Connecticut is a Southern US state with many coastal cities, rural areas, and dispersed small towns. The small estate laws in Connecticut allow the heirs to collect and transfer the property of a decedent through Connecticut Small Estate Affidavit also called ‘Affidavit in lieu of Probate of Will/Administration’.
The maximum limit for the value of the property that can be settled through Connecticut affidavit of small estate is equal to or less than $40,000. The heirs can prepare and submit the affidavit of the small estate after 6 months of the death of the decedent and cannot apply after 2 years of the death. Always keep in mind that this affidavit should be filed in the probate court of the county where the property is located.
Affidavit of Small Estate for Connecticut
County of: ___________
State of: Connecticut
This Affidavit of the small estate is executed for the purpose of establishing [AFFIANT NAME] as a legal heir for the herein mentioned estate of the Decedent.
- The decedent [DECEDENT NAME], has died on [DATE OF DEATH], in the county of [COUNTY] and State of [STATE].
- The decedent passed away [days elapsed] days ago.
- An attested copy of the death certificate of the decedent is attached to this document.
- I [HEIR’S NAME], am an heir to the decedent’s estate which has no will attributed to it and is not under administration by any court of [STATE].
- There is no other individual who has been deemed eligible for the transfer of decedent’s estate mentioned herein.
- List of all Property Included in the estate
DESCRIPTION OF DECEDENT’S ESTATE:
The overall value of all estate combined is: ____________________
I reside at ___________________ , ________________ , _________________. [RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS]
I can be contacted through my Phone number: [PHONE NUMBER] or email address: [EMAIL ADDRESS].
My commission Expires:__________________