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File a voluntary administration for an estate

Find out how to file a voluntary administration for an estate and what forms you'll need.

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What you need for File a voluntary administration for an estate

Voluntary administration is a simplified probate procedure for an estate with minimal assets and no real estate. To complete this process, you'll need to file:

You may also need to file:

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Fees for File a voluntary administration for an estate

The filing fee includes one attested copy of the Voluntary Administration Statement issued by the Register of Probate. 

Name Fee Unit
Voluntary administration statement filing fee $100 each
Voluntary administration filing surcharge fee $15 each

How to file File a voluntary administration for an estate

Once you have the required forms, you should file them at the Probate and Family Court in the county where the decedent lived at the time of death. 

More info about File a voluntary administration for an estate

To find out how to check the status of your case, please see How to search court dockets.

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