2010 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 14 - Trusts, Estates and Protective Proceedings

Chapter 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS, DEFINITIONS AND PROBATE JURISDICTION OF COURTS
Article 1 General Provisions
14-1102 Purposes; rule of construction
14-1103 Supplementary general principles of law applicable
14-1106 Effect of fraud and evasion
14-1107 Determination of death and status; rules
Article 2 Definitions
14-1201 Definitions
Article 3 Scope, Jurisdiction and Courts
14-1301 Territorial application
14-1302 Subject matter jurisdiction
14-1303 Venue; multiple proceedings; transfer
14-1304 Practice in court
14-1305 Records and certified copies
14-1306 Jury trial
14-1307 Registrar; powers
14-1310 Oath or affirmation on filed documents
14-1311 Standard of proof and burden of persuasion
Article 4 Notice, Parties and Representation in Estate Litigation and Other Matters
14-1401 Notice; method and time of giving
14-1401.01 Notice to attorney general
14-1402 Notice; waiver
14-1403 Pleadings
14-1404 Representation; basic effect
14-1405 Representation by holder of general power of appointment
14-1406 Representation by fiduciaries and parents
14-1407 Representation by person having substantially identical interest
14-1408 Appointment of representative
Chapter 2 INTESTATE SUCCESSION AND WILLS
Article 1 Intestate Succession
14-2101 Intestate estate; modification by will
14-2102 Intestate share of surviving spouse
14-2103 Heirs other than surviving spouse; share in estate
14-2104 Heirs; surviving of decedent; time requirement; presumption; exception
14-2105 Unclaimed estate; passage to state
14-2106 Passing of estate by representation; assigning of shares; definitions
14-2107 Kindred by half blood; right of inheritance
14-2108 After‑born heirs; requirements
14-2109 Advancements of property during lifetime; effect on distribution of estate
14-2110 Debts owed to a decedent; effect on distribution of estate
14-2111 Effect of alienage on distribution of estate
14-2113 Heirs related to decedent through two lines; single share
14-2114 Parent and child relationship; intestate succession; adopted children
Article 2 Waiver of Rights of Spouse
14-2207 Rights of surviving spouse; waiver; requirements; effect
Article 3 Spouse and Children Unprovided for in Will
14-2301 Entitlement of spouse; premarital will
14-2302 Omitted children; shares; definition
Article 4 Exempt Property and Allowances
14-2401 Applicable law
14-2402 Homestead allowance
14-2403 Exempt property; value; priority
14-2404 Family allowance; use; length; priority; termination by death
14-2405 Homestead; exempt property and allowances; restriction; source; determination; documentation
Article 5 Wills
14-2501 Who may make a will
14-2502 Execution; witnessed wills; holographic wills
14-2503 Holographic will
14-2504 Self‑proved wills; sample form; signature requirements
14-2505 Witnesses; requirements
14-2506 Execution; choice of law
14-2507 Revocation of will; requirements
14-2508 Change of circumstances; effect on will
14-2509 Revoking a subsequent will; effect; reviving a revoked will; requirements
14-2510 Incorporating outside document into a will; requirements
14-2511 Testamentary additions to trusts; requirements; effect of revocation
14-2512 Disposition of property by reference to acts of independent significance
14-2513 References to separate lists; requirements
14-2514 Contracts regarding wills; requirements; effect
14-2516 Custodian of will; duties; liability
14-2517 Penalty clause for contest; restriction
Article 6 Rules of Construction
14-2601 Scope of article
14-2602 Passage of existing and after-acquired property by will
14-2603 Substitute gifts; class gifts; definitions
14-2604 Failure of testamentary provision; effect
14-2605 Securities increase in value after death; effect; exception
14-2606 Right to specific devises; unpaid proceeds of sale, condemnation or insurance; sale by conservator or agent
14-2607 Specific devise; nonexoneration
14-2608 Exercise of power of appointment
14-2609 Satisfaction of a devise during the testator's life; requirements; valuation
Article 7 Governing Instruments
14-2701 Scope of article
