2017 Montana Code Annotated
TITLE 72. ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND FIDUCIARY RELATIONSHIPS
CHAPTER 1. UNIFORM PROBATE CODE GENERAL PROVISIONS
Part 3. Notices, Parties, and Representation Generally
72-1-310. Permitted pleadings -- verification required

Universal Citation: MT Code § 72-1-310 (2017)

72-1-310. Permitted pleadings -- verification required. (1) The following pleadings are permitted in probate proceedings:

(a) an application, petition, report, or account filed pursuant to this title; and

(b) an objection or response filed pursuant to this title to an application, petition, report, or account.

(2) Except as provided in 25-4-203 regarding verification by an agent or attorney, the verification must be made as follows:

(a) An application must be verified by the applicant or, if there are two or more parties joining the application, by any one of the applicants.

(b) A petition must be verified by the petitioner or, if there are two or more parties joining the petition, by any one of the petitioners.

(c) A report or account must be verified by the person who has the duty to make the report or account or, if there are two or more persons having a duty to make the report or account, by any one of the persons having the duty.

(d) An objection or response must be verified by the objector or respondent or, if there are two or more parties joining in the objection or response, by any one of the objectors or respondents.

History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 238, L. 2011; amd. Sec. 147, Ch. 264, L. 2013.

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