SECTION 3-318. UNIVERSAL SUCCESSION; UNIVERSAL SUCCESSORS’ SUBMISSION TO JURISDICTION; WHEN HEIRS OR DEVISEES MAY NOT SEEK ADMINISTRATION Uniform Probate Code
(a) Upon issuance of the statement of universal succession, the universal successors become subject to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of this state in any proceeding that may be instituted relating to the estate or to any liability assumed by them.
(b) Any heir or devisee who voluntarily joins in an application under Section 3-313 may not subsequently seek appointment of a personal representative.
This section imposes jurisdiction over the universal successors and bars them from seeking appointment as personal representative.