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Chapter 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS, DEFINITIONS AND PROBATE JURISDICTION OF COURTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-1102
  • Purposes; rule of construction
  • 14-1103
  • Supplementary general principles of law applicable
  • 14-1104
  • Prudent management of costs
  • 14-1105
  • Remedies for unreasonable conduct; definitions
  • 14-1106
  • Effect of fraud and evasion
  • 14-1107
  • Determination of death and status; rules
  • 14-1108
  • Arbitration of disputes; alternative dispute resolution
  • 14-1109
  • Repetitive filings; summary denial
Article 2Definitions
Article 3Scope, Jurisdiction and Courts
  • 14-1302
  • Subject matter jurisdiction
  • 14-1303
  • Venue; multiple proceedings; transfer
  • 14-1305
  • Records and certified copies
  • 14-1310
  • Oath or affirmation on filed documents
  • 14-1311
  • Standard of proof and burden of persuasion
Article 4Notice, Parties and Representation in Estate Litigation and Other Matters
  • 14-1401
  • Notice; method and time of giving
  • 14-1404
  • Representation; basic effect
  • 14-1405
  • Representation by holder of general power of appointment
  • 14-1406
  • Representation by fiduciaries and parents
  • 14-1407
  • Representation by person having substantially identical interest
  • 14-1408
  • Appointment of representative
Chapter 2
INTESTATE SUCCESSION AND WILLS
Article 1Intestate Succession
  • 14-2101
  • Intestate estate; modification by will
  • 14-2102
  • Intestate share of surviving spouse
  • 14-2103
  • Heirs other than surviving spouse; share in estate
  • 14-2104
  • Heirs; surviving of decedent; time requirement; presumption; exception
  • 14-2105
  • Unclaimed estate; passage to state
  • 14-2106
  • Passing of estate by representation; assigning of shares; definitions
  • 14-2107
  • Kindred by half blood; right of inheritance
  • 14-2108
  • Afterborn heirs; requirements
  • 14-2109
  • Advancements of property during lifetime; effect on distribution of estate
  • 14-2110
  • Debts owed to a decedent; effect on distribution of estate
  • 14-2111
  • Effect of alienage on distribution of estate
  • 14-2113
  • Heirs related to decedent through two lines; single share
  • 14-2114
  • Parent and child relationship; intestate succession; adopted children
Article 2Waiver of Rights of Spouse
  • 14-2207
  • Rights of surviving spouse; waiver; requirements; effect
Article 3Spouse and Children Unprovided for in Will
  • 14-2301
  • Entitlement of spouse; premarital will
  • 14-2302
  • Omitted children; shares; definition
Article 4Exempt Property and Allowances
  • 14-2403
  • Exempt property; value; priority
  • 14-2404
  • Family allowance; use; length; priority; termination by death
  • 14-2405
  • Homestead; exempt property and allowances; restriction; source; determination; documentation
Article 5Wills
  • 14-2502
  • Execution; witnessed wills; holographic wills
  • 14-2504
  • Selfproved wills; sample form; signature requirements
  • 14-2507
  • Revocation of will; requirements
  • 14-2508
  • Change of circumstances; effect on will
  • 14-2509
  • Revoking a subsequent will; effect; reviving a revoked will; requirements
  • 14-2510
  • Incorporating outside document into a will; requirements
  • 14-2511
  • Testamentary additions to trusts; requirements; effect of revocation
  • 14-2512
  • Disposition of property by reference to acts of independent significance
  • 14-2513
  • References to separate lists; requirements
  • 14-2514
  • Contracts regarding wills; requirements; effect
  • 14-2516
  • Custodian of will; duties; liability
  • 14-2517
  • Penalty clause for contest; restriction
Article 6Rules of Construction
  • 14-2602
  • Passage of existing and after-acquired property by will
  • 14-2603
  • Substitute gifts; class gifts; definitions
  • 14-2604
  • Failure of testamentary provision; effect
  • 14-2605
  • Securities increase in value after death; effect; exception
  • 14-2606
  • Right to specific devises; unpaid proceeds of sale, condemnation or insurance; sale by conservator or agent
  • 14-2607
  • Specific devise; nonexoneration
  • 14-2608
  • Exercise of power of appointment
  • 14-2609
  • Satisfaction of a devise during the testator's life; requirements; valuation
Article 7Governing Instruments
  • 14-2702
  • Devisees; surviving of testator; requirement; exception
  • 14-2703
  • Choice of law; effect on governing instrument
  • 14-2704
  • Power of appointment; exercise by reference; presumption
  • 14-2705
  • Adopted children; children born out of wedlock; class gifts
  • 14-2706
  • Failure of beneficiary to survive decedent; effect; protection from liability; third parties; definitions
  • 14-2707
  • Future interests; trusts; distribution date; passage of property; alternative future interest; definitions
  • 14-2708
