Informal Probate Forms-Decedent Died With A Will (Testate)

Form/Document NameRequired or May Need
Petition for Informal Probate of Will/Appointment of PR (MPC 150) pdf format of Petition Informal Probate (MPC 150)
file size 1MBRequired
Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162) pdf format of Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162)
file size 1MBRequired
Devisees (MPC 163) pdf format of Devisees (MPC 163)
file size 1MBRequired
Original WillRequired
Certified Copy of Death CertificateRequired
Notice of Informal Probate & Return of Service (MPC 550) pdf format of Notice Informal Probate & Return of Service (MPC 550)
Required
Order of Informal Probate of Will and/or Appointment of PR (MPC 750) pdf format of Order for Informal Probate/Appt of PR (MPC 750)
Required
Bond (MPC 801) pdf format of Bond (MPC 801)
file size 1MBRequired
(only if seeking the appointment of a PR)
Military Affidavit (MPC 470) pdf format of Military Affidavit (MPC 470)
Required
(unless the petition is assented to by all interested persons)
Authenticated Copy of Will and AppointmentRequired
(For ancillary probate proceedings only)
Assent and Waiver of Notice/Renunciation/Nomination/Waiver of Sureties (MPC 455) pdf format of Assent Combo Form (MPC 455)
file size 1MB;   Instructions (MPC 941) pdf format of Instructions for Completing MPC 455 (MPC 941)
May Need
Affidavit - as to cause of death (MPC 475) pdf format of Cause of Death Affidavit (MPC 475)
, domicile (MPC 485) pdf format of Affidavit of Domicile (MPC 485)
or no conflict of a Conservator who is also an heir or deviseeMay Need
Proof of Guardianship/ConservatorshipMay Need

Informal Probate Forms-Decedent Died Without A Will (Intestate)

Form/Document NameRequired or May Need
Petition for Informal Probate of Will/Appointment of PR (MPC 150) pdf format of Petition Informal Probate (MPC 150)
file size 1MBRequired
Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162) pdf format of Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162)
file size 1MBRequired
Certified Copy of Death CertificateRequired
Notice of Informal Probate & Return of Service (MPC 550) pdf format of Notice Informal Probate & Return of Service (MPC 550)
Required
Order of Informal Probate of Will and/or Appointment of PR (MPC 750) pdf format of Order for Informal Probate/Appt of PR (MPC 750)
Required
Bond (MPC 801) pdf format of Bond (MPC 801)
file size 1MBRequired
Military Affidavit (MPC 470) pdf format of Military Affidavit (MPC 470)
Required
(unless the petition is assented to by all interested persons)
Assent and Waiver of Notice/Renunciation/Nomination/Waiver of Sureties (MPC 455) pdf format of Assent Combo Form (MPC 455)
file size 1MB ; Instructions (MPC 941) pdf format of Instructions for Completing MPC 455 (MPC 941)
May Need
Affidavit - as to cause of death (MPC 475) pdf format of Cause of Death Affidavit (MPC 475)
, domicile (MPC 485) pdf format of Affidavit of Domicile (MPC 485)
, or no conflict of a Conservator who is also an heirMay Need
Proof of Guardianship/ConservatorshipMay Need

Formal Probate Forms-Decedent Died With A Will (Testate)

Form/Document NameRequired or May Need
Petition for Formal Probate of Will/Adjudication of Intestacy/Appointment of PR (MPC 160) pdf format of Petition Formal Probate (MPC 160)
file size 1MBRequired
Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162) pdf format of Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162)
file size 1MBRequired
Devisees (MPC 163) pdf format of Devisees (MPC 163)
file size 1MBRequired
Original Will, if available or if not, a statement of will contentsRequired
Certified Copy of Death Certificate, if available or affidavitRequired
Citation-Return of Service (MPC 560)Required
Decree and Order on Petition for Formal Adjudication (MPC 755) pdf format of Decree and Order on Formal Petition (MPC 755)
Required
Bond (MPC 801) pdf format of Bond (MPC 801)
file size 1MBRequired
(only is seeking the appointment of a PR)
Military Affidavit (MPC 470) pdf format of Military Affidavit (MPC 470)
Required
(unless the petition is assented to by all interested persons)
Authenticated Copy of Will and AppointmentRequired
(for ancillary probate proceedings only)
Assent and Waiver of Notice/Renunciation/Nomination/Waiver of Sureties (MPC 455) pdf format of Assent Combo Form (MPC 455)
file size 1MB May Need
Affidavit - as to cause of death (MPC 475) pdf format of Cause of Death Affidavit (MPC 475)
,  execution (MPC 480) pdf format of Affidavit of Witness to Will (MPC 480)
, domicile (MPC 485) pdf format of Affidavit of Domicile (MPC 485)
, or no conflict of a ConservatorMay Need
Proof of Guardianship/ConservatorshipMay Need
Uniform Counsel Certification Form (CCF 4/07) pdf format of Uniform Counsel Certification (CCF)
May Need

Formal Probate Forms-Decedent Died Without A Will (Intestate)

Form/Document NameRequired or May Need
Petition for Formal Probate of Will/Adjudication of Intestacy/Appointment of PR (MPC 160) pdf format of Petition Formal Probate (MPC 160)
file size 1MBRequired
Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162) pdf format of Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law (MPC 162)
file size 1MBRequired
Certified Copy of Death Certificate, if available or affidavitRequired
Citation-Return of Service (MPC 560)Required
Decree and Order on Petition for Formal Adjudication (MPC 755) pdf format of Decree and Order on Formal Petition (MPC 755)
Required
Bond (MPC 801) pdf format of Bond (MPC 801)
file size 1MBRequired
(only if seeking the appointment of a PR)
Military Affidavit (MPC 470) pdf format of Military Affidavit (MPC 470)
Required
(unless the petition is assented to by all interested persons)
Assent and Waiver of Notice/Renunciation/Nomination/Waiver of Sureties (MPC 455)  pdf format of Assent Combo Form (MPC 455)
file size 1MBMay Need
Affidavit - as to cause of death (MPC 475) pdf format of Cause of Death Affidavit (MPC 475)
, domicile (MPC 485) pdf format of Affidavit of Domicile (MPC 485)
, or no conflict of a ConservatorMay Need
Proof of Guardianship/ConservatorshipMay Need
Uniform Counsel Certification Form (CCF 4/07) pdf format of Uniform Counsel Certification (CCF)
May Need