14-2702 Devisees; surviving of testator; requirement; exception
14-2703 Choice of law; effect on governing instrument
14-2704 Power of appointment; exercise by reference; presumption
14-2705 Adopted children; children born out of wedlock; class gifts
14-2706 Failure of beneficiary to survive decedent; effect; protection from liability; third parties; definitions
14-2707 Future interests; trusts; distribution date; passage of property; alternative future interest; definitions
14-2708 Class gifts to descendants, issue or heirs of the body; form of distribution if none specified
14-2709 Property distribution by representation or per capita at each generation; distribution per stirpes; application of section; definitions
14-2710 Worthier title doctrine; nonrecognition
14-2711 Distribution to heirs; effect
14-2712 Burdens relating to validity of governing instruments
Article 8 Disqualification
14-2802 Effect of divorce, annulment and decree of separation
14-2803 Murder of decedent; effect; federal law; definitions
14-2804 Termination of marriage; effect; revocation of probate and nonprobate transfers; federal law; definitions
Article 9 Nonvested Interests
14-2901 Nonvested property interest; general power of appointment; validity; exception
14-2902 Nonvested property interest or power of appointment; creation
14-2903 Reformation of a disposition plan; conditions
14-2904 Statutory rule against perpetuities; exclusion
14-2905 Nonvested property interest or power of appointment; creation; effective date; judicial reformation
14-2906 Rule against perpetuities; supersession
14-2907 Honorary trusts; trusts for pets; conditions
Chapter 3 PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION
Article 1 General Provisions
14-3101 Devolution of estate at death; administration on deaths of husband and wife
14-3102 Necessity of statement or order of probate for will; exception
14-3103 Necessity of appointment for administration
14-3104 Claims against decedent; necessity of administration
14-3105 Proceedings affecting devolution and administration; jurisdiction of subject matter
14-3107 Scope of proceedings; proceedings independent; exception
14-3108 Probate, testacy and appointment proceedings; ultimate time limit
14-3109 Statutes of limitation on decedent's cause of action
14-3110 Action by or against personal representative; survival of causes of action
Article 2 Venue for Probate and Administration; Priority to Administer; Demand for Notice
14-3201 Venue for first and subsequent estate proceedings; location of property
14-3202 Appointment or testacy proceedings; conflicting claim of domicile in another state
14-3203 Priority among persons seeking appointment as personal representative
14-3204 Demand for notice of order or filing concerning decedent's estate
Article 3 Informal Probate and Appointment Proceedings
14-3301 Informal probate or appointment proceedings; application; contents
14-3302 Informal probate; duty of registrar; effect of informal probate
14-3303 Informal probate; proof and findings required
14-3304 Informal probate; unavailable in certain cases
14-3305 Informal probate; registrar not satisfied
14-3306 Informal probate; notice requirements
14-3307 Informal appointment proceedings; delay in order; duty of registrar; effect of appointment
14-3308 Informal appointment proceedings; proof and findings required
14-3309 Informal appointment proceedings; registrar not satisfied
14-3310 Informal appointment proceedings; notice requirements
14-3311 Informal appointment unavailable in certain cases
Article 4 Formal Testacy and Appointment Proceedings
14-3401 Formal testacy proceedings; nature; when commenced
14-3402 Formal testacy or appointment proceedings; petition; contents
14-3403 Formal testacy proceeding; notice of hearing on petition
14-3404 Formal testacy proceedings; written objections to probate
14-3405 Formal testacy proceedings; uncontested cases; hearings and proof
14-3406 Formal testacy proceedings; contested cases; testimony of attesting witnesses
14-3407 Formal testacy proceedings; burdens in contested cases
14-3408 Formal testacy proceedings; will construction; effect of final order in another jurisdiction
14-3409 Formal testacy proceedings; order; foreign will
