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  • PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS
  • TITLE II DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION, WILLS, ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS AND ABSENTEES, GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND TRUSTS
  • CHAPTER 190B MASSACHUSETTS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
  • ARTICLE III PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION
  • Section 3-311 Informal appointment unavailable in certain cases

Section 3-311. [Informal Appointment Unavailable in Certain Cases.]

If a petition for informal appointment indicates the existence of a possible unrevoked testamentary instrument which may relate to property subject to the laws of the commonwealth, and which is not filed for probate in this court, the magistrate shall decline the petition.