Special Administration

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When it appears to the Court that a person has died, the Court may appoint a Special Administrator, if it appears that:

1. There is no estate to be administered and an act needs to be performed on behalf of the decedent which affects or is important to the petitioner or any other person.

2. The final judgment in an estate has been entered and an act remains unperformed, or unadministered assets are located.

3. The estate can be filed under Summary Assignment or Summary Settlement.

4. It is necessary to preserve an estate before a Personal Representative can be appointed.

5. Circumstances exist under Wisconsin State Statute 867.05(5) and (6).

6. A cause of action exists for or against the decedent or decedent’s estate prior to letter being issued to a Personal Representative.

7. Other circumstances at the discretion of the Court