§ 14-3931 Formal proceedings terminating administration; testate or intestate; order of general protection
§ 14-3932 Formal proceedings terminating testate administration; order construing will without adjudicating testacy
§ 14-3933 Closing estates; statement of personal representative
§ 14-3934 Liability of distributees to claimants
§ 14-3935 Limitations on proceedings against personal representative
§ 14-3936 Limitations on actions and proceedings against distributees
§ 14-3937 Certificate discharging liens securing fiduciary performance
§ 14-3938 Subsequent administration

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 14 > Chapter 3 > Article 10

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Application: means a written request to the registrar for an order of informal probate or appointment under chapter 3, article 3 of this title. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Court: means the superior court. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Devisee: means a person designated in a will to receive a devise. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Distributee: means any person who has received property of a decedent from that person's personal representative other than as a creditor or purchaser. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Estate: includes the property of the decedent, trust or other person whose affairs are subject to this title as originally constituted and as it exists from time to time during administration. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Exempt property: means that property of a decedent's estate that is described in section 14-2403. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Fiduciary: includes a personal representative, guardian, conservator and trustee. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Interested person: includes any trustee, heir, devisee, child, spouse, creditor, beneficiary, person holding a power of appointment and other person who has a property right in or claim against a trust estate or the estate of a decedent, ward or protected person. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: means an individual or an organization. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Personal representative: includes an executor, an administrator, a successor personal representative, a special administrator and persons who perform substantially the same function under the law governing their status. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Petition: means a written request to the court for an order after notice. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Proceeding: includes action at law and suit in equity. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Registrar: means the official of the court who is designated to perform the functions of registrar as provided in section 14-1307. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: means a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Arizona Laws 14-9101
  • Successor personal representative: means a personal representative, other than a special administrator, who is appointed to succeed a previously appointed personal representative. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Successors: means persons, other than creditors, who are entitled to property of a decedent under a will or this title. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Supervised administration: refers to the proceedings described in chapter 3, article 5 of this title. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Testacy proceeding: means a proceeding to establish a will or determine intestacy. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215