  • Class gifts to descendants, issue or heirs of the body; form of distribution if none specified
  • 14-2709
  • Property distribution by representation or per capita at each generation; distribution per stirpes; application of section; definitions
  • 14-2710
  • Worthier title doctrine; nonrecognition
  • 14-2711
  • Distribution to heirs; effect
  • 14-2712
  • Burdens relating to validity of governing instruments
Article 8Disqualification
  • 14-2802
  • Effect of divorce, annulment and decree of separation
  • 14-2803
  • Murder of decedent; effect; federal law; definitions
  • 14-2804
  • Termination of marriage; effect; revocation of probate and nonprobate transfers; federal law; definitions
Article 9Nonvested Interests
  • 14-2901
  • Nonvested property interest; general power of appointment; validity; exception
  • 14-2902
  • Nonvested property interest or power of appointment; creation
  • 14-2903
  • Reformation of a disposition plan; conditions
  • 14-2904
  • Statutory rule against perpetuities; exclusion
  • 14-2905
  • Nonvested property interest or power of appointment; creation; effective date; judicial reformation
  • 14-2906
  • Rule against perpetuities; supersession
  • 14-2907
  • Honorary trusts; trusts for pets; conditions
Chapter 3
PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-3101
  • Devolution of estate at death; administration on deaths of husband and wife
  • 14-3102
  • Necessity of statement or order of probate for will; exception
  • 14-3103
  • Necessity of appointment for administration
  • 14-3104
  • Claims against decedent; necessity of administration
  • 14-3105
  • Proceedings affecting devolution and administration; jurisdiction of subject matter
  • 14-3107
  • Scope of proceedings; proceedings independent; exception
  • 14-3108
  • Probate, testacy and appointment proceedings; ultimate time limit
  • 14-3109
  • Statutes of limitation on decedent's cause of action
  • 14-3110
  • Action by or against personal representative; survival of causes of action
Article 2Venue for Probate and Administration; Priority to Administer; Demand for Notice
  • 14-3201
  • Venue for first and subsequent estate proceedings; location of property
  • 14-3202
  • Appointment or testacy proceedings; conflicting claim of domicile in another state
  • 14-3203
  • Priority among persons seeking appointment as personal representative
  • 14-3204
  • Demand for notice of order or filing concerning decedent's estate
Article 3Informal Probate and Appointment Proceedings
  • 14-3301
  • Informal probate or appointment proceedings; application; contents
  • 14-3302
  • Informal probate; duty of registrar; effect of informal probate
  • 14-3303
  • Informal probate; proof and findings required
  • 14-3304
  • Informal probate; unavailable in certain cases
  • 14-3305
  • Informal probate; registrar not satisfied
  • 14-3306
  • Informal probate; notice requirements
  • 14-3307
  • Informal appointment proceedings; delay in order; duty of registrar; effect of appointment
  • 14-3308
  • Informal appointment proceedings; proof and findings required
  • 14-3309
  • Informal appointment proceedings; registrar not satisfied
  • 14-3310
  • Informal appointment proceedings; notice requirements
  • 14-3311
  • Informal appointment unavailable in certain cases
Article 4Formal Testacy and Appointment Proceedings
  • 14-3401
  • Formal testacy proceedings; nature; when commenced
  • 14-3402
  • Formal testacy or appointment proceedings; petition; contents
  • 14-3403
  • Formal testacy proceeding; notice of hearing on petition
  • 14-3404
  • Formal testacy proceedings; written objections to probate
  • 14-3405
  • Formal testacy proceedings; uncontested cases; hearings and proof
  • 14-3406
  • Formal testacy proceedings; contested cases; testimony of attesting witnesses
  • 14-3407
  • Formal testacy proceedings; burdens in contested cases
  • 14-3408
  • Formal testacy proceedings; will construction; effect of final order in another jurisdiction
  • 14-3409
  • Formal testacy proceedings; order; foreign will
  • 14-3410
  • Formal testacy proceedings; probate of more than one instrument
  • 14-3411
  • Formal testacy proceedings; partial intestacy
  • 14-3412
  • Formal testacy proceedings; effect of order; vacation
  • 14-3413
  • Formal testacy proceedings; vacation of order for other cause
  • 14-3414
  • Formal proceedings concerning appointment of personal representative
  • 14-3415
  • Lost and missing wills; wills probated in other jurisdictions
Article 5Supervised Administration
  • 14-3501
  • Supervised administration; nature of proceeding
  • 14-3502
  • Supervised administration; petition; order
  • 14-3503
  • Supervised administration; effect on other proceedings
  • 14-3504
  • Supervised administration; powers of personal representative
  • 14-3505
  • Supervised administration; interim orders; distribution and closing orders; annual accounts; accounting on closing
