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INDEX TO
UTAH UNIFORM PROBATE CODE

By Mark J. Morrise, Attorney
801.530.7359 / mjmorrise@cnmlaw.com


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SUMMARY INDEX

SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS

Chapter 1.  General Provisions, Definitions, and Probate Jurisdiction of the Court
Chapter 2.  Intestate Succession and Wills
Chapter 2a.  Advance Health Care Directive Act
Chapter 3.  Probate of Wills and Administration
Chapter 4.  Foreign Personal Representatives - Ancillary Administration
Chapter 5.  Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property
Chapter 5a.  Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
Chapter 6.  Nonprobate Transfers
Chapter 7.  Uniform Trust Code
Chapter 8.  Effective Date
 

SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS AND PARTS

Chapter 1.  General Provisions, Definitions, and Probate Jurisdiction of the Court
      Part 1.  Short Title, Construction, and General Provisions
      Part 2.  Short Definitions
      Part 3.  Scope, Jurisdiction, and Courts
      Part 4.  Notice, Parties, and Representation in Estate Litigation and Other Matters
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Chapter 2.  Intestate Succession and Wills
      Part 1.  Intestate Succession
      Part 2.  Elective Share of Surviving Spouse
      Part 3.  Spouse and Children Unprovided for in Wills
      Part 4.  Exempt Property and Allowances
      Part 5.  Wills
      Part 6.  Rules of Construction for Wills
      Part 7.  Rules of Construction for Governing Instruments
      Part 8.  General Provisions
      Part 9.  Custody and Deposit of Wills
      Part 10.  Honorary Trusts
      Part 11.  Personal Choice and Living Will Act (REPEALED)
      Part 12.  Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities
      Part 13.  Transitional Provisions
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Chapter 2a.  Advance Health Care Directive Act

Chapter 3.  Probate of Wills and Administration
      Part 1.  General Provisions
      Part 2.  Venue for Probate and Administration - Priority to Administer - Demand for Notice
      Part 3.  Informal Probate and Appointment Proceedings
      Part 4.  Formal Testacy and Appointment Proceedings
      Part 5.  Supervised Administration
      Part 6.  Personal Representative - Appointment, Control, and Termination of Authority
      Part 7.  Duties and Powers of Personal Representatives
      Part 8.  Creditors' Claims
      Part 9.  Special Provisions Relating to Distribution
      Part 10.  Closing Estates
      Part 11.  Compromise of Controversies
      Part 12.  Collection of Personal Property by Affidavit and Summary Administration Procedure for Small Estates
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Chapter 4.  Foreign Personal Representatives - Ancillary Administration
      Part 1.  Definitions
      Part 2.  Powers of Foreign Personal Representatives
      Part 3.  Jurisdiction Over Foreign Representatives
      Part 4.  Judgments and Personal Representatives
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Chapter 5.  Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property
      Part 1.  General Provisions
      Part 2.  Guardians of Minors
      Part 3.  Guardians of Incapacitated Persons
      Part 4.  Protection of Property of Persons Under Disability and Minors
      Part 5.  Powers of Attorney
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Chapter 5a.  Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
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Chapter 6.  Nonprobate Transfers
      Part 1.  Multiple Party Accounts
      Part 2.  Provisions Relating to Effect on Death
      Part 3.  Uniform Transfer on Death Security Registration Act
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Chapter 7.  Uniform Trust Code
      Part 1.  General Provisions
      Part 2.  Jurisdiction of Court Concerning Trusts
      Part 3.  Representation
      Part 4.  Creation, Validity, Modification, and Termination of Trust
      Part 5.  Creditors's Claims - Spendthrift and Discretionary Trusts
      Part 6.  Revocable Trusts
      Part 7.  Office of Trustee
      Part 8.  Duties and Powers of Trustee
      Part 9.  Utah Uniform Prudent Investor Act
      Part 10.  Liability of Trustees and Rights of Persons Dealing with Trustees
      Part 11.  Miscellaneous Provisions
      Part 12.  Foreign Trustees
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Chapter 8.  Effective Date
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COMPLETE INDEX

CHAPTER 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS, DEFINITIONS, AND
PROBATE JURISDICTION OF COURT



                   Part 1.  Short Title, Construction, and General Provisions

75-1-101    Short title.
75-1-102    Purposes -- Rule of construction.
75-1-103    Supplementary general principles of law applicable.
75-1-104    Severability.
75-1-105    Construction against implied repeal.
75-1-106    Effect of fraud and evasion.
75-1-107    Evidence of death or status.
75-1-108    Acts by holder of general power.
75-1-109    Duty to comply with environmental laws -- Definitions.
75-1-110    Cost of living adjustment of certain dollar amounts.
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                   Part 2.  Short Definitions