14-3410 Formal testacy proceedings; probate of more than one instrument
14-3411 Formal testacy proceedings; partial intestacy
14-3412 Formal testacy proceedings; effect of order; vacation
14-3413 Formal testacy proceedings; vacation of order for other cause
14-3414 Formal proceedings concerning appointment of personal representative
14-3415 Lost and missing wills; wills probated in other jurisdictions
Article 5 Supervised Administration
14-3501 Supervised administration; nature of proceeding
14-3502 Supervised administration; petition; order
14-3503 Supervised administration; effect on other proceedings
14-3504 Supervised administration; powers of personal representative
14-3505 Supervised administration; interim orders; distribution and closing orders; annual accounts; accounting on closing
Article 6 Personal Representative; Appointment, Control and Termination of Authority
14-3601 Qualification
14-3602 Acceptance of appointment; consent to jurisdiction
14-3603 Bond required; exceptions
14-3604 Bond amount; security; procedure; reduction
14-3606 Terms and conditions of bonds
14-3607 Order restraining personal representative
14-3608 Termination of appointment; general
14-3609 Termination of appointment; death or disability
14-3610 Termination of appointment; voluntary
14-3611 Termination of appointment by removal; cause; procedure
14-3612 Termination of appointment; change of testacy status
14-3613 Successor personal representative
14-3614 Special administrator; appointment
14-3615 Special administrator; who may be appointed
14-3616 Special administrator; appointed informally; powers and duties
14-3617 Special administrator; formal proceedings; power and duties
14-3618 Termination of appointment; special administrator
Article 7 Duties and Powers of Personal Representatives
14-3701 Time of accrual of duties and powers
14-3702 Priority among different letters
14-3703 General duties; relation and liability to persons interested in estate; standing to sue
14-3704 Personal representative to proceed without court order; exception
14-3705 Duty of personal representative; information to heirs and devisees
14-3706 Duty of personal representative; inventory and appraisement
14-3707 Employment of appraisers
14-3708 Duty of personal representative; supplementary inventory
14-3709 Duty of personal representative; possession of estate; discovery of concealed assets
14-3710 Power to avoid transfers; action to set aside fraudulent conveyances
14-3711 Powers of personal representatives; in general
14-3712 Improper exercise of power; breach of fiduciary duty
14-3713 Sale, encumbrance or transaction involving conflict of interest; voidable; exceptions
14-3714 Persons dealing with personal representative; protection
14-3715 Transactions authorized for personal representatives; exceptions
14-3716 Powers and duties of successor personal representative
14-3717 Co‑representatives; when joint action required
14-3718 Powers of surviving personal representative
14-3719 Compensation of personal representative
14-3720 Expenses in estate litigation
14-3721 Proceedings for review of employment of agents and compensation of personal representatives and employees of estate
14-3722 Compensation of appointees
Article 8 Creditors' Claims
14-3801 Notice to creditors
14-3802 Statute of limitations
14-3803 Limitations on presentation of claims
14-3804 Manner of presentation of claims
14-3805 Priority of claims
14-3806 Allowance of claims
14-3807 Payment of claims
14-3808 Individual liability of personal representative
14-3809 Secured claims
14-3810 Claims not due and contingent or unliquidated claims
14-3811 Counterclaims
14-3812 Execution and levies prohibited
14-3813 Compromise of claims
14-3814 Encumbered assets
14-3815 Administration in more than one state; duty of personal representative
14-3816 Final distribution to domiciliary representative
Article 9 Special Provisions Relating to Distribution
14-3901 Successors' rights if no administration
14-3902 Distribution; order in which assets appropriated; abatement
14-3903 Right of retainer
14-3904 Interest on general pecuniary devise
14-3906 Distribution in kind; valuation; method
14-3907 Distribution in kind; evidence
