  • P-301   Petition for Interim Order
  • P-302   Interim Order for __________
  • P-305   Petition for Protective Order for Investment of Minor’s Funds
  • P-306   Protective Order for Investment of Minor’s Funds
  • P-307   Acknowledgement of Notice and Consent: Minor’s Funds
  • P-321   Petition for Interim Order for Partial Distribution
  • P-322   Interim Order for Partial Distribution
  • P-331   Petition for Interim Order Approving Partial Distribution Previously Made
  • P-332   Interim Order Approving Partial Distribution Previously Made
  • P-335   Petition for Order Approving Sale of Property to Personal Representative or Person/Entity Related to Personal Representative
  • P-336   Consent to Sale of Decedent’s Property to Personal Representative or to Person/Entity Related to Personal Representative
  • P-337   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Order Approving Sale of Property to Personal Representative or to Person/Entity Related to Personal Representative
  • P-338   Order Approving Sale of Property to Personal Representative or Person/Entity Related to Personal Representative

400 SERIES: Special Administration and Personal Representative

  • P-400   Application for Informal Appointment of Special Administrator
  • P-401   Order of Informal Appointment of Special Administrator
  • P-405   Petition for Formal Appointment of Special Administrator
  • P-406   Order of Formal Appointment of Special Administrator
  • P-410   Letters of Special Administration
  • P-412   Acceptance of Appointment as Special Administrator and Oath by Individual
  • P-414   Acceptance of Appointment as Special Administrator by Corporation
  • P-420   Inventory in Special Administration
  • P-425   Final Account in Special Administration Original Amended Supplemental
  • P-427   Inventory, Final Account, Petition for Allowance of Final Account And Discharge of Special Administrator
  • P-430   Demand by Personal Representative for Delivery of Property
  • P-440   Notice of Intent to Resign
  • P-441   Resignation of Personal Representative
  • P-442   Delivery to and Receipt by Successor Personal Representative
  • P-443   Delivery To And Receipt By General Personal Representative
  • P-450   Petition for Order Restraining Personal Representative
  • P-460   Petition for Removal of Personal Representative
  • P-461   Order Removing Personal Representative

500 SERIES: Claims and Elections

  • P-500   Supplementary Notice to Known and Identified Creditors
  • P-501   Demand for Notice
  • P-502   Withdrawal of Demand For Notice
  • P-503   Notice of Intention to File Document After Demand for Notice
  • P-504   Waiver of Notice
  • P-505   Limited Waiver of Notice
  • P-506   Petition for Removal of Demand for Notice
  • P-507   Order Removing Demand for Notice
  • P-508   Written Statement of Claim
  • P-509   Notice of Claim Made in Proceeding Against Decedent Before Death
  • P-510   Notice of Allowance of Claim
  • P-511   Notice of Allowance of Claim by Judgment Entered in Another Court
  • P-512   Notice of Disallowance or Partial Allowance of Claim
  • P-514   Change of Decision Concerning Claim
  • P-515   Consent and Waiver of Defense of Statute of Limitations
  • P-517   Consent to Extension of Time to Claimant
  • P-518   Claimant’s Petition for Order Extending Time
  • P-519   Order Extending Time to Claimant
  • P-524   Claimant’s Petition for Allowance of Claim Previously Disallowed
  • P-526   Order for Allowance of Claim Previously Disallowed
  • P-530   Petition to Present and Allow a Late Claim
  • P-531   Notice and Order for Hearing on Claim
  • P-532   Order Allowing Late Claim
  • P-534   Personal Representative’s Petition for Late Disallowance of Claim
  • P-536   Order Authorizing Late Disallowance of Claim
  • P-540   Petition for Order Directing Personal Representative to Pay Claim
  • P-542   Order Directing Personal Representative to Pay Claim
  • P-545   Satisfaction of Claim and Withdrawal of Demand for Notice
  • P-550   Notice of Statutory Selection
  • P-554   Petition to Award Property with Sentimental Value
  • P-555   Order Awarding Property with Sentimental Value
  • P-556   Petition to Allow Selection of Personal Property
  • P-557   Order Allowing Selection of Personal Property
  • P-560   Petition for Family Maintenance
  • P-562   Order for Family Maintenance
  • P-564   Petition for Elective Share of Augmented Estate
  • P-565   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Elective Share of Augmented Estate
  • P-566   Order Granting Elective Share of Augmented Estate
  • P-567   Petition for Election of Homestead Rights
  • P-568   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Election of Homestead Rights
  • P-569   Order Granting Election of Homestead Rights

