2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 29. Probate
ARTICLE 1. PROBATE CODE
CHAPTER 13. Collection and Management of Assets
29-1-13-1. Possession of property; duties of personal representative

Universal Citation: IN Code § 29-1-13-1 (2017)
IC 29-1-13-1 Possession of property; duties of personal representative

     Sec. 1. Every personal representative shall have a right to take, and shall take, possession of all the real and personal property of the decedent. The personal representative:

(1) shall pay the taxes and collect the rents and earnings thereon until the estate is settled or until delivered by order of the court to the distributees;

(2) shall keep in tenantable repair the buildings and fixtures under the personal representative's control;

(3) may protect the buildings and fixtures under the personal representative's control by insurance; and

(4) may maintain an action:

(A) for the possession of real property; or

(B) to determine the title to real property.

Formerly: Acts 1953, c.112, s.1301; Acts 1973, P.L.287, SEC.7. As amended by Acts 1976, P.L.125, SEC.5; Acts 1979, P.L.268, SEC.4; P.L.95-2007, SEC.10.

 

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