UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY BY AFFIDAVIT AND SUMMARY ADMINISTRATION PROCEDURE FOR SMALL ESTATES
15-3-1203. Small estates — Summary administrative procedure. If it appears from the inventory and appraisal that the value of the entire estate, less liens and encumbrances, does not exceed homestead allowance, exempt property, costs and expenses of administration, reasonable funeral expenses, and reasonable and necessary medical and hospital expenses of the last illness of the decedent, the personal representative, without giving notice to creditors, may immediately disburse and distribute the estate to the persons entitled thereto and file a closing statement as provided in section 15-3-1204 of this part.
[15-3-1203, added 1971, ch. 111, sec. 1, p. 233; am. 2014, ch. 134, sec. 3, p. 370.]