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Ohio Small Estate Affidavit Form | Application for Summary Release From Administration

The Ohio small estate affidavit, or the ‘Application for Summary Release From Administration,’ is used to ask the probate court to be relieved of the formal probate process in Ohio. There are certain requirements that must be met before this form of estate administration can be used. The main qualification is that the assets of the person who died do not exceed $100,000 if the applicant is the spouse and $35,000 for other successors in interest. In addition to filling out the application to relieve estate from administrations, the applicant will need to attach a form with the assets and liabilities of decedent as well as a form with the names and addresses of heirs.

Maximum – $100,000 for spouses, $35,000 for non-spouses

LawsR.C. 2113.03

How to Write

Step 1 – Enter the name of the person who died.

Step 2 – Enter the date of death.

Step 3 – Enter the address of decedent’s address at the time of death.

Step 4  – Check the appropriate description of status of will if any.

Step 5 – Sign and date.

Step 6 – Fill in the notice form, the assets and liabilities form (Form 5.1) and the heirs form. (form 1.0)

Step 7 – File with the local probate court.


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