475.211.  Claims against minors or protectees, classification. — All claims against the estate of a minor or other protectee shall be divided into the following classes:

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 475.211

  • 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
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Guardian: one appointed by a court to have the care and custody of the person of a minor or of an incapacitated person. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • Minor: any person who is under the age of eighteen years. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • 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

 (1)  Court costs;

 (2)  Expenses of administration including fees of the guardian and conservator and their attorneys;

 (3)  Expenses for the reasonable support and maintenance of the protectee;

 (4)  All other claims which are filed against the estate as provided by law.