Article 6Personal Representative; Appointment, Control and Termination of Authority
  • 14-3602
  • Acceptance of appointment; consent to jurisdiction
  • 14-3604
  • Bond amount; security; procedure; reduction
  • 14-3606
  • Terms and conditions of bonds
  • 14-3607
  • Order restraining personal representative
  • 14-3608
  • Termination of appointment; general
  • 14-3609
  • Termination of appointment; death or disability
  • 14-3610
  • Termination of appointment; voluntary
  • 14-3611
  • Termination of appointment by removal; cause; procedure
  • 14-3612
  • Termination of appointment; change of testacy status
  • 14-3613
  • Successor personal representative
  • 14-3614
  • Special administrator; appointment
  • 14-3615
  • Special administrator; who may be appointed
  • 14-3616
  • Special administrator; appointed informally; powers and duties
  • 14-3617
  • Special administrator; formal proceedings; power and duties
  • 14-3618
  • Termination of appointment; special administrator
Article 7Duties and Powers of Personal Representatives
  • 14-3701
  • Time of accrual of duties and powers
  • 14-3702
  • Priority among different letters
  • 14-3703
  • General duties; relation and liability to persons interested in estate; standing to sue
  • 14-3704
  • Personal representative to proceed without court order; exception
  • 14-3705
  • Duty of personal representative; information to heirs and devisees
  • 14-3706
  • Duty of personal representative; inventory and appraisement
  • 14-3708
  • Duty of personal representative; supplementary inventory
  • 14-3709
  • Duty of personal representative; possession of estate; discovery of concealed assets
  • 14-3710
  • Power to avoid transfers; action to set aside fraudulent conveyances
  • 14-3711
  • Powers of personal representatives; in general
  • 14-3712
  • Improper exercise of power; breach of fiduciary duty
  • 14-3713
  • Sale, encumbrance or transaction involving conflict of interest; voidable; exceptions
  • 14-3714
  • Persons dealing with personal representative; protection
  • 14-3715
  • Transactions authorized for personal representatives; exceptions
  • 14-3716
  • Powers and duties of successor personal representative
  • 14-3717
  • Corepresentatives; when joint action required
  • 14-3718
  • Powers of surviving personal representative
  • 14-3719
  • Compensation of personal representative
  • 14-3720
  • Expenses in estate litigation
  • 14-3721
  • Proceedings for review of employment of agents and compensation of personal representatives and employees of estate
Article 8Creditors' Claims
  • 14-3803
  • Limitations on presentation of claims
  • 14-3804
  • Manner of presentation of claims
  • 14-3808
  • Individual liability of personal representative
  • 14-3810
  • Claims not due and contingent or unliquidated claims
  • 14-3812
  • Execution and levies prohibited
  • 14-3815
  • Administration in more than one state; duty of personal representative
  • 14-3816
  • Final distribution to domiciliary representative
Article 9Special Provisions Relating to Distribution
  • 14-3901
  • Successors' rights if no administration
  • 14-3902
  • Distribution; order in which assets appropriated; abatement
  • 14-3904
  • Interest on general pecuniary devise
  • 14-3906
  • Distribution in kind; valuation; method
  • 14-3907
  • Distribution in kind; evidence
  • 14-3908
  • Distribution; right or title of distributee
  • 14-3909
  • Improper distribution; liability of distributee
  • 14-3910
  • Purchasers from distributees or transferees protected
  • 14-3911
  • Partition for purpose of distribution
  • 14-3912
  • Private agreements among successors to decedent binding on personal representative
  • 14-3914
  • Disposition of unclaimed assets
  • 14-3915
  • Distribution to person under disability
Article 10Closing Estates
  • 14-3931
  • Formal proceedings terminating administration; testate or intestate; order of general protection
  • 14-3932
  • Formal proceedings terminating testate administration; order construing will without adjudicating testacy
  • 14-3933
  • Closing estates; statement of personal representative
  • 14-3934
  • Liability of distributees to claimants
  • 14-3935
  • Limitations on proceedings against personal representative
  • 14-3936
  • Limitations on actions and proceedings against distributees
  • 14-3937
  • Certificate discharging liens securing fiduciary performance
Article 11Compromise of Controversies
  • 14-3951
  • Effect of approval of agreements involving trusts, inalienable interests, or interests of third persons
  • 14-3952
  • Procedure for securing court approval of compromise
Article 12Transfer of Title to Small Estates by Affidavit and Summary Administration Procedure
  • 14-3971
  • Collection of personal property by affidavit; ownership of vehicles; affidavit of succession to real property
  • 14-3973
