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Small Estate Information

Small Estate Guidelines:

  • Must be 45 days from the date of death
  • Original or copy of Death Certificate to prove date of death
  • Assets CANNOT exceed $100,000
  • Has to be notarized - this can be done in office by a Deputy Clerk for an additional $5.00
  • $28.00 in cash (no check or debit/credit cards accepted) - this will include (1) one certified copy
  • Any additional copies are a $5.00 charge
  • If you have to amend your small estate, there is a $10.00 fee

Click here to download the Affidavit of Collection of Small Estate by Distributees document.