Register of Wills Forms

FORM DESCRIPTION
Affidavit in Lieu of Receipts Affidavit used only by Attorneys in place of sending all proof of payment to Register of Wills with Account.
Affidavit to the Register of Wills of Jointly Held Real Property To clear real property held jointly with any individual by right of survivorship.
Affidavit to the Register of Wills That No Delaware Inheritance Tax Return is Required (Form NDITDA97) For deaths occurring January 1989 - December 1997. Used by husband and wife to clear title of property.
Affidavit to the Register of Wills That No Delaware Inheritance Tax Return is Required (Form NDITDA98) For deaths occurring in 1998 only. Used by husband and wife to clear title of property.
Affidavit to the Register of Wills That No Delaware Estate Tax Return is Required (Form NDETRR99)

For deaths occurring in January 1999 - December 2004. Used to clear husband and wife real estate and jointly owned real estate by right of survivorship. Also, this Affidavit will serve as your tax clearance on all probated estate where filing of the Federal Estate is NOT needed.

NOTE: If real property is held by right of survivorship, a Jointly Owned Affidavit must accompany this form.

Affidavit to the Register of Wills That No Delaware Estate Tax Return is Required and Affidavit of Jointly Held Real Property (Form NDETRR) Combined jointly held property/NDETRR affidavit
Claim Form Used by creditors to file claims against estates.
Estate Search Request Form Used to conduct an estate search on your behalf.
Form 650

To be used when assets were previously reported, but a reason subsequently arose which required the Estate to be opened - but no assets coming in thereafter.

Examples:

  • Inheritance Tax Return filed then Litigation; no recovery.
  • Estate opened and closed. Successor needs short certificate to satisfy mortgage or make final distribution.
  • Administration necessary in order to establish Ancillary Administration in another State; No Delaware assets.
Form 651

To be used when there were no assets belonging to the decedent, and none were located (or came in) thereafter.

Example: Minor killed in auto accident; Litigation, no recovery.

Information Sheet Case information sheet.
Petition for Authority to Act as Personal Representative Used to open estates.
Renunciation Form Used to renounce your right to serve as personal representative of an estate.
Small Estate Affidavit Information on Small Estate Affidavits can be obtained by contacting the Register of Wills office.
Trust Inquiry Form To be completed and filed with accompanying opening documents on probated estates where the decedent had a Last Will and Testament in place.

 

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