75-1-201    General definitions.
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                   Part 3.  Scope, Jurisdiction, and Courts

75-1-301    Territorial application.
75-1-302    Subject matter jurisdiction.
75-1-303    Venue -- Multiple proceedings -- Transfer -- Orders and hearings.
75-1-304    Practice in court.
75-1-305    Records and certified copies.
75-1-306    Jury trial.
75-1-307    Registrar.
75-1-308    Appeals.
75-1-309    Oath or affirmation on filed documents.
75-1-310    Costs -- In discretion of court.
75-1-311    Consent to jurisdiction.
75-1-312    Alternative resolution of disputes.
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                   Part 4.  Notice, Parties, and Representation in Estate Litigation and Other Matters

75-1-401    Notice -- Method and time of giving.
75-1-402    Notice -- Waiver.
75-1-403    Pleadings -- Notice.
75-1-404    Publication in newspapers.
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CHAPTER 2
INTESTATE SUCCESSION AND WILLS


                   Part 1.  Intestate Succession

75-2-101    Intestate succession.
75-2-102    Intestate share of spouse.
75-2-103    Share of heirs other than surviving spouse.
75-2-104    Requirement that heir survive decedent for 120 hours.
75-2-105    No taker.
75-2-106    Definitions -- Per capita at each generation -- Terms in governing instruments.
75-2-107    Kindred of half blood.
75-2-108    Afterborn heirs [REPEALED].
75-2-109    Advancements.
75-2-110    Debts to decedent.
75-2-111    Alienage.
75-2-112    Dower and curtesy abolished.
75-2-113    Individuals related to decedent through two lines.
75-2-114    Parent and child relationship.
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                   Part 2.  Elective Share of Surviving Spouse

75-2-201    Definitions.
75-2-202    Elective share -- Supplemental elective share amount -- Effect of election on statutory benefits -- Nondomicilary.
75-2-203    Composition of the augmented estate.
75-2-204    Decedent's net probate estate.
75-2-205    Decedent's nonprobate transfers to others.
75-2-206    Decedent's nonprobate transfers to the surviving spouse.
75-2-207    Surviving spouse's property and nonprobate transfers to others -- Included property -- Time of valuation.
75-2-208    Exclusions, valuation, and overlapping application.
75-2-209    Sources from which elective share payable -- Elective share amount -- Unsatisfied balance.
75-2-210    Personal liability of recipients.
75-2-211    Proceeding for elective share -- Time limit.
75-2-212    Right of election personal to surviving spouse -- Incapacitated surviving spouse -- Custodial trust.
75-2-213    Waiver of right to elect and of other rights.
75-2-214    Protection of payors and other third parties.
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                   Part 3.  Spouse and Children Unprovided for in Wills

75-2-301    Entitlement of spouse -- Premarital will.
75-2-302    Omitted children.
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                   Part 4.  Exempt Property and Allowances

75-2-401    Exempt property and allowances -- Applicable law.
75-2-402    Homestead allowance.
75-2-403    Exempt property.
75-2-404    Family allowance.
75-2-405    Source, determination, and documentation.
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                   Part 5.  Wills

75-2-501    Who may make will.
75-2-502    Execution -- Witnessed wills -- Holographic wills.
75-2-503    Writings intended as wills.
75-2-504    Self-proved will.
75-2-505    Who may witness.
75-2-506    Choice of law as to execution.
75-2-507    Revocation by writing or by act.
75-2-508    Revocation by change of circumstances.
75-2-509    Revival of revoked will.
75-2-510    Incorporation by reference.
75-2-511    Testamentary additions to trusts.
75-2-512    Events of independent significance.
75-2-513    Separate writing identifying devise of certain types of tangible personal property.
75-2-514    Contracts concerning succession.
75-2-515    Penalty clause for contest.
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                   Part 6.  Rules of Construction for Wills

75-2-601    Scope.
75-2-602    Will construed to pass all property and after-acquired property.
75-2-603    Definitions -- Antilapse -- Deceased devisee -- Class gifts -- Substitute gifts.
75-2-604    Failure of testamentary provision.
75-2-605    Increase in securities -- Accessions.
75-2-606    Nonademption of specific devises -- Unpaid proceeds of sale, condemnation, or insurance -- Sale by conservatory or agent.
75-2-607    Nonexoneration.
75-2-608    Exercise of power of appointment.
75-2-609    Ademption by satisfaction.
75-2-610     Marital deduction formulas -- Wills.
75-2-611    Direction to pay taxes in will.
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                   Part 7.  Rules of Construction for Governing Instruments

