The Uniform Probate Code: Article III Analyzed in Relation to Changes in the First Nine Enactments
Richard V. Wellman
James Wice Gordon
Western New England University School of Law
Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 1975, p. 477, 1975
The eleven pioneer states that have adopted the Uniform Probate Code have amended its provisions in various ways. This Article reviews the changes made in article III, the central procedural section of the Code. The Authors analyze the import of these amendments, considering the interplay between the carefully drafted provisions of the Code and its policy of uniformly minimizing the judicial intervention and expense involved in the administration of estates. The Authors' analysis of these first enactments should prove helpful in those states currently considering adoption of the Uniform Probate Code as well as to lawyers and the courts in pioneer states.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 51
Keywords: uniform probate codeAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: December 15, 2011 ; Last revised: December 28, 2011
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