14-3908 Distribution; right or title of distributee
14-3909 Improper distribution; liability of distributee
14-3910 Purchasers from distributees or transferees protected
14-3911 Partition for purpose of distribution
14-3912 Private agreements among successors to decedent binding on personal representative
14-3913 Distributions to trustee
14-3914 Disposition of unclaimed assets
14-3915 Distribution to person under disability
14-3916 Community property
Article 10 Closing Estates
14-3931 Formal proceedings terminating administration; testate or intestate; order of general protection
14-3932 Formal proceedings terminating testate administration; order construing will without adjudicating testacy
14-3933 Closing estates; statement of personal representative
14-3934 Liability of distributees to claimants
14-3935 Limitations on proceedings against personal representative
14-3936 Limitations on actions and proceedings against distributees
14-3937 Certificate discharging liens securing fiduciary performance
14-3938 Subsequent administration
Article 11 Compromise of Controversies
14-3951 Effect of approval of agreements involving trusts, inalienable interests, or interests of third persons
14-3952 Procedure for securing court approval of compromise
Article 12 Transfer of Title to Small Estates by Affidavit and Summary Administration Procedure
14-3971 Collection of personal property by affidavit; ownership of vehicles; affidavit of succession to real property
14-3972 Effect of affidavit
14-3973 Small estates; summary administrative procedure
14-3974 Small estates; closing by sworn statement of personal representative
Chapter 4 FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES; ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION
Article 1 Definitions
14-4101 Definitions
Article 2 Powers of Foreign Personal Representatives
14-4201 Payment of debt and delivery of property to domiciliary foreign personal representative without local administration
14-4202 Payment or delivery discharges
14-4203 Resident creditor notice
14-4204 Proof of authority and bond
14-4205 Powers
14-4206 Power of representatives in transition
14-4207 Ancillary and other local administrations; provisions governing
Article 3 Jurisdiction Over Foreign Representatives
14-4301 Jurisdiction by act of foreign personal representative
14-4302 Jurisdiction by act of decedent
14-4303 Service on foreign personal representative
Article 4 Judgments and Personal Representative
14-4401 Effect of adjudication for or against personal representative
Chapter 5 PROTECTION OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND THEIR PROPERTY
Article 1 General Provisions
14-5101 Definitions
14-5102 Jurisdiction of subject matter; consolidation of proceedings
14-5103 Facility of payment or delivery
14-5104 Delegation of powers by parent or guardian
14-5105 Bond of guardian
14-5106 Disclosure requirements for proposed guardians and conservators; restrictions by local rules
14-5107 Military member power of attorney; definition
14-5108 Guardianship of foreign citizens
Article 2 Guardians of Minors
14-5201 Status of guardian of minor; general
14-5202 Testamentary appointment of guardian of minor
14-5203 Objection by minor of fourteen or older to testamentary appointment
14-5204 Court appointment of guardian of minor; conditions for appointment
14-5205 Court appointment of guardian of minor; venue
14-5206 Court appointment of guardian of minor; qualifications; priority of minor's nominee; fingerprints
14-5207 Formal appointment of guardian of minor; procedure
14-5208 Consent to service by acceptance of appointment; notice
14-5209 Powers and duties of guardian of minor
14-5210 Termination of appointment of guardian; general
14-5211 Proceedings subsequent to appointment; venue
14-5212 Resignation or removal proceedings
Article 3 Guardians of Incapacitated Persons
14-5301 Testamentary appointment of guardian for incapacitated person
14-5302 Venue
14-5303 Procedure for court appointment of a guardian of an alleged incapacitated person
14-5304 Findings; order of appointment; limitations; filing
14-5305 Acceptance of appointment; consent to jurisdiction