75-2-701    Scope.
75-2-702    Requirement of survival by 120 hours -- Under probate code or governing instrument -- Co-owners -- Exceptions -- Protection of payors, third parties, and bona fide purchasers -- Personal liability of recipient.
75-2-703    Choice of law as to meaning and effect of governing instrument.
75-2-704    Power of appointment -- Meaning of specific reference requirement.
75-2-705    Class gifts construed to accord with intestate succession.
75-2-706    Definitions -- Life insurance -- Retirement plan -- Account with POD designation -- Transfer-on-death registration -- Deceased beneficiary -- Substitute gift -- Protection of payors and bona fide purchasers -- Personal liability of recipient.
75-2-707    Definitions -- Survivorship with respect to future interests under terms of trust -- Substitute takers.
75-2-708    Class gifts to "descendants," "issue," or "heirs of the body" -- Form of distribution if none specified.
75-2-709    Definitions -- Representation -- Per capita at each generation -- Per stirpes.
75-2-710    Worthier-title doctrine abolished.
75-2-711    Interests in "heirs" and like.
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                   Part 8.  General Provisions

75-2-801    Disclaimer of property interests -- Time -- Form -- Effect -- Waiver and bar -- Remedy not exclusive -- Application.
75-2-802    Effect of divorce, annulment, and decree of separation.
75-2-803    Definitions -- Effect of homicide on intestate succession, wills, trusts, joint assets, life insurance, and beneficiary designations -- Forfeiture -- Revocation.
75-2-804    Definitions -- Revocation of probate and nonprobate transfers by divorce -- Effect of severance -- Revival -- Protection of payors, third parties, and bona fide purchasers -- Personal liability of recipient -- No revocation by other changes of circumstances.
75-2-805   Reformation to correct mistakes.
75-2-806   Modification to achieve transferor's tax objectives.
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                   Part 9.  Custody and Deposit of Wills

75-2-901    Deposit of will with court in testator's lifetime.
75-2-902    Duty of custodian of will -- Liability.
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                     Part 10.  Honorary Trusts

75-2-1001    Honorary trusts -- Trusts for pets.
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                     Part 11.  Personal Choice and Living Will Act (REPEALED)
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                     Part 12.  Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities

75-2-1201    Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities.
75-2-1202    Uniformity of application and construction.
75-2-1203    Validity of nonvested property interest -- Validity of general power of appointment subject to a condition precedent -- Validity of nongeneral or testamentary power of appointment -- Effect of certain "later-of" type language.
75-2-1204    When nonvested property interest or power of appointment created.
75-2-1205    Reformation.
75-2-1206    Exclusions from statutory rule against perpetuities.
75-2-1206.5    Savings provision.
75-2-1207    Prospective application.
75-2-1208    Rule against perpetuities does not apply.
75-2-1209    Real estate conveyed to a trust under the Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities.
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                     Part 13.  Transitional Provisions

75-2-1301    Transitional provisions.
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CHAPTER 2a
ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE ACT



75-2a-101    Title.
75-2a-102    Intent statement.
75-2a-103    Definitions.
75-2a-104    Capacity to make health care decisions -- Presumption -- Overcoming presumption.
75-2a-105    Capacity to complete an advance health care directive.
75-2a-106    Emergency medical services -- Life with dignity order.
75-2a-107    Advance health care directive -- Appointment of agent -- Powers of agent -- Health care directions.
75-2a-108    Default surrogates.
75-2a-109    Effect of current health care preferences -- When a surrogate may act.
75-2a-110    Surrogate decision making -- Scope of authority.
75-2a-111    Priority of decision makers.
75-2a-112    Decisions by guardian.
75-2a-113    Personal representative status.
75-2a-114    Revocation of directive.
75-2a-115    Notification to health care provider -- Obligations of health care providers -- Liability.
75-2a-116    Presumption of validity of directive.
75-2a-117    Optional form.
75-2a-118    Illegal destruction or falsification of health care directive.
75-2a-119    Health care directive effect on insurance policies.
75-2a-120    Judicial relief.
75-2a-121    Reciprocity -- Application of former provisions of law.
75-2a-122    Effect of act.
75-2a-123    Pregnancy.
75-2a-124    Provisions cumulative with existing law.
75-2a-125    Severability.
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CHAPTER 3
PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION


                   Part 1.  General Provisions

75-3-101    Devolution of estate at death -- Restrictions.
75-3-102    Necessity of order of probate for will.
75-3-103    Necessity of appointment for administration.
75-3-104    Claims against decedent -- Necessity of administration.
75-3-105    Proceedings affecting devolution and administration -- Jurisdiction of subject matter.
75-3-106    Scope of proceedings -- Proceedings independent -- Exception.
75-3-107    Probate, testacy, and appointment proceedings -- Ultimate time limit -- Presumption and order of intestacy.
75-3-108    Statutes of limitation on decedent's cause of action.
75-3-109    Letters upon several estates jointly.
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                   Part 2.  Venue for Probate and Administration - Priority to Administer - Demand for Notice

75-3-201    Venue for first and subsequent estate proceedings -- Location of property.
75-3-202    Appointment or testacy proceedings -- Conflicting claim of domicile in another state.
75-3-203    Priority among persons seeking appointment as personal representative.
75-3-204    Demand for notice of order or filing concerning decedent's estate.
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                   Part 3.  Informal Probate and Appointment Proceedings

75-3-301    Informal probate or appointment proceedings -- Application -- Contents.
75-3-302    Informal probate -- Duty of registrar -- Effect of informal probate.
75-3-303    Informal probate -- Proof and findings required.
75-3-304    Informal probate -- Unavailable in certain cases.
75-3-305    Informal probate -- Registrar not satisfied.
75-3-306    Informal probate -- Notice requirements.
75-3-307    Informal appointment proceedings -- Delay in order -- Duty of registrar -- Effect of appointment.
75-3-308    Informal appointment proceedings -- Proof and findings required.
75-3-309    Informal appointment proceedings -- Registrar not satisfied.
75-3-310    Informal appointment proceedings -- Notice requirements.
75-3-311    Informal appointment unavailable in certain cases.
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                   Part 4.  Formal Testacy and Appointment Proceedings

75-3-401    Formal testacy proceedings -- Nature -- When commenced.
75-3-402    Formal testacy or appointment proceedings -- Petition -- Contents.
75-3-403    Formal testacy proceeding -- Notice of hearing on petition.
75-3-404    Formal testacy proceedings -- Written objections to probate.
75-3-405    Formal testacy proceedings -- Uncontested cases -- Hearings and proof.
75-3-406    Formal testacy proceedings -- Contested cases -- Testimony of attesting witnesses.
75-3-407    Formal testacy proceedings -- Burdens in contested cases.
75-3-408    Formal testacy proceedings -- Will construction -- Effect of final order in another jurisdiction.
75-3-409    Formal testacy proceedings -- Order -- Foreign will.
75-3-410    Formal testacy proceedings -- Probate of more than one instrument.
75-3-411    Formal testacy proceedings -- Partial intestacy.
75-3-412    Formal testacy proceedings -- Effect of order -- Vacation.
75-3-413    Formal testacy proceedings -- Vacation of order for other cause.
75-3-414    Formal proceedings concerning appointment of personal representative.
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                   Part 5.  Supervised Administration

75-3-501    Nature of proceeding.
75-3-502    Petition -- Order.
75-3-503    Effect on other proceedings.
75-3-504    Powers of personal representative.
75-3-505    Interim orders -- Distribution and closing orders.
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                   Part 6.  Personal Representative - Appointment, Control, and Termination of Authority

75-3-601    Qualification.
75-3-602    Acceptance of appointment -- Consent to jurisdiction.
75-3-603    Bond not required -- Exceptions.
75-3-604    Bond amount -- Security -- Procedure -- Reduction.
75-3-605    Demand for bond by interested person.
75-3-606    Terms and conditions of bonds.
75-3-607    Order restraining personal representative.
75-3-608    Termination of appointment -- General.
75-3-609    Termination of appointment -- Death or disability.
75-3-610    Termination of appointment -- Voluntary.
75-3-611    Termination of appointment by removal -- Cause -- Procedure.
75-3-612    Termination of appointment -- Change of testacy status.
75-3-613    Successor personal representative.
75-3-614    Special administrator -- Appointment.
75-3-615    Appointment of special administrators.
75-3-616    Special administrator -- Appointed informally -- Powers and duties.
75-3-617    Special administrator -- Formal proceedings -- Power and duties.
75-3-618    Termination of appointment -- Special administrator.
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                   Part 7.  Duties and Powers of Personal Representatives