600 SERIES: Inventory and Closing

  • P-600   Inventory
  • P-601   Affidavit of Appraiser
  • P-605   Final Account
  • P-606   Consent to Final Account, Distribution of Estate and Waiver of Notice and Hearing
  • P-610   Petition to Allow Final Account, Settle and Distribute Estate
  • P-611   Notice and Order for Hearing on Petition for Formal Settlement of Estate
  • P-612   Order Allowing Account
  • P-613   Order Allowing Final Account and Settling Estate and Decree Of Distribution
  • P-614   Order Allowing Final Account and Settling Estate and Order Of Distribution
  • P-615   Receipt for Assets by Distributee
  • P-616   Petition to Formally Adjudicate Intestacy, Determine Heirship, Confirm Appointment And Acts of Personal Representative Previously Appointed Informally, Allow Final Account, Settle and Distribute Estate
  • P-617   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition to Formally Adjudicate Intestacy, Determine Heirship, Confirm Appointment and Acts of Personal Representative Previously Appointed Informally, Allow Final Account, Settle and Distribute Estate
  • P-618   Order Formally Adjudicating Intestacy, Determining Heirship, Confirming Appointment and Acts of Personal Representative, Allowing Final Account, Settling and Distributing Estate
  • P-620   Proposal for Distribution
  • P-621   Waiver by Distributee of Right to Object to Proposed Distribution
  • P-622   Objection to Proposed Distribution
  • P-624   Consent to Sale
  • P-625   Objection to Final Account and Petition to Settle Estate
  • P-627   Petition to Formally Probate Will Previously Probated Informally, Confirm Appointment and Acts of Personal Representative Previously Appointed Informally, Allow Final Account, Settle and Distribute Estate
  • P-628   Notice and Order for Hearing on Petition to Formally Probate Will Previously Probated Informally, Confirm Appointment and Acts of Personal Representative Previously Appointed Informally, Allow Final Account, Settle and Distribute Estate
  • P-629   Order Formally Probating Will Previously Probated Informally, Confirming Appointment and Acts of Personal Representative, Allowing Final Account, Settling and Distributing Estate
  • P-630   Petition for Order Apportioning Estate Taxes
  • P-631   Order Apportioning Estate Taxes
  • P-634   Demand for Qualification of Trustee
  • P-635   Order Requiring Qualification of Trustee
  • P-636   Petition for Order Directing Deposit of Distributive Share with County Treasurer
  • P-637   Order Directing Deposit of Distributive Share with County Treasurer
  • P-638   Petition for Order Directing County Auditor to Authorize Distribution of Funds
  • P-639   Order Directing County Auditor to Authorize Distribution of Funds
  • P-640   Petition for Discharge of Personal Representative
  • P-642   Order Discharging Personal Representative
  • P-644   Petition for Extension of Time for Settlement of Estate
  • P-646   Order and Citation to Settle and Close Estate
  • P-648   Order Extending Time for Settlement of Estate
  • P-660   Petition for Determination of Descent of Omitted Property
  • P-661   Decree of Descent of Omitted Property
  • P-665   Petition for Determination of Descent of Incorrectly Described Property
  • P-666   Decree of Descent of Incorrectly Described Property
  • P-670   Petition for Determination of Descent
  • P-671   Notice and Order for Hearing on Petition for Descent of Property
  • P-672   Notice and Order for Hearing on Petition for Descent of Property (Multiple Decedents)
  • P-673   Decree of Descent
  • P-680   Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property
  • P-682   Unsupervised Personal Representative’s Statement to Close
  • P-684   Application for Certificate from Registrar
  • P-686   Certificate of Registrar
  • P-688   Small Estate: Closing by Sworn Statement of Personal Representative

700 SERIES: Real Estate Deeds

  • P-701   Deed of Distribution by Individual Personal Representative
  • P-702   Deed of Distribution by Business Entity Personal Representative
  • P-703   Deed of Sale by Individual Personal Representative to Individual(s)
  • P-704   Deed of Sale by Individual Personal Representative to Joint Tenants
  • P-705   Deed of Sale by Individual Personal Representative Deed to Business Entity
  • P-706   Deed of Sale by Business Entity Personal Representative to Individuals
  • P-707   Deed of Sale by Business Entity Personal Representative to Joint Tenants
  • P-708   Deed of Sale by Business Entity Personal Representative Deed to Business Entity
  • P-709   Consent of Spouse

800 SERIES: Summary Procedure

  • P-800   Petition for Formal Summary Assignment or Distribution and Formal Probate of Will
  • P-802   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Summary Assignment or Distribution and for Formal Probate of Will
  • P-805   Request for Waiver of Bond for Summary Assignment or Distribution
  • P-807   Bond in Summary Proceedings – Corporate Surety
  • P-810   Decree of Summary Assignment or Distribution and Formal Probate of Will
  • P-812   Receipt for Assets Under Summary Assignment or Distribution

