Wyoming Small Estate Affidavit | Affidavit of Heirship

If a loved one lived in or owned property in Wyoming, and passes away without a will, then successors may file either an affidavit of heirship or a small estate affidavit to claim the personal and real estate property of the decedent, and avoid probate court. “Small estates” in Wyoming are generous – they are defined as estates valuing $200,000 or less, more than most states in the US. Successors may file these affidavits after a 30-day waiting period, and a certified copy of the affidavit may be used to claim debts owed to the decedent.

Affidavit of Heirship: financial and tangible property, from bank accounts to vehicles to heirlooms, may value up to $200,000 and the family may still file the affidavit of heirship to avoid probate court.

Small Estate Affidavit: If a loved one dies in Wisconsin without a will, then the small estate affidavit can be filed to claim real estate property such as homes and land, and avoid probate court.



Adobe PDF | Microsoft Word (.doc)

When 30 days have elapsed after a decedent’s passing in Wyoming, heirs may file the affidavit of heirship to claim bank accounts, debts like final paychecks, heirlooms, and vehicles belonging to the deceased. If these items value more than $150,000 total, and there is no will, then the estate will…

Adobe PDF | Microsoft Word (.doc)

If a loved one passes away in Wyoming without a last will and testament, then the grieving heirs may file the small estate affidavit to claim real estate property owned by the decedent. This property may not value more than $200,000, less liens and encumbrances. The interested parties must wait…