§ 14-3901 Successors’ rights if no administration
§ 14-3902 Distribution; order in which assets appropriated; abatement
§ 14-3903 Right of retainer
§ 14-3904 Interest on general pecuniary devise
§ 14-3906 Distribution in kind; valuation; method
§ 14-3907 Distribution in kind; evidence
§ 14-3908 Distribution; right or title of distributee
§ 14-3909 Improper distribution; liability of distributee
§ 14-3910 Purchasers from distributees or transferees protected
§ 14-3911 Partition for purpose of distribution
§ 14-3912 Private agreements among successors to decedent binding on personal representative
§ 14-3913 Distributions to trustee
§ 14-3914 Disposition of unclaimed assets
§ 14-3915 Distribution to person under disability
§ 14-3916 Community property

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 14 > Chapter 3 > Article 9

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Community property: means that property of a husband and wife that is acquired during the marriage and that is community property as prescribed in section 25-211. 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Court: means the superior court. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: when used as a noun, means a testamentary disposition of real or personal property and, when used as a verb, means to dispose of real or personal property by will. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Devisee: means a person designated in a will to receive a devise. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Disability: means cause for a protective order as described in section 14-5401. 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • 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 property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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
  • 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
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Security: includes any note, stock, treasury stock, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation in an oil, gas or mining title or lease or in payments out of production under that title or lease, collateral trust certificate, transferable share or voting trust certificate and, in general, includes any interest or instrument commonly known as a security, or any certificate of interest or participation, any temporary or interim certificate, receipt or certificate of deposit for, or any warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase, any of these securities. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Separate property: means that property of a husband or wife that is the spouse's separate property as defined in section 25-213. 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
  • 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
  • Testator: includes a person of either sex. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Trust: includes an express trust, private or charitable, with any additions, wherever and however created. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Trustee: includes an original, additional or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by the court. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215