75-3-701    Time of accrual of duties and powers.
75-3-702    Priority among different letters.
75-3-703    General duties -- Relation and liability to persons interested in estate -- Standing to sue.
75-3-704    Personal representative to proceed without court order -- Exception.
75-3-705    Duty of personal representative -- Inventory and appraisement.
75-3-706    Employment of appraisers.
75-3-707    Duty of personal representative -- Supplementary inventory.
75-3-708    Duty of personal representative -- Possession of estate.
75-3-709    Power to avoid transfers.
75-3-710    Powers of personal representatives -- In general.
75-3-711    Improper exercise of power -- Breach of fiduciary duty.
75-3-712    Sale, encumbrance or transaction involving conflict of interest -- Voidable -- Exceptions.
75-3-713    Persons dealing with personal representative -- Protection.
75-3-714    Transactions authorized for personal representatives -- Exceptions.
75-3-715    Powers and duties of successor personal representative.
75-3-716    Co-representatives -- When joint action required.
75-3-717    Powers of surviving personal representative.
75-3-718    Compensation of personal representative and attorney.
75-3-719    Expenses in estate litigation.
75-3-720    Proceedings for review of employment of agents and compensation of personal representatives and employees of estate.
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                   Part 8.  Creditors' Claims

75-3-801    Notice to creditors.
75-3-802    Statutes of limitations.
75-3-803    Limitations on presentation of claims.
75-3-804    Manner of presentation of claims.
75-3-805    Classification of claims.
75-3-806    Allowance of claims.
75-3-807    Payment of claims.
75-3-808    Individual liability of personal representative.
75-3-809    Secured claims.
75-3-810    Claims not due and contingent or unliquidated claims.
75-3-811    Counterclaims.
75-3-812    Execution and levies prohibited.
75-3-813    Compromise of claims.
75-3-814    Encumbered assets.
75-3-815    Administration in more than one state -- Duty of personal representative.
75-3-816    Final distribution to domiciliary representative.
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                   Part 9.  Special Provisions Relating to Distribution

75-3-901    Successors' rights if no administration.
75-3-902    Distribution -- Order in which assets appropriated -- Abatement.
75-3-903    Right of retainer.
75-3-904    Interest on general pecuniary devise.
75-3-905    Penalty clause for contest.
75-3-906    Distribution in kind -- Valuation -- Method.
75-3-907    Distribution in kind -- Evidence.
75-3-908    Distribution -- Right or title of distributee.
75-3-909    Improper distribution -- Liability of distributee.
75-3-910    Purchasers from distributees protected.
75-3-911    Partition for purpose of distribution.
75-3-912    Private agreements among successors to decedent binding on personal representative.
75-3-913    Distributions to trustee.
75-3-914    Disposition of unclaimed assets.
75-3-915    Distribution to person under disability.
75-3-916    Apportionment of estate taxes.
75-3-917    Certain formula clauses to be construed to refer to federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax rules applicable to estates of decedents dying after December 31, 2009.
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                     Part 10.  Closing Estates

75-3-1001    Formal proceedings terminating administration -- Testate or intestate -- Order of general protection.
75-3-1002    Formal proceedings terminating testate administration -- Order construing will without adjudicating testacy.
75-3-1003    Closing estates -- By sworn statement of personal representative -- Waiver of accountings.
75-3-1004    Liability of distributees to claimants.
75-3-1005    Limitations on proceedings against personal representative.
75-3-1006    Limitations on actions and proceedings against distributees.
75-3-1007    Certificate discharging liens securing fiduciary performance.
75-3-1008    Subsequent administration.
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                     Part 11.  Compromise of Controversies

75-3-1101    Effect of approval of agreements involving trusts, inalienable interests, or interests of third persons.
75-3-1102    Procedure for securing court approval of compromise.
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                     Part 12.  Collection of Personal Property by Affidavit and Summary Administration Procedure for Small Estates

75-3-1201    Collection of personal property by affidavit.
75-3-1202    Effect of affidavit.
75-3-1203    Small estates -- Summary administrative procedure.
75-3-1204    Small estates -- Closing by sworn statement of personal representative.
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CHAPTER 4
FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES - ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION


                   Part 1.  Definitions

75-4-101    Definitions.
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                   Part 2.  Powers of Foreign Personal Representatives

75-4-201    Payment of debt and delivery of property to domiciliary foreign personal representative without local administration.
75-4-202    Payment or delivery discharges.
75-4-203    Resident creditor notice.
75-4-204    Proof of authority -- Bond.
75-4-205    Powers.
75-4-206    Power of representatives in transition.
75-4-207    Ancillary and other local administrations -- Provisions governing.
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                   Part 3.  Jurisdiction Over Foreign Representatives

75-4-301    Jurisdiction by act of foreign personal representative.
75-4-302    Jurisdiction by act of decedent.
75-4-303    Service on foreign personal representative.
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                   Part 4.  Judgments and Personal Representatives