14-5306 Termination of guardianship for incapacitated person
14-5307 Removal or resignation of guardian; termination of incapacity
14-5308 Court appointed investigators; qualifications; duties
14-5309 Notices in guardianship proceedings
14-5310 Temporary guardians; appointment; notice; court appointed attorney hearings; duties
14-5310.01 Adult protective services workers; special visitation warrants
14-5311 Who may be guardian; priorities
14-5312 General powers and duties of guardian
14-5312.01 Inpatient treatment; rights and duties of ward and guardian
14-5312.02 Conversion of guardianship for gravely disabled person; evaluation reports
14-5313 Proceedings subsequent to appointment; venue
14-5314 Compensation of appointees; definitions
14-5315 Guardian reports; contents
Article 4 Protection of Property of Persons Under Disability and Minors
14-5401 Protective proceedings
14-5401.01 Temporary conservators; appointment; notice; hearings
14-5402 Protective proceedings; jurisdiction of affairs of protected persons
14-5403 Venue
14-5404 Original petition for appointment or protective order
14-5405 Notice in conservatorship proceedings
14-5406 Protective proceedings; request for notice; interested person
14-5407 Procedure concerning hearing and order on original petition
14-5408 Permissible court orders
14-5409 Protective arrangements and single transactions authorized
14-5410 Who may be appointed conservator; priorities
14-5411 Bond; exception
14-5412 Terms and requirements of bonds
14-5413 Acceptance of appointment; consent to jurisdiction
14-5414 Compensation and expenses; definitions
14-5414.01 State veterans' conservatorship fund
14-5415 Death, resignation or removal of conservator
14-5416 Petitions for orders subsequent to appointment
14-5417 General duty of conservator
14-5418 Inventory and records
14-5419 Accounts; definition
14-5420 Conservators; title by appointment
14-5421 Recording of conservator's letters
14-5422 Sale, encumbrance or transaction involving conflict of interest; voidable; exceptions
14-5423 Persons dealing with conservators; protection
14-5424 Powers of conservator in administration
14-5425 Distributive duties and powers of conservator
14-5426 Enlargement or limitation of powers of conservator
14-5427 Preservation of estate plan
14-5428 Claims against protected person; enforcement
14-5429 Personal liability of conservator
14-5430 Termination of proceeding
14-5431 Payment of debt and delivery of property to foreign conservator without local proceedings
14-5432 Domiciliary foreign conservator; powers of local conservator
14-5433 Probate fund; use
Article 5 Powers of Attorney
14-5501 Durable power of attorney; creation; validity
14-5502 Effect of lapse of time, disability or incapacity
14-5503 Relation of agent to court appointed fiduciary
14-5504 Revocation; termination; effect; notice
14-5505 Continuance of durable powers of attorney by affidavit
14-5506 Powers of attorney; intimidation; deception; definitions
14-5507 Applicability of article
Article 6 Public Fiduciary
14-5601 Establishment of office of public fiduciary; appointments; costs
14-5602 Duties of public fiduciary; appointment; law enforcement agency; temporary protection of property; definition
14-5603 Deposit of funds; investment plan
14-5604 Claim against estate for expenses
14-5605 Letter testamentary or of administration not required; statement to be filed; powers and duties
14-5606 Additional powers and duties of the public fiduciary
Article 7 Fiduciaries
14-5651 Fiduciaries; licensure; qualifications; conduct; removal; exemption; definitions
14-5652 Attorneys; fiduciary duties
Article 8 Fiduciary Arrest Warrants
14-5701 Fiduciary arrest warrants
14-5702 Time and manner of execution; information
14-5703 Procedure after arrest; payment for release from custody
14-5704 Entry into criminal information system
Chapter 6 NONPROBATE TRANSFERS
Article 1 General Provisions
14-6101 Nonprobate transfers on death; nontestamentary nature
14-6102 Nonprobate transferees; liability for creditor claims and statutory allowances
14-6103 Notice of death of settlor; filing claim against trust estate
Article 2 Accounts
14-6201 Definitions
14-6202 Application of article
14-6203 Types of accounts; existing accounts
