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Part 1 Uniform Disposition of Community Property Rights at Death § 72-9-101 – § 72-9-120

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 72 > Chapter 9 - Disposition of Community Property Rights At Death

  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Person: includes a corporation or other entity as well as a natural person. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Personal property: means money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Real property: means lands, tenements, hereditaments, and possessory title to public lands. See Montana Code 1-1-205