75-4-401    Effect of adjudication for or against personal representative.
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CHAPTER 5
PROTECTION OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND THEIR PROPERTY


                   Part 1.  General Provisions

75-5-101    Jurisdiction of subject matter -- Consolidation of proceedings.
75-5-102    Facility of payment or delivery.
75-5-103    Delegation of powers by parent or guardian.
75-5-104    Power of court to appoint guardian ad litem not affected.
75-5-105    Bond of guardian.
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                   Part 2.  Guardians of Minors

75-5-201    Status of guardian of minor -- General.
75-5-202    Appointment of guardian of minor.
75-5-202.5    Appointment of guardian by written instrument.
75-5-203    Objection to appointment.
75-5-204    Court appointment of guardian of minor -- Conditions for appointment.
75-5-205    Court appointment of guardian of minor -- Venue.
75-5-206    Court appointment of guardian of minor -- Qualifications -- Priority of minor's nominee.
75-5-207    Court appointment of guardian of minor -- Procedure.
75-5-208    Consent to service by acceptance of appointment -- Notice.
75-5-209    Powers and duties of guardian of minor.
75-5-210    Termination of appointment of guardian -- General.
75-5-211    Proceedings subsequent to appointment -- Venue.
75-5-212    Resignation or removal proceedings.
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                   Part 3.  Guardians of Incapacitated Persons

75-5-301    Appointment of guardian for incapacitated person.
75-5-302    Venue.
75-5-303    Procedure for court appointment of a guardian of an incapacitated person.
75-5-304    Findings -- Limited guardianship preferred -- Order of appointment.
75-5-305    Acceptance of appointment -- Consent to jurisdiction.
75-5-306    Termination of guardianship for incapacitated person.
75-5-307    Removal or resignation of guardian -- Termination of incapacity.
75-5-308    Visitor in guardianship proceeding.
75-5-309    Notices in guardianship proceedings.
75-5-310    Temporary guardians.
75-5-311    Who may be guardian -- Priorities.
75-5-312    General powers and duties of guardian -- Penalties.
75-5-313    Proceedings subsequent to appointment -- Venue.
75-5-314    Mentally incompetent veteran -- Evidence of necessity for appointment of guardian.
75-5-315    Copies of public records furnished to veterans administration.
75-5-316    Expedited guardianship proceedings.
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                   Part 4.  Protection of Property of Persons Under Disability and Minors

75-5-401    Protective proceedings.
75-5-402    Protective proceedings -- Jurisdiction of affairs of protected persons.
75-5-403    Venue.
75-5-404    Original petition for appointment or protective order.
75-5-405    Notice.
75-5-406    Protective proceedings -- Request for notice -- Interested person.
75-5-407    Procedure concerning hearing and order on original petition.
75-5-408    Permissible court orders.
75-5-409    Protective arrangements and single transactions authorized.
75-5-410    Who may be appointed conservator -- Priorities.
75-5-411    Bond.
75-5-412    Terms and requirements of bonds.
75-5-413    Acceptance of appointment -- Consent to jurisdiction.
75-5-414    Compensation and expenses.
75-5-415    Death, resignation or removal of conservator.
75-5-416    Petitions for orders subsequent to appointment.
75-5-417    General duty of conservator.
75-5-418    Inventory and records.
75-5-419    Accounts.
75-5-420    Conservators -- Title by appointment.
75-5-421    Recording of conservator's letters.
75-5-422    Sale, encumbrance or transaction involving conflict of interest -- Voidable -- Exceptions.
75-5-423    Persons dealing with conservators -- Protection.
75-5-424    Powers of conservator in administration.
75-5-425    Distributive duties and powers of conservator.
75-5-426    Enlargement or limitation of powers of conservator.
75-5-427    Preservation of estate plan.
75-5-428    Claims against protected person -- Enforcement.
75-5-429    Individual liability of conservator.
75-5-430    Termination of proceeding.
75-5-431    Payment of debt and delivery of property to foreign conservator without local proceedings.
75-5-432    Foreign conservator -- Proof of authority -- Bond -- Powers.
75-5-433    Embezzlement of protected person's estate -- Citation to person suspected.
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                   Part 5.  Powers of Attorney

75-5-501    Power of attorney not affected by disability or lapse of time -- Agent responsibilities.
75-5-502    Other powers of attorney not revoked until notice of death or disability.
75-5-503    Power of attorney -- Prohibitions and restrictions.
75-5-504    Voidable transactions.
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CHAPTER 5a
UNIFORM TRANSFERS TO MINORS ACT


