Minnesota Decree of Descent
Minnesota Decree of Descent
Minnesota Decree of Descent – Petitioner
In a situation where:
- the decedent has been dead for more than three years,
- but no Personal Representative was ever appointed by either a judge or a probate registrar,
any interested person (or assignee or successor of an interested person), may petition the probate court:
- of the county wherein the decedent resided, or
- the county wherein any of the decedent’s real or personal property was located,
- to determine the owner of such property, and
- to decree title to such property to the persons entitled thereto, pursuant to a Minnesota Decree of Descent.
Minnesota Decree of Descent – Procedure
Under a Minnesota Decree of Descent procedure, there is no need for the appointment of a Personal Representative because creditor claims – other than claims for medical assistance benefits – cannot be filed more than three years after the death of the decedent if no Personal Representative was ever appointed.
Minnesota Decree of Descent – Filing Fees
The filing fees and the notice requirements with respect to obtaining a Minnesota Decree of Descent are the same as for any other probate proceeding.
Minnesota Decree of Descent – Medical Assistance Clearance
The petitioner in a Minnesota Decree of Descent proceeding must provide evidence to the court that there are no outstanding claims for medical assistance benefits.
Minnesota Decree of Descent – Conclusion
If you have need of a Minnesota Decree of Descent procedure, contact attorney Gary C. Dahle, at 763-780-8390, or email@example.com.
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- Minnesota Summary Proceedings – Minnesota Summary Administration
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Links to Minnesota Probate Records
Minnesota Department of Health – Death Records Index – 1997 to Present: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/chs/osr/DecdIndex/dthSearch.cfm
Minnesota Historical Society – Death Records; 1904 – 2001: http://www.mnhs.org/people/deathrecords
Minnesota Department of Health – Birth Certificates – http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/chs/osr/birth.html
Minnesota Historical Society – Birth Records: http://www.mnhs.org/people/birthrecords
Minnesota Marriage Records – https://moms.mn.gov/