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The DC Code: 20 Probate and Administration of Decedents' Estates
20-105: Devolution of property at death.
20-107: Right to seek Court resolution.
20-108: Appointment of guardian ad litem.
20-108.01: Effect of fraud and evasion.
20-109: Effective date.
20-302: Necessity for probate.
20-303: Order of priority for appointment of personal representative; persons excluded.
20-304: Petition for probate.
20-305: Complaint to contest the validity of a will.
20-311: Nature of proceeding.
20-312: Action on petition.
20-321: Nature of proceeding.
20-322: When mandatory.
20-323: Notice of request for standard probate; form.
20-324: Action on petition.
20-331: Finality of abbreviated and standard probate proceedings.
20-342: Powers of foreign personal representative.
20-343: Publication and claims of creditors.
20-344: Right of heir or legatee.
20-353: Proceedings after petition.
20-354: Duties of personal representatives.
20-355: After-discovered property.
20-356: Applicability of other provisions of title.
20-357: Exception for motor vehicles.
20-401: Supervised administration; in general.
20-402: Supervised administration; procedure.
20-403: Supervised administration; changes and effect.
20-404: Supervised administration; powers of personal representative.
20-405: Supervised administration; interim orders; distribution and closing orders.
20-406: Unsupervised personal representative.
20-501: Conditions of appointment.
20-502: Bond; form.
20-503: Issuance and content of letters.
20-504: Form of letters.
20-505: Time of accrual of duties and powers.
20-511: Powers and duties of successor personal representative.
20-512: Copersonal representatives; when joint action required; liability.
20-513: Powers of surviving copersonal representative.
20-521: Restraining acts of personal representatives.
20-522: Termination; general.
20-523: Termination; effect.
20-524: Termination; death or disability.
20-525: Termination; resignation.
20-526: Termination; removal.
20-527: Termination; change in proceeding.
20-531: Appointment; qualifications.
20-533: Powers and duties.
20-534: Termination of appointment.
20-701: Status and duties of personal representative.
20-701.01: Personal representative to proceed without court order; exception.
20-702: Duties of personal representative; possession and control of estate.
20-703: Preferences; sale of estate property.
20-704: Notice of appointment to interested persons, creditors and unknown heirs.
20-705: Filing revised and corrected documents.
20-711: Inventory; general.
20-712: Appraisal; supervised administration.
20-713: Supervised administration; supplemental inventory; reappraisal.
20-713.01: Unsupervised administration; inventory and appraisal duties of unsupervised personal representative.
20-714: Revision of inventory.
20-715: Inventory of successor personal representative.
20-721: Duty to account; supervised administration.
20-722: Initial account; supervised administration.
20-723: Subsequent account; supervised administration.
20-724: When to render accounts; supervised administration.
20-725: Failure to render account.
20-726: Exceptions to account; supervised administration.
20-731: Waiver of filing; supervised administration.
20-732: Waiver of formal Court audit; supervised administration.
20-733: Right of heir or legatee.
20-734: Duty to account; unsupervised administration.
20-735: Optional proceedings, terminating unsupervised administration; testate or intestate; Certificate of Completion.
20-741: General powers.
20-742: Court order.
20-743: Improper exercise of power; breach of fiduciary duty.
20-743.01: Sale, encumbrance, or transaction involving conflict of interest; voidable; exceptions.
20-744: Protection of person dealing with personal representative.
20-752: Expenses of estate litigation.
20-753: Proceedings for review of employment of agents and compensation of personal representatives and employees of estate.
20-901: Claim not paid in normal course of administration.
20-902: Effect of statute of limitations.
20-903: Limitation on presentation of claims against the estate.
20-904: Exempt assets.
20-905: Manner of presentation of claim.
20-906: Order of payment.
20-907: Funeral expenses.
20-908: Action on claims; remedy for failure to act.
20-909: Payment of claim.
20-910: Meeting of creditors.
20-911: Claim not yet due.
20-912: Secured claim.
20-913: Contingent claim. [Repealed]
20-914: Execution and levy prohibited.
20-1101: Renunciation; legatee or heir. [Repealed]
20-1102: Distribution in kind; valuation; method.
20-1103: Distribution in kind; assignment, transfer and release of property.
20-1104: Distribution; effect.
20-1105: Petition for purpose of distribution.
20-1106: Distribution to a minor.
20-1107: Distribution to fiduciary for nonresident person under legal disability other than minority.
20-1108: Certain formula clauses to be construed to refer to federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax rules applicable to estates of decedents dying on December 31, 2009.
20-1301: Termination of appointment.
20-1302: Liability of heir or legatee to creditor.
20-1304: Subsequent administration.
20-1305: Confirmatory acts.