Alabama Small Estate Affidavit | Affidavit of Heirship
Download a small estate affidavit or affidavit of heirship in order to settle an individual’s property after they have passed in the situation that they did not create a will.
Heirship Laws – An affidavit that is mostly used by a family member or spouse of someone who has died and would like to transfer property (usually real estate) and bypassing the probate process. This form is typically signed by the remaining family member(s) along with two (2) witnesses that knew the decedent.
Small Estate Laws – Used under 43-2-692 which states that the assets of a deceased person may bypass the probate process by filing this form to a County Probate Judge in the area where the deceased resided while living. The amount of all assets collectively must be less than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000).