Uniform Probate Court

Uniform Probate Court - Uniform Probate Code 1. What title...

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Uniform Probate Code 1. What title of the South Dakota statutes is entitled "Uniform Probate Code"? SDCL 29A 2. What statute contains the general definitions used in the South Dakota Uniform Probate Code? SDCL 29A-1-201 3. How is a "child" defined under the South Dakota Uniform Probate Code? SDCL 29A-1-201: "Child" includes an individual entitled to take as a child under this code by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved and excludes a person who is only a stepchild, a foster child, a grandchild, or any more remote descendant. Any child of a deceased parent, who is born after the decedent's death is considered a child in being at the decedent's death, if the child was conceived prior to the decedent's death, was born within ten months of the decedent's death, and survived one hundred twenty hours or more after birth. 4. How is a "descendant" defined under the South Dakota Uniform Probate Code? SDCL 29A-1-201: "Descendant" of an individual means the individual's descendants of all generations, with the relationship of parent and child at each generation being determined by the definition of child and parent contained in this code. 5. How is an "heir" defined under the South Dakota Uniform Probate Code? SDCL 29A-1-201: "Heirs," except as controlled by § 29A-2-711, means persons, including the surviving spouse and the state, who are entitled under the statutes of intestate succession to the property of a decedent. 6. How are "joint tenants with the right of survivorship" defined under the South Dakota Uniform Probate Code? SDCL 29A-1-201: "Joint tenants with the right of survivorship" and "community property with the right of survivorship" includes co-owners of property held under circumstances that entitle one or more to the whole of the property on the death of the other or others, but excludes forms of co-ownership registration in which the underlying ownership of each party is in proportion to that party's contribution. 7. How is a "minor" defined under the South Dakota Uniform Probate Code? SDCL 29A-1-201: "Minor" means an individual who is under eighteen years of age. 8. How is a "personal representative" defined under the South Dakota Uniform Probate Code? SDCL
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course BUSINESS L 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at American.

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