1. The personal representative is required to file the report and inventory for which provision is made in section 633.361, including all probate and nonprobate assets. 635 chapter does not exempt the personal representative from complying with the requirements of section 422.27, 450.22, 450.58, 633.480, or 633.481, and the administration of an estate whether converted to or from a small estate shall be considered one proceeding pursuant to section 633.330.

Terms Used In Iowa Code 635.7

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • 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.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See Iowa Code 633D.2
 2. The report and inventory shall separately specify which assets are probate assets subject to the jurisdiction of this state and clearly state their gross value and the sum thereof.
 3. If the gross value of probate assets subject to the jurisdiction of this state exceeds the amount permitted for a small estate under section 635.1, the estate shall be administered as provided in chapter 633.
 4. If the report and inventory in an estate administered pursuant to chapter 633 separately specifies the gross value of the probate assets subject to the jurisdiction of this state does not exceed the amount permitted under section 635.1, the estate shall be administered as a small estate upon the filing of a statement by the personal representative that the estate is a small estate.
 5. If the personal representative files a report to convert the estate administration to or from a small estate based on the gross value of probate assets subject to the jurisdiction of this state, the clerk shall make the conversion without an order of the court.
 6. Other interested parties may apply to convert proceedings from a small estate to a regular estate or from a regular estate to a small estate which the court may grant only upon good cause shown.