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2012 Statute

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59-2250.Proceedings to determine descent. Whenever any person has been dead for more than six months and has left property or any interest in property, any person interested in the estate or claiming an interest in such property may petition the district court of the county of the decedent's residence, or of any county where property or any interest in property of the decedent is situated, to determine its descent under the laws of intestate succession or under the terms of a valid settlement agreement if:

(a) No will has been filed under K.S.A. 59-618a and amendments thereto within six months after death;

(b) no petition has been filed for the probate of a will in this state; and

(c) no petition for administration has been filed in this state or administration has been had without a determination of the descent of the property.

History: L. 1939, ch. 180, § 226; L. 1941, ch. 284, § 11; L. 1972, ch. 215, § 18; L. 1976, ch. 242, § 40; L. 1985, ch. 191, § 40; L. 1987, ch. 211, § 2; July 1.

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