  • Small estates; summary administrative procedure
  • 14-3974
  • Small estates; closing by sworn statement of personal representative
Chapter 4
FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES; ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION
Article 1Definitions
Article 2Powers of Foreign Personal Representatives
  • 14-4201
  • Payment of debt and delivery of property to domiciliary foreign personal representative without local administration
  • 14-4202
  • Payment or delivery discharges
  • 14-4204
  • Proof of authority and bond
  • 14-4206
  • Power of representatives in transition
  • 14-4207
  • Ancillary and other local administrations; provisions governing
Article 3Jurisdiction Over Foreign Representatives
  • 14-4301
  • Jurisdiction by act of foreign personal representative
  • 14-4302
  • Jurisdiction by act of decedent
  • 14-4303
  • Service on foreign personal representative
Article 4Judgments and Personal Representative
  • 14-4401
  • Effect of adjudication for or against personal representative
Chapter 5
PROTECTION OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND THEIR PROPERTY
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-5102
  • Jurisdiction of subject matter; consolidation of proceedings
  • 14-5103
  • Facility of payment or delivery
  • 14-5104
  • Delegation of powers by parent or guardian
  • 14-5106
  • Disclosure requirements for proposed guardians and conservators; restrictions by local rules
  • 14-5107
  • Military member power of attorney; definition
  • 14-5108
  • Guardianship of foreign citizens
  • 14-5109
  • Disclosure of compensation; determining reasonableness and necessity
  • 14-5110
  • Claim deadline for compensation; definitions
Article 2Guardians of Minors
  • 14-5201
  • Status of guardian of minor; general
  • 14-5202
  • Testamentary appointment of guardian of minor
  • 14-5203
  • Objection by minor of fourteen or older to testamentary appointment
  • 14-5204
  • Court appointment of guardian of minor; conditions for appointment
  • 14-5205
  • Court appointment of guardian of minor; venue
  • 14-5206
  • Court appointment of guardian of minor; qualifications; priority of minor's nominee; fingerprints
  • 14-5207
  • Formal appointment of guardian of minor; procedure
  • 14-5208
  • Consent to service by acceptance of appointment; notice
  • 14-5209
  • Powers and duties of guardian of minor
  • 14-5210
  • Termination of appointment of guardian; general
  • 14-5211
  • Proceedings subsequent to appointment; venue
  • 14-5212
  • Resignation or removal proceedings
Article 3Guardians of Incapacitated Persons
  • 14-5301
  • Appointment of guardian by will or other writing; objections; notice
  • 14-5301.01
  • Appointment of guardian by will or other writing; effectiveness; acceptance; confirmation
  • 14-5301.03
  • Judicial appointment of guardian; special provision for incapacitated minors approaching adulthood
  • 14-5301.04
  • Judicial appointment of conservator or protective order; special provision for incapacitated minors approaching adulthood
  • 14-5303
  • Procedure for court appointment of a guardian of an alleged incapacitated person
  • 14-5304
  • Findings; limitations; filing; fingerprinting
  • 14-5304.01
  • Effect of appointment of guardian on privilege to operate a motor vehicle
  • 14-5305
  • Acceptance of appointment; consent to jurisdiction
  • 14-5306
  • Termination of guardianship for incapacitated person
  • 14-5307
  • Substitution or resignation of guardian; termination of incapacity
  • 14-5308
  • Court appointed investigators; qualifications; duties
  • 14-5309
  • Notices in guardianship proceedings
  • 14-5310
  • Temporary guardians; appointment; notice; court appointed attorney hearings; duties
  • 14-5310.01
  • Adult protective services workers; special visitation warrants
  • 14-5311
  • Who may be guardian; priorities
  • 14-5312
  • General powers and duties of guardian
  • 14-5312.01
  • Inpatient treatment; rights and duties of ward and guardian
  • 14-5312.02
  • Admission for evaluation or treatment by guardian; duties of physician or mental health care provider
  • 14-5313
  • Proceedings subsequent to appointment; venue
  • 14-5314
  • Compensation of appointees; definitions
  • 14-5316
  • Maintaining ward's relationships; contact orders; definitions
  • 14-5317
  • Notice to family members of adult ward's hospitalization or death; definition
Article 4Protection of Property of Persons Under Disability and Minors
  • 14-5401
  • Protective proceedings; fingerprinting
  • 14-5401.01
  • Temporary conservators; appointment; notice; hearings
  • 14-5402
  • Protective proceedings; jurisdiction of affairs of protected persons
  • 14-5404
  • Original petition for appointment or protective order
  • 14-5405
  • Notice in conservatorship proceedings
  • 14-5406
  • Protective proceedings; request for notice; interested person
