§ 14-3301 Informal probate or appointment proceedings; application; contents
§ 14-3302 Informal probate; duty of registrar; effect of informal probate
§ 14-3303 Informal probate; proof and findings required
§ 14-3304 Informal probate; unavailable in certain cases
§ 14-3305 Informal probate; registrar not satisfied
§ 14-3306 Informal probate; notice requirements
§ 14-3307 Informal appointment proceedings; delay in order; duty of registrar; effect of appointment
§ 14-3308 Informal appointment proceedings; proof and findings required
§ 14-3309 Informal appointment proceedings; registrar not satisfied
§ 14-3310 Informal appointment proceedings; notice requirements
§ 14-3311 Informal appointment unavailable in certain cases

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

  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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
  • Child: includes a person who is entitled to take as a child under this title by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Conservator: means a person who is appointed by a court to manage the estate of a protected person. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fiduciary: includes a personal representative, guardian, conservator and trustee. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Formal proceedings: means proceedings that are conducted before a judge with notice to interested persons. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Informal proceedings: means those proceedings conducted without notice to interested persons by an officer of the court acting as a registrar for probate of a will or appointment of a personal representative. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • 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
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Parent: includes any person entitled to take, or who would be entitled to take if the child died without a will, as a parent under this title by intestate succession from the child whose relationship is in question and excludes any person who is only a stepparent, foster parent or grandparent. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • 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
  • Special administrator: means a personal representative as described by sections 14-3614 through 14-3618. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • 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
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215