Register of Will Forms

Affidavit to the Register of Wills of Jointly Held Real Property

To clear real property held jointly with any individual by right of survivorship.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Claim Form

Used by creditors to file claims against estates.

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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.

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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.

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Petition for Authority to Act as Personal Representative

Used to open estates.

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Renunciation Form

Used to renounce your right to serve as personal representative of an estate.

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Small Estate Affidavit

Information on Small Estate Affidavits can be obtained by contacting the Register of Wills office.

Probate Pack

Click here to download entire probate pack.