  • 14-5407
  • Procedure concerning hearing and order on original petition
  • 14-5409
  • Protective arrangements and single transactions authorized
  • 14-5410
  • Who may be appointed conservator; priorities
  • 14-5412
  • Terms and requirements of bonds
  • 14-5413
  • Acceptance of appointment; consent to jurisdiction
  • 14-5414
  • Compensation and expenses; definitions
  • 14-5415
  • Resignation or substitution of conservator
  • 14-5416
  • Petitions for orders subsequent to appointment
  • 14-5417
  • General duty of conservator
  • 14-5420
  • Conservators; title by appointment
  • 14-5421
  • Recording of conservator's letters
  • 14-5422
  • Sale, encumbrance or transaction involving conflict of interest; voidable; exceptions
  • 14-5423
  • Persons dealing with conservators; protection
  • 14-5424
  • Powers of conservator in administration
  • 14-5425
  • Distributive duties and powers of conservator
  • 14-5426
  • Enlargement or limitation of powers of conservator
  • 14-5427
  • Preservation of estate plan
  • 14-5428
  • Claims against protected person; enforcement
  • 14-5429
  • Personal liability of conservator
  • 14-5431
  • Payment of debt and delivery of property to foreign conservator without local proceedings
  • 14-5432
  • Domiciliary foreign conservator; powers of local conservator
Article 5Powers of Attorney
  • 14-5501
  • Durable power of attorney; creation; validity
  • 14-5502
  • Effect of lapse of time, disability or incapacity
  • 14-5503
  • Relation of agent to court appointed fiduciary
  • 14-5504
  • Revocation; termination; effect; notice
  • 14-5505
  • Continuance of durable powers of attorney by affidavit
  • 14-5506
  • Powers of attorney; intimidation; deception; definitions
Article 6Public Fiduciary
  • 14-5601
  • Establishment of office of public fiduciary; appointments; costs
  • 14-5602
  • Duties of public fiduciary; appointment; law enforcement agency; temporary protection of property; definition
  • 14-5603
  • Deposit of funds; investment plan
  • 14-5604
  • Claim against estate for expenses
  • 14-5605
  • Letter testamentary or of administration not required; statement to be filed; powers and duties
  • 14-5606
  • Additional powers and duties of the public fiduciary
Article 7Fiduciaries
  • 14-5651
  • Fiduciaries; licensure; qualifications; conduct; removal; exemption; definitions
  • 14-5652
  • Attorneys; fiduciary duties
Article 8Fiduciary Arrest Warrants
  • 14-5702
  • Time and manner of execution; information
  • 14-5703
  • Procedure after arrest; payment for release from custody
  • 14-5704
  • Entry into criminal information system
Chapter 6
NONPROBATE TRANSFERS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-6101
  • Nonprobate transfers on death; nontestamentary nature
  • 14-6102
  • Nonprobate transferees; liability for creditor claims and statutory allowances
  • 14-6103
  • Notice of death of settlor; filing claim against trust estate
Article 2Accounts
  • 14-6203
  • Types of accounts; existing accounts
  • 14-6205
  • Designation of agent; authority; termination
  • 14-6206
  • Beneficial ownership; application and limitation of article
  • 14-6212
  • Death of a party; rights of survivors
  • 14-6214
  • Accounts; transfers; nontestamentary effect
  • 14-6216
  • Community property; effect of account; right of survivorship
  • 14-6221
  • Financial institutions; types of accounts
  • 14-6222
  • Multiple party accounts; payment; proof of death and survivorship
  • 14-6223
  • Pay on death accounts; payment
  • 14-6224
  • Agency accounts; payment to designated agent
  • 14-6226
  • Financial institutions; discharge of claims; exception
  • 14-6227
  • Financial institutions; right to setoff against account
Article 3Securities
  • 14-6302
  • Registration of securities; form
  • 14-6303
  • Registration in beneficiary form; applicable law
  • 14-6304
  • Origination of registration
  • 14-6307
  • Ownership on death of owner
  • 14-6308
  • Registering entity; obligations; protection
  • 14-6310
  • Registrations; terms, conditions and forms
Chapter 7
TRUST ADMINISTRATION
Article 4Revised Uniform Principal and Income Act
  • 14-7402
  • Fiduciary duties; general principles
  • 14-7404
  • Judicial control of discretionary powers
  • 14-7405
  • Determination and distribution of net income
  • 14-7406
  • Distribution to residuary and remainder beneficiaries
  • 14-7407
  • When right to income begins and ends
  • 14-7408
  • Apportionment of receipts and disbursements when decedent dies or income interest begins
  • 14-7409
  • Apportionment when income interest ends; definition
  • 14-7410
  • Character of receipts; definition
  • 14-7411
  • Distribution from trust or estate
  • 14-7412
  • Business and other activities conducted by trustee
  • 14-7416
  • Insurance policies and similar contracts
  • 14-7417
  • Insubstantial allocations not required
  • 14-7418
