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The following persons are not qualified to act as personal representatives: corporations, minors, persons of unsound mind, or persons who have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

When any person to whom letters of administration have been issued becomes disqualified to act because of becoming of unsound mind or being convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, the Court shall revoke his or her letters. A nonresident may be appointed to act as personal representative if the nonresident appoints an agent who is a resident of the Reservation or who is an attorney of record of the estate, upon whom service of all papers may be made; such appointment to be made in writing and filed by the Clerk with other papers of such estate. No person shall be disqualified from serving as a personal representative by virtue of the fact that he may be beneficiary of the estate, but such person shall always be mindful of the fact that he serves the estate in a fiduciary capacity and must put the interests of the estate ahead of his personal interest. [Res. 06-R-53 § 8.0(B)(35.07.030), 5/3/2006.]