A decedent’s successors may file a small estate affidavit in North Dakota to claim ownership or administration of a loved one’s real estate, including homes, land, and mineral rights. According to N.D. Cent. Code § 30.1-23-03, the successors may file a small estate affidavit with a 30 day waiting period, and the estate may not value more than $50,000. The value is less liens, encumbrances like a mortgage, and taxes.
How to Write
- Download the Entire Probate Packet
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 – Bring a certified copy of the death certificate and file the form with the proper clerk or courthouse.