  • Deferred compensation, annuities and similar payments; definition
  • 14-7419
  • Liquidating assets; definition
  • 14-7420
  • Minerals, water and other natural resources
  • 14-7422
  • Property not productive of income
  • 14-7423
  • Derivatives and options; definition
  • 14-7424
  • Asset-backed securities; definition
  • 14-7426
  • Disbursements from principal
  • 14-7427
  • Transfers from income to principal for depreciation; definition
  • 14-7428
  • Transfers from income to reimburse principal
  • 14-7430
  • Adjustments between principal and income because of taxes
  • 14-7431
  • Proposed actions; notification; definition
Article 5Uniform Fiduciaries Act
  • 14-7502
  • Application of payments made to fiduciaries
  • 14-7503
  • Transfer of negotiable instrument by fiduciary
  • 14-7504
  • Check drawn by fiduciary payable to third person
  • 14-7505
  • Check drawn by and payable to fiduciary
  • 14-7506
  • Deposit in name of fiduciary as such
  • 14-7507
  • Deposit in name of principal
  • 14-7508
  • Deposit in fiduciary's personal account
  • 14-7509
  • Deposit in names of two or more trustees
  • 14-7510
  • Cases not provided for by article
  • 14-7511
  • Uniformity of interpretation
Article 7Arizona Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
  • 14-7654
  • Transfer by gift or exercise of power of appointment
  • 14-7655
  • Transfer authorized by will or trust
  • 14-7656
  • Other transfer by fiduciary
  • 14-7658
  • Receipt for custodial property
  • 14-7659
  • Manner of creating custodial property and effecting transfer; designation of initial custodian; control
  • 14-7661
  • Validity and effect of transfer
  • 14-7662
  • Care of custodial property; duties of custodian
  • 14-7665
  • Custodian's expenses, compensation and bond
  • 14-7666
  • Exemption of third person from liability
  • 14-7668
  • Renunciation, resignation, death or removal of custodian; designation of successor
  • 14-7669
  • Accounting by and determination of liability of custodian
  • 14-7670
  • Termination of custodianship
Chapter 8
ADULT ADOPTION
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-8101
  • Adult adoption; agreement; consent of spouse; court procedure; petition
Chapter 9
UNIFORM CUSTODIAL TRUST ACT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-9103
  • Custodial trustee for future payment or transfer
  • 14-9104
  • Form and effect of receipt and acceptance by custodial trustee; jurisdiction
  • 14-9105
  • Transfer to custodial trustee by fiduciary or obligor; facility of payment
  • 14-9106
  • Multiple beneficiaries; separate custodial trusts; survivorship
  • 14-9107
  • General duties of custodial trustee
  • 14-9108
  • General powers of custodial trustee
  • 14-9109
  • Use of custodial trust property
  • 14-9110
  • Determination of incapacity; effect
  • 14-9111
  • Exemption of third person from liability
  • 14-9113
  • Declination, resignation, incapacity, death or removal of custodial trustee; designation of successor custodial trustee
  • 14-9114
  • Expenses, compensation and bond of custodial trustee
  • 14-9115
  • Reporting and accounting by custodial trustee; determination of liability of custodial trustee
  • 14-9116
  • Limitations of action against custodial trustee
  • 14-9117
  • Distribution on termination
  • 14-9118
  • Methods and forms for creating custodial trusts
Chapter 10
UNIFORM DISCLAIMER OF PROPERTY INTERESTS ACT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-10004
  • Chapter supplemented by other law
  • 14-10005
  • Power to disclaim; general requirements; when irrevocable
  • 14-10006
  • Disclaimer of interest in property; definitions
  • 14-10007
  • Disclaimer of rights of survivorship in jointly held property
  • 14-10008
  • Disclaimer of interest by trustee
  • 14-10009
  • Disclaimer of power of appointment or other power not held in fiduciary capacity
  • 14-10010
  • Disclaimer by appointee, object or taker in default of exercise of power of appointment
  • 14-10011
  • Disclaimer of power held in fiduciary capacity
  • 14-10013
  • When disclaimer barred or limited
  • 14-10016
  • Application to existing relationships
  • 14-10017
  • Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act
  • 14-10018
  • Uniformity of application and construction
Chapter 11
ARIZONA TRUST CODE
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-10106
  • Common law of trusts; principles of equity
  • 14-10108
  • Principal place of administration
  • 14-10110
  • Others treated as qualified beneficiaries
  • 14-10111
  • Nonjudicial settlement agreements; definition
  • 14-10201
  • Role of court in administration of trust
  • 14-10202
  • Jurisdiction over trustee and beneficiary
  • 14-10403
  • Trusts created in other jurisdictions
  • 14-10405
  • Charitable purposes; enforcement
  • 14-10406
  • Creation of trust induced by fraud, duress or undue influence
