2018 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
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.