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Small Estate

A Small Estate Administration occurs when the

decedent's estate less liens and encumbrances

does not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars, and

the decedent owned no share in real property. 


  • This cannot take place until thirty (30) days after death.

  • The death certificate and a copy of the funeral bill must be furnished to the Court.

Filing Fees for Small Estates are based o the Value of the Assets:

Less than or equal to $100.00  is $17.50

$101.00-$4,999.99 is $30.00

$5,000.00 - $19,9999.99 is $50.00

$20,000.00-$25,000.00 is $72.50 

Click to download the Small Estate Affidavit:
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