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214 s. 30A
Who are "interested parties"?
203
Trusts
202
Sales and leases of real property by executors and guardians
201E
Uniform Transfer on Death Security Registration Act
201D
Health care proxies
201C
Custodian trusts
201B
Durable powers of attorney
201A
UTMA
201
Guardians and conservators
195
General Provisions Relative to Executors and Administrators
194
Administrators
192
Probate of wills
191B
Uniform Statutory Will Act
191A
Disclaimer of Certain Property Act
191
Wills
(including elective share)
190
Descent and Distribution of Real and Personal Property
189
Dower and curtesy
188
Homestead statute
184A
Rule against perpetuites
190A
Uniform simultaneous death act.

When there is no sufficient evidence to show death except simultaneously, treat as though property owner survived and heir predeceased (distribute as if each survived).
191 s. 15
Elective share
195 s. 16
Who can initiate probate. Executor if named in will. If not, spouse, child, grandchild, parent, sibling, nephew, aunt or uncle.
191 s. 1
Requirements for a valid will
201 s. 38
Estate planning for a minor or incompetent
191 s. 2
If someone is both a beneficiary and a witness, the will can be probated but the interested witness (and their spouse) will lose their legacies as if they predeceased the decedent, unless there were two other disinterested witnesses.
197 s. 9
All claims must be filed within 1 year after T’s death, otherwise barred, except:
a) new assets discovered
b) action on claim accrued more than 1 year later
c) claim covered by insurance but only to extent of policy limits
d) or "where justice and equity require it."
203C
Prudent Investor Act
190A
Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act
MGL c. 175 s. 125
Creditors of an estate cannot intercept the proceeds of life insurance upon death