state of minnesota

county of cass

in district court

ninth judicial district

Court File No: 11-PR-18-23

NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING                                                     

      ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE                                                                      OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF                                                                                         PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND                                                                                      NOTICE TO CREDITORS

In Re: Estate of JoAnne Ellen Biggin                          


It is Ordered and Notice is given that on February 7, 2018 at 10:15 a.m. a hearing will be held in this Court at the Cass County Courthouse, 300 Minnesota Avenue, Walker, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated September 6, 2007, and for the appointment of Douglas Mark Biggin, who address is 404 Kay Ave. SE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601, as personal representative of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration.

Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the estate.

Notice is also given that, subject to Minn. Stat. 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate and required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.


Dated: January 5, 2018

David Harrington  

Judge of District Court

Dated: January 5, 2018    

Joan A. Knobloch                                                                 Deputy Court Administrator



The Pilot-Independent

 January 10, 17 2018