14-6204 Sample forms
14-6205 Designation of agent; authority; termination
14-6206 Beneficial ownership; application and limitation of article
14-6211 Ownership of accounts
14-6212 Death of a party; rights of survivors
14-6213 Alteration of rights
14-6214 Accounts; transfers; nontestamentary effect
14-6216 Community property; effect of account; right of survivorship
14-6221 Financial institutions; types of accounts
14-6222 Multiple party accounts; payment; proof of death and survivorship
14-6223 Pay on death accounts; payment
14-6224 Agency accounts; payment to designated agent
14-6225 Payments to minors
14-6226 Financial institutions; discharge of claims; exception
14-6227 Financial institutions; right to setoff against account
Article 3 Securities
14-6301 Definitions
14-6302 Registration of securities; form
14-6303 Registration in beneficiary form; applicable law
14-6304 Origination of registration
14-6305 Form of registration
14-6306 Effect of registration
14-6307 Ownership on death of owner
14-6308 Registering entity; obligations; protection
14-6310 Registrations; terms, conditions and forms
14-6311 Application of article
Chapter 7 TRUST ADMINISTRATION
Article 4 Revised Uniform Principal and Income Act
14-7401 Definitions
14-7402 Fiduciary duties; general principles
14-7403 Trustee's power to adjust
14-7404 Judicial control of discretionary powers
14-7405 Determination and distribution of net income
14-7406 Distribution to residuary and remainder beneficiaries
14-7407 When right to income begins and ends
14-7408 Apportionment of receipts and disbursements when decedent dies or income interest begins
14-7409 Apportionment when income interest ends; definition
14-7410 Character of receipts; definition
14-7411 Distribution from trust or estate
14-7412 Business and other activities conducted by trustee
14-7413 Principal receipts
14-7414 Rental property
14-7415 Obligation to pay money
14-7416 Insurance policies and similar contracts
14-7417 Insubstantial allocations not required
14-7418 Deferred compensation, annuities and similar payments; definition
14-7419 Liquidating assets; definition
14-7420 Minerals, water and other natural resources
14-7421 Timber
14-7422 Property not productive of income
14-7423 Derivatives and options; definition
14-7424 Asset-backed securities; definition
14-7425 Disbursements from income
14-7426 Disbursements from principal
14-7427 Transfers from income to principal for depreciation; definition
14-7428 Transfers from income to reimburse principal
14-7429 Income taxes
14-7430 Adjustments between principal and income because of taxes
14-7431 Proposed actions; notification; definition
Article 5 Uniform Fiduciaries Act
14-7501 Definitions
14-7502 Application of payments made to fiduciaries
14-7503 Transfer of negotiable instrument by fiduciary
14-7504 Check drawn by fiduciary payable to third person
14-7505 Check drawn by and payable to fiduciary
14-7506 Deposit in name of fiduciary as such
14-7507 Deposit in name of principal
14-7508 Deposit in fiduciary's personal account
14-7509 Deposit in names of two or more trustees
14-7510 Cases not provided for by article
14-7511 Uniformity of interpretation
14-7512 Short title
Article 7 Arizona Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
14-7651 Definitions
14-7652 Scope and jurisdiction
14-7653 Nomination of custodian
14-7654 Transfer by gift or exercise of power of appointment
14-7655 Transfer authorized by will or trust
14-7656 Other transfer by fiduciary
14-7657 Transfer by obligor
14-7658 Receipt for custodial property
14-7659 Manner of creating custodial property and effecting transfer; designation of initial custodian; control
14-7660 Single custodianship
14-7661 Validity and effect of transfer
14-7662 Care of custodial property; duties of custodian
14-7663 Powers of custodian
14-7664 Use of custodial property
14-7665 Custodian's expenses, compensation and bond
14-7666 Exemption of third person from liability
14-7667 Liability to third persons
14-7668 Renunciation, resignation, death or removal of custodian; designation of successor
14-7669 Accounting by and determination of liability of custodian
14-7670 Termination of custodianship
