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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, and Trusts.
- Chapter 16. Probate of Wills and Administration
- Section 115. Informal Appointment Proceedings; Proof and Findings Required.
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. Informal Appointment Proceedings; Registrar Not Satisfied.
AS 13.16.115. Informal Appointment Proceedings; Proof and Findings Required.
- (a) In informal appointment proceedings, the registrar must determine whether
- (1) the application for informal appointment of a personal representative is complete;
- (2) the applicant has made oath or affirmation that the statements contained in the application are true to the best of
the applicant's knowledge and belief;
- (3) the applicant appears from the application to be an interested person as defined in AS 13.06.050
- (4) on the basis of the statements in the application, venue is proper;
- (5) any will to which the requested appointment relates has been formally or informally probated; but this requirement
does not apply to the appointment of a special administrator;
- (6) any notice required by AS 13.16.070
has been given;
- (7) from the statements in the application, the person whose appointment is sought has priority entitling the person to
- (b) Unless AS 13.16.300
controls, the application must be denied if it indicates that a personal representative who has not filed a written
statement of resignation as provided in AS 13.16.290
(c) has been appointed in a judicial district of this state, that (unless the applicant is the domiciliary personal
representative or the personal representative's nominee) the decedent was not domiciled in this state and that a
personal representative whose appointment has not been terminated has been appointed by a court in the state of
domicile, or that other requirements of this section have not been met.
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