UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION
DUTIES AND POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES
15-3-701. Time of accrual of duties and powers. Duties and powers of a personal representative commence upon his appointment. The powers of a personal representative relate back in time to give acts by the person appointed which are beneficial to the estate occurring prior to appointment the same effect as those occurring thereafter. A personal representative may ratify and accept acts on behalf of the estate done by others where the acts would have been proper for a personal representative.
[I.C., sec. 15-3-701, as added by 1971, ch. 111, sec. 1, p. 233.]