14-7671 Applicability
Chapter 8 ADULT ADOPTION
Article 1 General Provisions
14-8101 Adult adoption; agreement; consent of spouse; court procedure; petition
Chapter 9 UNIFORM CUSTODIAL TRUST ACT
Article 1 General Provisions
14-9101 Definitions
14-9102 Custodial trust; general
14-9103 Custodial trustee for future payment or transfer
14-9104 Form and effect of receipt and acceptance by custodial trustee; jurisdiction
14-9105 Transfer to custodial trustee by fiduciary or obligor; facility of payment
14-9106 Multiple beneficiaries; separate custodial trusts; survivorship
14-9107 General duties of custodial trustee
14-9108 General powers of custodial trustee
14-9109 Use of custodial trust property
14-9110 Determination of incapacity; effect
14-9111 Exemption of third person from liability
14-9112 Liability to third person
14-9113 Declination, resignation, incapacity, death or removal of custodial trustee; designation of successor custodial trustee
14-9114 Expenses, compensation and bond of custodial trustee
14-9115 Reporting and accounting by custodial trustee; determination of liability of custodial trustee
14-9116 Limitations of action against custodial trustee
14-9117 Distribution on termination
14-9118 Methods and forms for creating custodial trusts
14-9119 Applicable law
Chapter 10 UNIFORM DISCLAIMER OF PROPERTY INTERESTS ACT
Article 1 General Provisions
14-10001 Short title
14-10002 Definitions
14-10003 Scope of chapter
14-10004 Chapter supplemented by other law
14-10005 Power to disclaim; general requirements; when irrevocable
14-10006 Disclaimer of interest in property; definitions
14-10007 Disclaimer of rights of survivorship in jointly held property
14-10008 Disclaimer of interest by trustee
14-10009 Disclaimer of power of appointment or other power not held in fiduciary capacity
14-10010 Disclaimer by appointee, object or taker in default of exercise of power of appointment
14-10011 Disclaimer of power held in fiduciary capacity
14-10012 Delivery or filing; definition
14-10013 When disclaimer barred or limited
14-10014 Tax qualified disclaimer
14-10015 Recording of disclaimer
14-10016 Application to existing relationships
14-10017 Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act
14-10018 Uniformity of application and construction
Chapter 11 ARIZONA TRUST CODE
Article 1 General Provisions
14-10101 Short title
14-10102 Scope
14-10103 Definitions
14-10104 Knowledge
14-10105 Default and mandatory rules
14-10106 Common law of trusts; principles of equity
14-10107 Governing law
14-10108 Principal place of administration
14-10109 Methods and waiver of notice
14-10110 Others treated as qualified beneficiaries
14-10111 Nonjudicial settlement agreements; definition
14-10112 Rules of construction
Article 2 Judicial Proceedings
14-10201 Role of court in administration of trust
14-10202 Jurisdiction over trustee and beneficiary
14-10203 Subject matter jurisdiction
14-10204 Venue
14-10205 Alternative dispute resolution
Article 3 Representation
14-10301 Representation
Article 4 Creation, Validity, Modification and Termination of Trust
14-10401 Methods of creating trust
14-10402 Requirements for creation
14-10403 Trusts created in other jurisdictions
14-10404 Trust purposes
14-10405 Charitable purposes; enforcement
14-10406 Creation of trust induced by fraud, duress or undue influence
14-10407 Evidence of oral trust
14-10408 Trust for care of animal
14-10409 Noncharitable trust without ascertainable beneficiary
14-10410 Modification or termination of trust; proceedings for approval or disapproval
14-10411 Modification or termination of noncharitable irrevocable trust by consent
14-10412 Modification or termination because of unanticipated circumstances or inability to administer trust effectively
14-10413 Cy pres
14-10414 Modification or termination of uneconomic trust
14-10415 Reformation to correct mistakes
14-10416 Modification to achieve settlor's tax objectives
14-10417 Combination and division of trusts
14-10418 Name change
Article 5 Creditor's Claims; Spendthrift and Discretionary Trusts
14-10501 Rights of beneficiary's creditor or assignee; exception
14-10502 Spendthrift provision
14-10503 Exceptions to spendthrift provision; definition
