Probates – NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF HENNEPIN

FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

Court File No. 27-PA-PR-17-1016

Estate of

Susan B. Smith aka:

Susan Barenholtz Smith,

Decedent

Notice is given that an application for informal probate of the Decedents Will, dated September 22, 2011, and (Will), has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted.

Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Cortland W. Smith, whose address is PO Box 271, Spring Park, MN 55384, as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate, including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate.

Any objections to the probate of the Will or appointment of the Personal Representative must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.

Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.

A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 501B.41, subdivision 5.

Dated: August 23, 2017

Julie Peterson

Registrar

Kate Fogarty

Court Administrator

Attorney for Personal Representative

Stephen Litman

Stinson Leonard Street LLP

150 South Fifth Street, Suite 2300

Minneapolis, MN, 55402

Attorney License No: 63903

Telephone: 612-335-1552

FAX: 612-335-1657

Email:

[email protected]

Published in

The Laker

September 2, 9, 2017

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