Wills and Estate Processing
Forms are available to the public for use during the estate processing. Each form is made available in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat formats.
- Click on any of the desired links below to download a zipped folder of the files.
- Select 'Save' and specify the file location to save the forms.
- Unzip the zip file after the download to access contents.
**DOWNLOAD All Forms**
Case Information Sheet - Required form to file any documents through FILE AND SERVEXPRESS. DOWNLOAD
Final Account - Final financial report of the assets and expenses associated with the estate. DOWNLOAD
Final Account Affidavit - Affidavit swearing to the accuracy of the final account. DOWNLOAD
Inventory Forms & Instructions - Used to provide an inventory of the assets of the decedent. This should be filed with the Register of Wills by the personal representative. This should include real estate, stocks and bonds, mortgages owed to the decedent, notes and cash, jointly owned assets and miscellaneous property. This is to be filed within three months of opeining the estate. DOWNLOAD
List of Beneficiaries - List of beneficiaries which includes their full name, relationship, address and if a minor, so state. DOWNLOAD
No Delaware Estate Tax Return is Required - Used by attorneys, CPA's and Accountants when preparing documents to be filed with the Register of Wills when closing an estate or jointly owned property for decedents dying on or after July 1, 2009. DOWNLOAD
Jointly Held Affidavit - Affidavit to the Register of Wills of jointly held real property. DOWNLOAD
Notice of Accounting - Informs beneficiaries that an account of the estate has been filed. DOWNLOAD
Oath or Affirmation of Personal Representative in Lieu of Filing Inventory and Rendering Final Account - Used by attorneys to be filed with Register of Wills to close an estate where there are no assets. This form is commonly reffered to as a "No Asset Affidavit" and is generally used where an estate was opened solely for litigation purposes and there were no assets and no monetary award to the estate was received from litigation. DOWNLOAD
Petition - Used for an individual to become the personal representative of an estate. DOWNLOAD
Power of Attorney - Gives Register of Wills authority to accept service for the estate. DOWNLOAD
Public Statement of Claim - Creditor's and public may use to file a claim against the estate. DOWNLOAD
Renunciation - Used to renounce your right to serve as personal representative of an estate. DOWNLOAD
Request for Small Estate Affidavit Via Mail - Used by attorneys, undertakers and general public to request a Small Estate Affidavit by mail. DOWNLOAD
Waiver of Notice - Beneficiaries sign to acknowledge acceptance of the account. DOWNLOAD
Waiver of Notice-Incapacity - Waiver notice to be filed when a beneficiary is under 18 or incapacitated. DOWNLOAD