14-10504 Discretionary trusts; effect of standard; definition
14-10505 Creditor's claim against settlor
14-10506 Overdue distribution; definition
14-10507 Personal obligations of trustee
Article 6 Revocable Trusts
14-10602 Revocation or amendment of revocable trust
14-10603 Settlor's powers; powers of withdrawal
14-10604 Limitation on actions contesting validity or revocable trust; distribution of trust property
Article 7 Office of Trustee
14-10701 Accepting or declining trusteeship
14-10702 Trustee's bond
14-10703 Cotrustees
14-10704 Vacancy in trusteeship; appointment of successor
14-10705 Resignation of trustee
14-10706 Removal of trustee
14-10707 Delivery of property by former trustee
14-10708 Compensation of trustee
14-10709 Reimbursement of expenses
Article 8 Duties and Powers of Trustee and Trust Protector
14-10801 Duty to administer trust
14-10802 Duty of loyalty
14-10803 Impartiality
14-10804 Prudent administration
14-10805 Costs of administration
14-10806 Trustee's skills
14-10807 Delegation by trustee
14-10808 Powers to direct
14-10809 Control and protection of trust property
14-10810 Record keeping and identification of trust property
14-10811 Enforcement and defense of claims
14-10812 Collecting trust property
14-10813 Duty to inform and report
14-10814 Discretionary powers; tax savings
14-10815 General powers of trustee
14-10816 Specific powers of trustee
14-10817 Distribution on termination; release of trustee
14-10818 Trust protector
14-10819 Trustee's special power to appoint to other trust
14-10820 Fiduciaries; service as trustee; limitation
Article 9 Prudent Investor Rule
14-10901 Prudent investor rule
14-10902 Standard of care; portfolio strategy; risk and return objectives
14-10903 Diversification
14-10904 Duties at inception of trusteeship
14-10905 Reviewing compliance
14-10906 Prudent investor rule; language to invoke standard
14-10907 Delegation of investment and management functions; duties; limitations
14-10908 Life insurance on settlor; liability of trustee
14-10909 Application to existing trusts
Article 10 Liability of Trustees and Rights of Persons Dealing with Trustees
14-11001 Remedies for breach of trust
14-11002 Damages for breach of trust
14-11003 Damages in absence of breach
14-11004 Attorney fees and costs
14-11005 Limitation of action against trustee
14-11006 Reliance on trust instrument
14-11007 Event affecting administration or distribution
14-11008 Exculpation of trustee
14-11009 Beneficiary's consent, release or ratification
14-11010 Limitation on personal liability of trustee
14-11011 Interest as general partner
14-11012 Protection of person dealing with trustee
14-11013 Certification of trust
14-11014 Total return trusts; definitions
14-11015 Express total return unitrusts; definition
Article 11 Miscellaneous Provisions
14-11101 Electronic records and signatures
14-11102 Severability clause
Chapter 12 UNIFORM ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS JURISDICTION ACT
Article 1 General Provisions
14-12101 Short title
14-12102 Definitions
14-12103 International applications of act
14-12104 Communication between courts
14-12105 Cooperation between courts
14-12106 Taking testimony in another state
Article 2 Jurisdiction
14-12201 Definitions; significant connection factors
14-12202 Exclusive basis
14-12203 Jurisdiction
14-12204 Special jurisdiction
14-12205 Exclusive and continuing jurisdiction
14-12206 Appropriate forum
14-12207 Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct
14-12208 Notice of proceeding
14-12209 Proceedings in more than one state
Article 3 Transfer of Guardianship or Conservatorship
14-12301 Transfer of guardianship or conservatorship to another state
14-12302 Accepting guardianship or conservatorship transferred from another state
Article 4 Registration and Recognition of Orders from Other State
14-12401 Registration of guardianship orders
14-12402 Registration of protective orders
14-12403 Effect of registration
Article 5 Miscellaneous Provisions
14-12501 Uniformity of application and construction
14-12502 Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act
14-12503 Transitional provision

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