  • 14-10409
  • Noncharitable trust without ascertainable beneficiary
  • 14-10410
  • Modification or termination of trust; proceedings for approval or disapproval
  • 14-10411
  • Modification or termination of noncharitable irrevocable trust by consent
  • 14-10412
  • Modification or termination because of unanticipated circumstances or inability to administer trust effectively
  • 14-10414
  • Modification or termination of uneconomic trust
  • 14-10415
  • Reformation to correct mistakes
  • 14-10416
  • Modification to achieve settlor's tax objectives
  • 14-10417
  • Combination and division of trusts
  • 14-10501
  • Rights of beneficiary's creditor or assignee; exception
  • 14-10503
  • Exceptions to spendthrift provision; definition
  • 14-10504
  • Discretionary trusts; effect of standard; definition
  • 14-10505
  • Creditor's claim against settlor
  • 14-10506
  • Overdue distribution; definition
  • 14-10507
  • Personal obligations of trustee
  • 14-10602
  • Revocation or amendment of revocable trust
  • 14-10603
  • Settlor's powers; powers of withdrawal
  • 14-10604
  • Limitation on actions contesting validity or revocable trust; distribution of trust property
  • 14-10701
  • Accepting or declining trusteeship
  • 14-10704
  • Vacancy in trusteeship; appointment of successor
  • 14-10707
  • Delivery of property by former trustee
  • 14-10809
  • Control and protection of trust property
  • 14-10810
  • Record keeping and identification of trust property
  • 14-10811
  • Enforcement and defense of claims
  • 14-10814
  • Discretionary powers; tax savings
  • 14-10817
  • Distribution on termination; release of trustee
  • 14-10819
  • Trustee's special power to appoint to other trust
  • 14-10820
  • Fiduciaries; service as trustee; limitation
  • 14-10902
  • Standard of care; portfolio strategy; risk and return objectives
  • 14-10904
  • Duties at inception of trusteeship
  • 14-10906
  • Prudent investor rule; language to invoke standard
  • 14-10907
  • Delegation of investment and management functions; duties; limitations
  • 14-10908
  • Life insurance on settlor; liability of trustee
  • 14-11005
  • Limitation of action against trustee
  • 14-11007
  • Event affecting administration or distribution
  • 14-11009
  • Beneficiary's consent, release or ratification
  • 14-11010
  • Limitation on personal liability of trustee
  • 14-11012
  • Protection of person dealing with trustee
  • 14-11014
  • Total return trusts; definitions
  • 14-11015
  • Express total return unitrusts; definition
  • 14-11101
  • Electronic records and signatures
  • 14-12103
  • International applications of act
  • 14-12106
  • Taking testimony in another state
  • 14-12201
  • Definitions; significant connection factors
  • 14-12205
  • Exclusive and continuing jurisdiction
  • 14-12207
  • Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct
  • 14-12209
  • Proceedings in more than one state
  • 14-12301
  • Transfer of guardianship or conservatorship to another state
  • 14-12302
  • Accepting guardianship or conservatorship transferred from another state
  • 14-12401
  • Registration of guardianship orders
  • 14-12402
  • Registration of protective orders
  • 14-12501
  • Uniformity of application and construction
  • 14-12502
  • Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act
  • 14-13104
  • User direction for disclosure of digital assets
  • 14-13106
  • Procedure for disclosing digital assets
  • 14-13107
  • Disclosure of content of electronic communications of deceased user
  • 14-13108
  • Disclosure of other digital assets of deceased user
  • 14-13109
  • Disclosure of content of electronic communications of principal
  • 14-13110
  • Disclosure of other digital assets of principal
  • 14-13111
  • Disclosure of digital assets held in trust when trustee is original user
  • 14-13112
  • Disclosure of contents of electronic communications held in trust when trustee is not original user
  • 14-13113
  • Disclosure of other digital assets held in trust when trustee is not original user
  • 14-13114
  • Disclosure of digital assets to conservator of protected person
  • 14-13116
  • Custodian compliance and immunity
  • 14-13117
  • Uniformity of application and construction
  • 14-13118
  • Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act
Article 2Judicial Proceedings
  • 14-10201
  • Role of court in administration of trust
  • 14-10202
  • Jurisdiction over trustee and beneficiary
Article 3Representation
Article 4Creation, Validity, Modification and Termination of Trust
  • 14-10403
  • Trusts created in other jurisdictions
  • 14-10405
  • Charitable purposes; enforcement
  • 14-10406
  • Creation of trust induced by fraud, duress or undue influence
  • 14-10409
  • Noncharitable trust without ascertainable beneficiary
  • 14-10410
  • Modification or termination of trust; proceedings for approval or disapproval