75-5a-101    Short title.
75-5a-102    Definitions.
75-5a-103    Scope and jurisdiction.
75-5a-104    Nomination of custodian.
75-5a-105    Transfer by gift or exercise of power of appointment.
75-5a-106    Transfer authorized by will or trust.
75-5a-107    Other transfer by fiduciary.
75-5a-108    Transfer by obligor.
75-5a-109    Receipt for custodial property.
75-5a-110    Manner of creating custodial property and effecting transfer -- Designation of initial custodian -- Control.
75-5a-111    Single custodianship.
75-5a-112    Validity and effect of transfer.
75-5a-113    Care of custodial property.
75-5a-114    Powers of custodian.
75-5a-115    Use of custodial property.
75-5a-116    Custodian's expenses, compensation, and bond.
75-5a-117    Exemption of third person from liability.
75-5a-118    Liability to third persons.
75-5a-119    Renunciation, resignation, death, or removal of custodian -- Designation of successor custodian.
75-5a-120    Accounting by and determination of liability of custodian.
75-5a-121    Termination of custodianship.
75-5a-122    Applicability.
75-5a-123    Effect on existing custodianships.
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CHAPTER 6
NONPROBATE TRANSFERS


                   Part 1.  Multiple Party Accounts

75-6-101    Definitions.
75-6-102    Ownership as between parties and others -- Protection of financial institutions.
75-6-103    Ownership during lifetime.
75-6-104    Right of survivorship.
75-6-105    Effect of written notice to financial institution.
75-6-106    Accounts and transfers nontestamentary.
75-6-107    Rights of creditors.
75-6-108    Financial institution protection -- Payment on signature of one party.
75-6-109    Financial institution protection -- Payment after death or disability -- Joint account.
75-6-110    Financial institution protection -- Payment of P.O.D. account.
75-6-111    Financial institution protection -- Payment of trust account.
75-6-112    Financial institution protection -- Discharge.
75-6-113    Financial institution protection -- Setoff -- Attachment, garnishment, and other legal process.
75-6-114    Financial institution protection -- Costs and attorneys' fees.
75-6-115    Agency accounts.
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                   Part 2.  Provisions Relating to Effect on Death

75-6-201    Provisions for payment or transfer at death.
75-6-202    Direction to pay taxes in trust or other dispositive instrument.
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                   Part 3.  Uniform Transfer on Death Security Registration Act

75-6-301    Title.
75-6-302    Definitions.
75-6-303    Registration in beneficiary form -- Sole or joint tenancy ownership.
75-6-304    Registration in beneficiary form -- Applicable law.
75-6-305    Orientation of registration in beneficiary form.
75-6-306    Form of registration in beneficiary form.
75-6-307    Effect of registration in beneficiary form.
75-6-308    Ownership on death of owner.
75-6-309    Protection of registering entity.
75-6-310    Nontestamentary transfer on death.
75-6-311    Terms, conditions, and forms for registration.
75-6-312    Rules of construction.
75-6-313    Application of part.
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CHAPTER 7
UNIFORM TRUST CODE


                   Part 1.  General Provisions

75-7-101    Title.
75-7-102    Scope.
75-7-103    Definitions.
75-7-104    Knowledge.
75-7-105    Default and mandatory rules.
75-7-106    Common law of trusts -- Principles of equity.
75-7-107    Governing law.
75-7-108    Principal place of administration.
75-7-109    Methods and waiver of notice.
75-7-110    Nonjudicial settlement agreements.
75-7-111    Rules of construction.
75-7-112    Penalty provisions.
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                   Part 2.  Jurisdiction of Court Concerning Trusts

75-7-201    Court -- Exclusive jurisdiction of trusts.
75-7-202    Effect of administration in this state -- Consent to jurisdiction.
75-7-203    Subject matter jurisdiction.
75-7-204    Trust proceedings -- Dismissal of matters relating to foreign trusts.
75-7-205    Venue.
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                   Part 3.  Representation

75-7-301    Basic effect.
75-7-302    Representation by holder of general testamentary power of appointment.
75-7-303    Representation by fiduciaries and parents.
75-7-304    Representation by person having substantially identical interest.
75-7-305    Appointment of guardian ad litem or other representative.
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                   Part 4.  Creation, Validity, Modification, and Termination of Trust

