Connecticut Small Estate Affidavit | PC-212

Under Connecticut law, if a deceased person’s real estate is valued at less than $40,000, then successors may avoid the expense and time involved in probate court by applying for a small estate affidavit. This property includes homes, land, stocks, bank accounts, unpaid wages, and some debts. Small estate affidavit laws are governed under Connecticut law C.G.S. section 45a-273.

How to Write

Step 1 – Download in Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word (.doc).

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

Step 3 – File the form with the proper clerk or courthouse.