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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, and Trusts.
- Chapter 16. Probate of Wills and Administration
- Section 520. Administration in More Than One State; Duty of Personal Representative.
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AS 13.16.520. Administration in More Than One State; Duty of Personal Representative.
- (a) All assets of estates being administered in this state are subject to all claims, allowances, and charges existing or
established against the personal representative wherever appointed.
- (b) If the estate either in this state or as a whole is insufficient to cover all family exemptions and allowances
determined by the law of the decedent's domicile, prior charges, and claims, after satisfaction of the exemptions,
allowances, and charges, each claimant whose claim has been allowed either in the state or elsewhere in administrations
of which the personal representative is aware, is entitled to receive payment of an equal proportion of each claim. If
a preference or security in regard to a claim is allowed in another jurisdiction but not in this state, the creditor so
benefited is to receive dividends from local assets only upon the balance of the claim after deducting the amount of
- (c) If the family exemptions and allowances, prior charges, and claims of the entire estate exceed the total value of the
portions of the estate being administered separately and this state is not the state of the decedent's last domicile,
the claims allowed in this state shall be paid their proportion if local assets are adequate for the purpose, and the
balance of local assets shall be transferred to the domiciliary personal representative. If local assets are not
sufficient to pay all claims allowed in this state the amount to which they are entitled, local assets shall be
marshalled so that each claim allowed in this state is paid its proportion as far as possible, after taking into
account all dividends on claims allowed in this state from assets in other jurisdictions.
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