Terms Used In Missouri Laws 475.205

  • Claims: liabilities of the protectee arising in contract, in tort or otherwise, before or after the appointment of a conservator, and liabilities of the estate which arise at or after the adjudication of disability or after the appointment of a conservator of the estate, including expenses of the adjudication and of administration. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • conservator: as used in this chapter , includes limited conservator unless otherwise specified or apparent from the context. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Protectee: a person for whose estate a conservator or limited conservator has been appointed or with respect to whose estate a transaction has been authorized by the court under section Missouri Laws 475.010

All claims against the estate of a protectee, whether they constitute liabilities of the protectee which arose before or after the conservatorship, or liabilities incurred by the conservator for the benefit of the protectee or his estate, may be filed in the probate division of the circuit court.  After hearing, the probate division of the circuit court may allow a claim so filed, in whole or in part, or disallow it.  An order allowing a claim has the effect of a judgment and bears interest at the legal rate, unless the claim provides for a different rate, in which case the judgment shall be rendered accordingly.