  • 14-10411
  • Modification or termination of noncharitable irrevocable trust by consent
  • 14-10412
  • Modification or termination because of unanticipated circumstances or inability to administer trust effectively
  • 14-10414
  • Modification or termination of uneconomic trust
  • 14-10415
  • Reformation to correct mistakes
  • 14-10416
  • Modification to achieve settlor's tax objectives
  • 14-10417
  • Combination and division of trusts
Article 5Creditor's Claims; Spendthrift and Discretionary Trusts
  • 14-10501
  • Rights of beneficiary's creditor or assignee; exception
  • 14-10503
  • Exceptions to spendthrift provision; definition
  • 14-10504
  • Discretionary trusts; effect of standard; definition
  • 14-10505
  • Creditor's claim against settlor
  • 14-10506
  • Overdue distribution; definition
  • 14-10507
  • Personal obligations of trustee
Article 6Revocable Trusts
  • 14-10602
  • Revocation or amendment of revocable trust
  • 14-10603
  • Settlor's powers; powers of withdrawal
  • 14-10604
  • Limitation on actions contesting validity or revocable trust; distribution of trust property
Article 7Office of Trustee
  • 14-10701
  • Accepting or declining trusteeship
  • 14-10704
  • Vacancy in trusteeship; appointment of successor
  • 14-10707
  • Delivery of property by former trustee
Article 8Duties and Powers of Trustee and Trust Protector
  • 14-10809
  • Control and protection of trust property
  • 14-10810
  • Record keeping and identification of trust property
  • 14-10811
  • Enforcement and defense of claims
  • 14-10814
  • Discretionary powers; tax savings
  • 14-10817
  • Distribution on termination; release of trustee
  • 14-10819
  • Trustee's special power to appoint to other trust
  • 14-10820
  • Fiduciaries; service as trustee; limitation
Article 9Prudent Investor Rule
  • 14-10902
  • Standard of care; portfolio strategy; risk and return objectives
  • 14-10904
  • Duties at inception of trusteeship
  • 14-10906
  • Prudent investor rule; language to invoke standard
  • 14-10907
  • Delegation of investment and management functions; duties; limitations
  • 14-10908
  • Life insurance on settlor; liability of trustee
Article 10Liability of Trustees and Rights of Persons Dealing with Trustees
  • 14-11005
  • Limitation of action against trustee
  • 14-11007
  • Event affecting administration or distribution
  • 14-11009
  • Beneficiary's consent, release or ratification
  • 14-11010
  • Limitation on personal liability of trustee
  • 14-11012
  • Protection of person dealing with trustee
  • 14-11014
  • Total return trusts; definitions
  • 14-11015
  • Express total return unitrusts; definition
Article 11Miscellaneous Provisions
  • 14-11101
  • Electronic records and signatures
Chapter 12
UNIFORM ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS JURISDICTION ACT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-12103
  • International applications of act
  • 14-12106
  • Taking testimony in another state
Article 2Jurisdiction
  • 14-12201
  • Definitions; significant connection factors
  • 14-12205
  • Exclusive and continuing jurisdiction
  • 14-12207
  • Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct
  • 14-12209
  • Proceedings in more than one state
Article 3Transfer of Guardianship or Conservatorship
  • 14-12301
  • Transfer of guardianship or conservatorship to another state
  • 14-12302
  • Accepting guardianship or conservatorship transferred from another state
Article 4Registration and Recognition of Orders from Other State
  • 14-12401
  • Registration of guardianship orders
  • 14-12402
  • Registration of protective orders
Article 5Miscellaneous Provisions
  • 14-12501
  • Uniformity of application and construction
  • 14-12502
  • Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act
Chapter 13
REVISED UNIFORM FIDUCIARY ACCESS TO DIGITAL ASSETS ACT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 14-13104
  • User direction for disclosure of digital assets
  • 14-13106
  • Procedure for disclosing digital assets
  • 14-13107
  • Disclosure of content of electronic communications of deceased user
  • 14-13108
  • Disclosure of other digital assets of deceased user
  • 14-13109
  • Disclosure of content of electronic communications of principal
  • 14-13110
  • Disclosure of other digital assets of principal
  • 14-13111
  • Disclosure of digital assets held in trust when trustee is original user
  • 14-13112
  • Disclosure of contents of electronic communications held in trust when trustee is not original user
  • 14-13113
  • Disclosure of other digital assets held in trust when trustee is not original user
  • 14-13114
  • Disclosure of digital assets to conservator of protected person
  • 14-13116
  • Custodian compliance and immunity
  • 14-13117
  • Uniformity of application and construction
  • 14-13118
  • Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act