STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF OTTER TAIL

DISTRICT COURT

SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

PROBATE DIVISION

Court File No.: 56-PR-22-1157

FILED in District Court

State of Minnesota

May 23, 2022

In Re: Estate of Merton D. Swenson, Decedent.   

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

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on the 29 day of June, 2022 at 1:15 p.m., a no-appearance hearing will be held in this Court at the Otter Tail County Courthouse, 121 W Junius Ave, Fergus Fall, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s Will dated August 1, 2006, and for the appointment of Michael Swenson, whose address is 402 Doc Hanson St, New York Mills, Minnesota 56567 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 Decedent’s 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 Decedent’s estate.

Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s estate are 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. 

BY THE COURT

Dated: May 23, 2002

Doug Clark, 

Judge of District Court

Gina Devilbiss-Hendry, 

Deputy Court Administrator

Attorney for Petitioner:

SERKLAND LAW FIRM

Timothy G. Richard

MN# 028371X

10 Roberts Street

P.O. Box 6017

Fargo, ND 58108-6017

Telephone:​ 701-232-8957

Facsimile:​ 701-237-4049

e-mail:​​trichard@serklandlaw.com