900 SERIES: Ancillary Proceeding

  • P-900   Foreign Personal Representative’s Notice of Intention to Exercise all Powers of a Local Personal Representative as to Assets in Minnesota
  • P-902   Notice to Creditors: Foreign Personal Representative Acting In Minnesota
  • P-910   Application for Informal Probate of Will and Appointment of Personal Representative (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-912   Statement of Informal Probate of Will and Order of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-914   Notice of Informal Probate of Will and Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-920   Application for Informal Appointment of Personal Representative (Intestate Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-922   Order of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative (Intestate Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-924   Notice of Informal Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors (Intestate Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-930   Petition for Formal Probate of Will and for Formal Appointment of Personal Representative (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-932   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Probate of Will and Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-934   Order for Formal Probate of Will and Formal Appointment of Personal Representative (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-940   Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy, Determination of Heirs and Appointment of Personal Representative (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-942   Notice and Order of Hearing on Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy, Determination of Heirship, Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-944   Order of Formal Adjudication of Intestacy, Determination of Heirs, and Appointment of Personal Representative (Ancillary Proceeding)
  • P-950   Ancillary Letters Testamentary/of General Administration      

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Minnesota CLE's Deskbooks, important resources you have known and trusted for decades, are even more valuable with LinkedLaw, an innovative web-based product. LinkedLaw Deskbooks are available 24/7 online, via your computer or mobile device. In addition to being fully searchable, LinkedLaw Deskbooks are linked to primary authorities mentioned in the text. Summon the texts of statutes, rules, and cases with simple mouse clicks. Navigate through the book quickly and easily using the table of contents to jump directly to corresponding pages within the book. 

And, with a LinkedLaw Deskbook subscription you will always have the most current version of the Deskbook at your fingertips. All updates and new editions published during the subscription period are incorporated automatically and seamlessly into the LinkedLaw Deskbook, becoming instantly available at no extra cost.

LinkedLaw Deskbooks have everything you need to research, prepare and evaluate dynamite analysis – and save valuable time in the process!

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Purchasing LinkedLaw eDeskbook Subscriptions
LinkedLaw eDeskbooks are sold individually on an annual subscription basis and must be purchased online. The price of a LinkedLaw eDeskbook subscription includes all updates and new editions that are published during the subscription period. They are incorporated automatically and seamlessly into the LinkedLaw eDeskbook, becoming instantly available to the user at no extra cost. No action or additional purchase is required during the subscription period to keep the LinkedLaw eDeskbook up-to-date.

Accessing LinkedLaw eDeskbooks
Subscribers have 24/7 access to their LinkedLaw eDeskbooks through their account on the Minnesota CLE website under My Account > eResources & Publications. Access to each LinkedLaw eDeskbook subscription will be available to the subscriber for 12 months from the date of purchase. LinkedLaw eDeskbook subscriptions bundled with a hard copy deskbook end when the next update is published.

Using LinkedLaw eDeskbooks
LinkedLaw eDeskbooks are designed to be user-friendly. Easy-to-use features allow you to navigate quickly through the book, readily search the entire text, and instantly summon the text of primary authorities mentioned in the text. Depending on the device being used, additional features may also be available to you including tools that allow you to copy and paste, zoom in and out, expand the table of contents, view page thumbnails, and more.

Renewing LinkedLaw eDeskbook Subscriptions
Current subscribers to an individual LinkedLaw eDeskbook title can renew their subscription at a specially reduced subscription rate if renewing within the time frame specified.

LinkedLaw Deskbooks can be accessed on any operating system with a supported internet browser and HTML5. The operating system should have 512MB or more of RAM and a single core CPU 2.0 GHz or dual core CPU 1.5 GHz or higher.

LinkedLaw Deskbooks also can be accessed on mobile devices that support HTML5. Some features such as the copy and paste tool may not be available on these devices.

The system is designed to recognize the user's device/platform and load the appropriate version of the LinkedLaw Deskbook.

Test your system by viewing this LinkedLaw Deskbook sample:

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  1. The LinkedLaw Deskbook subscription period will extend for one year from the date you submit your credit card payment information. The subscription fee is nonrefundable. Your subscription will not automatically renew, but you may renew at a reduced price if renewing within the time frame specified. The subscription is nontransferable. LinkedLaw Deskbook subscriptions bundled with a hard copy deskbook end when the next update is published.

