Loved ones may avoid probate court in Oregon if a loved one passes away without a will. To claim the decedent’s vehicle, a specific form called the Affidavit of Inheritance for Vehicles must be filed with the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). However, the vehicles, not including boats, must value $50,000 or less.
How to Write
Step 2 – Enter the following into the form:
- Header – Enter Superior Court (See List)
- Name of Decedent
- Date of Birth
- Case Number
- Check the three (3) boxes depending on your situation
- Date and Sign
- Verification – On the last page you will be required to verify that everything you have stated is true and accurate
- Vehicle title
Step 3 – Bring a certified copy of the death certificate and file the form with the proper clerk or courthouse.