2001 WISCONSIN ACT 94
An Act to repeal 865.08 (1) (a) 1., 2. and 3.; and to renumber and amend 865.08 (1) (intro.) and 865.08 (1) (a) (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: who may be appointed personal representative in informal administration.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
94, s. s. 1
865.08 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 865.08 (1) (ac) and amended to read:
865.08 (1) (ac) Upon receipt of an application and making the determinations required by s. 865.07, the probate registrar may enter a statement of informal administration, admit a will to informal probate, and may appoint the personal representative nominated by the will or requested by the interested parties, subject to qualification and acceptance.
94, s. s. 2
865.08 (1) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 865.08 (1) (am) (intro.) and amended to read:
865.08 (1) (am) (intro.) Where If no personal representative is named or where if the named personal representative fails to qualify, the personal representative shall be either a any of the following:
1. A bank or trust company that is entitled to exercise fiduciary powers in this state which and that has the consent of all interested persons, other than creditors of the deceased, or a.
2. A natural person who has the consent of all interested parties, other than creditors of the deceased, and is: who is not disqualified under s. 856.23.
94, s. s. 3
865.08 (1) (a) 1., 2. and 3. of the statutes are repealed.
(1) This act first applies to informal administrations commenced as a result of deaths occurring on the effective date of this subsection.