75-7-401    Methods of creating trust.
75-7-402    Requirements for creation.
75-7-403    Trusts created in other jurisdictions.
75-7-404    Trust purposes.
75-7-405    Charitable purposes -- Enforcement.
75-7-406    Creation of trust induced by fraud, duress, or undue influence.
75-7-407    Evidence of oral trust.
75-7-408    Trust for care of animal.
75-7-409    Noncharitable trust without ascertainable beneficiary.
75-7-410    Modification or termination of trust -- Proceedings for approval or disapproval.
75-7-411    Modification or termination of noncharitable irrevocable trust by consent.
75-7-412    Modification or termination because of unanticipated circumstances or inability to administer trust effectively.
75-7-413    Cy pres.
75-7-414    Modification or termination of uneconomic trust.
75-7-415    Reformation to correct mistakes.
75-7-416    Modification to achieve settlor's tax objectives.
75-7-417    Combination and division of trusts.
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                   Part 5.  Creditor's Claims - Spendthrift and Discretionary Trusts

75-7-501    Rights of beneficiary's creditor or assignee.
75-7-502    Spendthrift provisions for beneficiaries other than the settlor.
75-7-503    Exceptions to spendthrift provision.
75-7-504    Discretionary trusts -- Effect of standard.
75-7-505    Creditor's claim against settlor.
75-7-506    Overdue distribution.
75-7-507    Personal obligations of trustee.
75-7-508    Notice to creditors.
75-7-509    Limitations on presentation of claims.
75-7-510    Manner of presentation of claims.
75-7-511    Classification of claims.
75-7-512    Allowance of claims.
75-7-513    Payment of claims.
75-7-514    Secured claims.
75-7-515    Claims not due and contingent or unliquidated claims.
75-7-516    Counterclaims.
75-7-517    Execution and levies prohibited.
75-7-518    Compromise of claims.
75-7-519    Encumbered assets.
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                   Part 6.  Revocable Trusts

75-7-604    Capacity of settlor of revocable trust.
75-7-605    Revocation or amendment of revocable trust.
75-7-606    Settlor's powers -- Powers of withdrawal.
75-7-607    Limitation on action contesting validity of revocable trust -- Distribution of trust property.
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                   Part 7.  Office of Trustee

75-7-701    Accepting or declining trusteeship.
75-7-702    Trustee's bond.
75-7-703    Cotrustees.
75-7-704    Vacancy in trusteeship -- Appointment of successor.
75-7-705    Resignation of trustee.
75-7-706    Removal of trustee.
75-7-707    Delivery of property by former trustee.
75-7-708    Compensation of trustee.
75-7-709    Reimbursement of expenses.
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                   Part 8.  Duties and Powers of Trustee

75-7-801    Duty to administer trust.
75-7-802    Duty of loyalty.
75-7-803    Impartiality.
75-7-804    Prudent administration.
75-7-805    Costs of administration.
75-7-806    Trustee's skills.
75-7-807    Control and protection of trust property.
75-7-808    Recordkeeping and identification of trust property.
75-7-809    Enforcement and defense of claims.
75-7-810    Collecting trust property.
75-7-811    Duty to inform and report.
75-7-812    Discretionary powers -- Tax savings.
75-7-813    General powers of trustee.
75-7-814    Specific powers of trustee.
75-7-815    Distribution upon termination.
75-7-816    Recitals when title to real property is in trust -- Failure.
75-7-817    Marital deduction formulas -- Trusts.
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                   Part 9.  Utah Uniform Prudent Investor Act

75-7-901    Prudent investor rule.
75-7-902    Standard of care -- Portfolio strategy -- Risk and return objectives.
75-7-903    Diversification.
75-7-904    Duties at inception of trusteeship.
75-7-905    Reviewing compliance.
75-7-906    Investment direction.
75-7-907    Language invoking standard of chapter.
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                   Part 10.  Liability of Trustees and Rights of Persons Dealing with Trustees

75-7-1001    Remedies for breach of trust.
75-7-1002    Damages for breach of trust.
75-7-1003    Damages in absence of breach.
75-7-1004    Attorney's fees and costs.
75-7-1005    Limitation of action against trustee.
75-7-1006    Reliance on trust instrument.
75-7-1007    Event affecting administration or distribution.
75-7-1008    Exculpation of trustee.
75-7-1009    Beneficiary's consent, release, or ratification.
75-7-1010    Limitation on personal liability of trustee.
75-7-1011    Interest as general partner.
75-7-1012    Protection of person dealing with trustee.
75-7-1013    Certification of trust.
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                   Part 11.  Miscellaneous Provisions

75-7-1101    Uniformity of application and construction.
75-7-1102    Electronic records and signatures.
75-7-1103    Application to existing relationships.
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                   Part 12.  Foreign Trustees

75-7-1201   Foreign trustees.
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CHAPTER 8
EFFECTIVE DATE


75-8-101    Time of taking effect -- Provisions for transition.
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