  2. Minnesota Continuing Legal Education grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable license to access, retrieve, and view the LinkedLaw Deskbook during your subscription period. Sections of the Deskbook also may be cut and pasted into your documents and forms may be downloaded for your use. The LinkedLaw Deskbook is for your personal use only. LinkedLaw contains copyrighted and other proprietary information. You may not in any way make commercial or other unauthorized use, by publication, re-transmission, distribution, copying, sharing, resale, or otherwise, of material obtained from LinkedLaw, except as permitted by the Copyright Act or other law. The compilation of all content in LinkedLaw is the exclusive property of Minnesota Continuing Legal Education and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

  3. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability:

    Any information contained in the materials in LinkedLaw is not legal advice. Non-lawyers should seek the advice of a licensed attorney in all legal matters. Readers should assure themselves that the material in LinkedLaw was current and applicable at the time of the Deskbook's original publication. Obviously, neither Minnesota Continuing Legal Education nor the authors can warrant that the material will continue to be accurate, nor do they warrant it to have been completely free of errors when first published. Readers should verify any statements before relying on them.

    The materials reflect the viewpoints of their authors and do not necessarily express the opinions of Minnesota Continuing Legal Education.

    Minnesota Continuing Legal Education makes no warranties, express or implied, concerning the materials contained in LinkedLaw. Minnesota Continuing Legal Education expressly disclaims all implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose.

    Minnesota Continuing Legal Education does not warrant that this Website, its services, its servers, or e-mails sent from it are free of viruses or other harmful components. Under no circumstances shall Minnesota Continuing Legal Education be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages that result in any way from your use of this site, or sites to which it links, or from reliance on or use of information, services, software, or merchandise provided on or through this site, or that result from deletion of files, delays in operation or transmission of data, or any failure of performance of the site.

  4. Minnesota Continuing Legal Education reserves the right to immediately terminate this Agreement and deny you access to LinkedLaw if you materially breach this Agreement, including but not limited to misuse or unauthorized distribution of the LinkedLaw materials.

  5. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the state of Minnesota. If any provision of this Agreement, or its application, shall, at any time or to any extent, be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby. Each other provision of this Agreement shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by Minnesota Continuing Legal Education to enforce any provision does not waive any further enforcement rights.

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What is the difference between the LinkedLaw Deskbook Library and the LinkedLaw Deskbook Premium Library?

The LinkedLaw Deskbook Premium Library contains one additional Deskbook, the best-selling Drafting Wills and Trust Agreements LinkedLaw Deskbook.

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Do I need any special hardware or software to access LinkedLaw Deskbooks?

LinkedLaw Deskbooks can be used accessed with any Internet browser on any device. Some tools like copy/paste may not be available on mobile devices. Test your system by viewing the LinkedLaw Deskbook sample.

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May I preview a LinkedLaw Deskbook before deciding to subscribe?

You are welcome to give the LinkedLaw Deskbook sample a test drive!

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May I purchase a LinkedLaw Deskbook or LinkedLaw Library Subscription over the phone?

No, purchasing a subscription online is how you activate the link to access an individual LinkedLaw Deskbook or the LinkedLaw Deskbook Library.

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Can I be invoiced for a LinkedLaw Deskbook or LinkedLaw Deskbook Library subscription?

No, subscriptions must be purchased and paid for online.

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Is the length of my subscription rounded off to the nearest week or month?

No, your subscription will run one full year (or month, if a monthly subscription is chosen), to the day. You can see the expiration date of your subscription under My Account  > eResources & Publications.

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Once I’ve purchased a LinkedLaw Deskbook or LinkedLaw Deskbook Library subscription, how do I access it?

Log into your account on the Minnesota CLE website and go to My Account > eResources & Publications.

If you've purchased an individual LinkedLaw Deskbook, click the VIEW button by the LinkedLaw Deskbook title in the "Active Online Publications" section.

If you've purchased a LinkedLaw Deskbook Library or LinkedLaw Deskbook PREMIUM Library subscription, click the ACCESS button in the "LinkedLaw Deskbook Library Subscription" section.

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Will I always have access to the LinkedLaw Deskbooks?

Yes, you will always have access to the LinkedLaw Deskbook as long as you have an active individual subscription to the LinkedLaw Deskbook or if you have an active LinkedLaw Deskbook Library or LinkedLaw Deskbook PREMIUM Library subscription.

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Do I need to purchase updates for my LinkedLaw Deskbook?

No, any update or new edition published during your subscription period is included at no extra charge and will be incorporated automatically and seamlessly into the LinkedLaw Deskbook.

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Can I download the forms in a LinkedLaw Deskbook?

Yes, and we recommend that you download all of the forms in your LinkedLaw Deskbooks so you can use them without Internet access.

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