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Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 3 - Probate of Wills and Administration
Part 7 - DUTIES AND POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES
Section 45-3-704 - Personal representative to proceed without court order; exception. (1975)
NM Stat § 45-3-704 (2013) What's This?
45-3-704. Personal representative to proceed without court order; exception. (1975)
A personal representative shall proceed expeditiously with the settlement and distribution of a decedent's estate and, except as otherwise specified or ordered in regard to a supervised personal representative, do so without adjudication, order or direction of the district court. However, the personal representative may invoke the jurisdiction of the district court, in proceedings authorized by the [Uniform] Probate Code [45-1-101 NMSA 1978], to resolve questions concerning the estate or its administration.
History: 1953 Comp., § 32A-3-704, enacted by Laws 1975, ch. 257, § 3-704.
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