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Title 11 RCW


General provisions.
Descent and distribution.
Uniform simultaneous death act.
Nonprobate assets on dissolution or invalidation of marriage.
Abatement of assets.
Testamentary disposition of nonprobate assets act.
Liability of beneficiary of nonprobate asset.
Custody, proof, and probate of wills.
Will contests.
Letters testamentary and of administration.
Special administrators.
Qualifications of personal representatives.
Claims against estate.
Settlement of creditor claims for estates passing without probate.
Inventory and appraisement.
Personal representativesGeneral provisionsActions by and against.
Family support and postdeath creditor's claim exemptions.
Sales, exchanges, leases, mortgages, and borrowing.
Performance of decedent's contracts.
Small estatesDisposition of property.
Partnership property.
Social security benefits.
Settlement of estates without administration.
Distribution before settlement.
Settlement of estates.
Estates of absentees.
Inheritance rights of slayers or abusers.
Disclaimer of interests.
GuardianshipAppointment, qualification, removal of guardians.
Uniform adult guardianship and protective proceedings jurisdiction act.
GuardianshipPowers and duties of guardian or limited guardian.
Power of attorney.
Powers of appointment.
Trust and estate dispute resolution.
Effect of trust instrument.
Trusts—Trustee's delegation of duties—Investments—Statutory trust advisors.
Investment of trust funds.
Common trust funds.
Revocable trusts.
Washington principal and income act of 2002.
Trustees' accounting act.
Miscellaneous provisions for distributions made by a governing instrument.
Charitable trusts.
Uniform transfers to minors act.
Rules of court:
compensation, reports: SPR 98.12W.
guardians, receivers, personal representatives compromise and settlement: SPR 98.08W.
receivers, reports by: SPR 98.10W.
Cemetery plots, inheritance: Chapter 68.32 RCW.
Community property agreements: Chapter 26.16 RCW.
Coroner's duty as to property of deceased: RCW 36.24.130, 36.24.180.
Court commissioners, powers in probate matters: RCW 2.24.040.
Donation of human remains for medical purposes: Chapter 68.64 RCW.
Evidence, transaction with person since deceased: RCW 5.60.030.
Fees, collection by superior court clerk: RCW 27.24.070, 36.18.020.
Joint tenancy: Chapter 64.28 RCW.
Jurisdiction: RCW 2.08.010, 2.08.190; State Constitution Art. 4 §§ 4 and 6 (Amendment 28).
Life insurance payable to trustee named as beneficiary in policy or will: RCW 48.18.450, 48.18.452.
Partition of real property: Chapter 7.52 RCW.
Production of pretended heir: Chapter 9A.60 RCW.
Replacement of lost or destroyed probate records: RCW 5.48.060.
Stock certificatesJoint tenancyTransfer pursuant to direction of survivor: RCW 23B.07.240.
Veterans' estates, appointment of director of veterans' affairs to act as fiduciary: RCW 73.04.130.
payment on death of employee: RCW 49.48.120.
preference on death of employer: RCW 49.56.020.
Written finding of presumed death, missing in action, etc.: RCW 5.40.020 through 5.40.040.