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Instructions for Full Administration of an Estate

Full Administration of an Estate is necessary when:

What I need when Filing:

Process for becoming a fiduciary, Pro Se:

When applying to administer an estate without an attorney, or Pro Se, the applicant must attend a hearing which will take place within 4-6 weeks from the time of filing.  The applicant will be notified by mail of the hearing date.  At the hearing, a magistrate will review the applicant’s request to become fiduciary.  Upon approval of the application, the magistrate will inform the applicant of the rules, rights, and responsibilities of the fiduciary and letters of authority will be issued accordingly.

These forms must be filed to open an estate with a Will:

 

These forms must be filed to open an estate without a Will:

Filing Fee: