Maine Revised Statutes

§3-713. Sale, encumbrance or transaction involving conflict of interest; voidable; exceptions

Any sale or encumbrance to the personal representative, his spouse, agent or attorney, or any corporation or trust in which he has a substantial beneficial interest, or any transaction which is affected by a substantial conflict of interest on the part of the personal representative, is voidable by any person interested in the estate except one who has consented after fair disclosure, unless [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]

(1).    The will or a contract entered into by the decedent expressly authorized the transaction; or
[ 1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW) .]
(2).    The transaction is approved by the court after notice to interested persons.
[ 1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW) .]
1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).