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860.09

860.09 Contract of decedent to sell or lease land.

860.09(1)

(1) Generally. If any person legally bound to make a conveyance or lease dies before making the same and the personal representative fails or refuses to perform in accordance with the decedent's contract, any person claiming to be entitled to the conveyance or lease may petition the court for specific performance of the contract. Upon satisfactory proof the court may order the personal representative to make a conveyance or lease or may by its own order make a conveyance or lease to the person entitled thereto upon the performance of the contract.

860.09(2)

(2) Warranties. If the contract for a conveyance required the decedent to give warranties, any instrument given by the personal representative or order by the court shall contain the warranties required. The warranties are binding on the estate as though made by the decedent during the decedent's lifetime but do not bind the personal representative personally.

860.09 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 449; 1993 a. 486.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 860 > 860.09

860.09

860.09 Contract of decedent to sell or lease land.

860.09(1)

(1) Generally. If any person legally bound to make a conveyance or lease dies before making the same and the personal representative fails or refuses to perform in accordance with the decedent's contract, any person claiming to be entitled to the conveyance or lease may petition the court for specific performance of the contract. Upon satisfactory proof the court may order the personal representative to make a conveyance or lease or may by its own order make a conveyance or lease to the person entitled thereto upon the performance of the contract.

860.09(2)

(2) Warranties. If the contract for a conveyance required the decedent to give warranties, any instrument given by the personal representative or order by the court shall contain the warranties required. The warranties are binding on the estate as though made by the decedent during the decedent's lifetime but do not bind the personal representative personally.

860.09 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 449; 1993 a. 486.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 860 > 860.09

860.09

860.09 Contract of decedent to sell or lease land.

860.09(1)

(1) Generally. If any person legally bound to make a conveyance or lease dies before making the same and the personal representative fails or refuses to perform in accordance with the decedent's contract, any person claiming to be entitled to the conveyance or lease may petition the court for specific performance of the contract. Upon satisfactory proof the court may order the personal representative to make a conveyance or lease or may by its own order make a conveyance or lease to the person entitled thereto upon the performance of the contract.

860.09(2)

(2) Warranties. If the contract for a conveyance required the decedent to give warranties, any instrument given by the personal representative or order by the court shall contain the warranties required. The warranties are binding on the estate as though made by the decedent during the decedent's lifetime but do not bind the personal representative personally.

860.09 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 449; 1993 a. 486.

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