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Register of Wills Office

Hon. Harold K. Brode, - Registrar

555 Bay Rd Dover, DE 19901 Rm. 113

(302) 744-2330 / Fax: (302) 735 - 3475

Email:  registrar@co.kent.de.us

 

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri.

 *for appointments please contact staff at number above.

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REGISTER OF WILLS FORMS

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Opening

 

List of Documents for Opening - This is a list of Opening Documents to choose from when petitioning for Letters.  10.14.13

 

Register of Wills Worksheet -  Revised 10.14.13

 

Affidavit Will Search - Affidavit confirming Search of decedent's affects to locate Will.

 

Form No. 1  Petition to Act as Personal Representative - Form for an individual to become the personal representative for an estate.  10.14.13

 

Form No. KC 23  Renunciation -  Must be notarized.  10.14.13

 

Power of Attorney - Power of Attorney from for out of state personal representatives.  updated 10.14.13

 

Inventory

 

Form No. KC 600RW Inventory Instructions - Explanation of each schedule on the inventory form. 10.14.13

 

Form No. KC 600RW Inventory - An inventory of the assets fo the decedent, to be filed with the Register of Wills office by the Personal Representative. This is due 3 months from opening the estate.  There is a charge for overdue documents and returned documents.  Updated 10.14.13

 

Accounting

 

List of Documents for Closing - This is a list of Closing Documents to choose from when filing an Accounting to close an Estate.  10.14.13

 

Form No. 30  Accounting Form - Please note that is a charge for overdue documents. Revised 10.14.13

 

Form No. 5  List Of Beneficiaries - List of beneficiaries form.

 

Form No. KC 2  Beneficiary Waiver - Waiver from each beneficiary relinquishing their right to receive notices.

 

Form No. KC  Waiver Incapacity - Waiver  from parent /guardian of beneficiary relinquishing right to receive notices.

 

Commission Letter for P.R. - This letter is to be filed as confirmation of intent to claim commission received by the Personal Representative of an estate.

 

Other Documents and Forms

 

Jointly Held Affidavit - Affidavit to the Register of Wills of Jointly Held Property. Should be filed by the personal representative or joint tenant only.

 

No Estate Tax Affidavit - For information about estate taxes, contact the Delaware Division of Revenue at 302-577-817.  A death certificate must be attached unless it has been previously filed with the Register of Wills Office.

 

Combined Affidavit Form - Affidavit to the Register of Wills that no Delaware Estate Tax Return is required AND Affidavity of Jointly Held Property.  new 10.14.13

 

Small Estate Affidavit Mail In Request Form - Available only for clients unable to visit the Register of Wills office.  Should be mailed in only by the named executor in the valid will OR if there is no will, the closest next of kin to the decedent according to Delaware law.  

 

Form No. 4  Statement of Claim - Statement of Claim form.  Documents that are returned will be charged after second attempt at filing. Revised 4/17/13.

 

Estate Search - Our Estate search form.

 

Register of Wills Brochure - Our brochure.

 

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