Maine Revised Statutes

§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, family allowance, 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 3-1204. [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY
1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).

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