Kansas Supreme Court: “Any Person” Means What It Says In Double Penalty Probate Statute For Conversion Of Decedent’s Property (February 4, 2021)

Probate Stars has published an article,”‘Any Person’ Means What It Says In Double Penalty Probate Statute For Conversion Of Decedent’s Property,” which discusses “In re Estate of Taylor.” The article begins as follows:

In the January 22, 2021 opinion of “In re Estate of Taylor,” the Kansas Supreme Court interpreted the plain language of the Kansas Probate Code’s conversion statute to determine that the double penalty provision for conversion of a decedent’s assets applies to any person who converts assets, not just the appointed executor or administrator.

To see the full article, click: “‘Any Person’ Means What It Says In Double Penalty Probate Statute For Conversion Of Decedent’s Property.”


To download the full opinion, click “‘Any Person’ Means What It Says In Double Penalty Probate Statute For Conversion Of Decedent’s Property.”

Posted by Bella Hoang, Managing Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.

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