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									Affidavit Of Heirship Form
Save time and money during the lengthy and tedious probate process by submitting
your own Affidavit of Heirship. This affidavit, frequently used when there is no will,
provides a sworn statement that you, or somebody you know, is the rightful heir to the
decedent’s property. Customize the name of the decedent, where they died, when they
died, the property they left behind, the rightful heirs, and more. This affidavit is ideal for
individuals that want to submit an affidavit that they, or someone they know, is the
rightful heir to an estate.
                                   AFFIDAVIT OF HEIRSHIP

STATE OF ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the state where this Affidavit will be
signed]

COUNTY OF ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the county where this Affidavit
will be signed]


___________________, [Instructions: Insert the name of the person making the sworn
statement, or the “Affiant”] being duly sworn according to law, deposes and attests under
penalty of perjury to the following:

I,   ___________________,         [Instructions:     Insert the Affiant’s name]   of
________________________________________________ [Instructions: Insert the Affiant’s
address] being first duly sworn on oath, state that:

    1. I am over 18 years of age and competent enough to testify of my own knowledge of the
       facts stated herein.

    2. All the facts stated by me herein are true, correct and complete to the best of my
       knowledge and understanding.

    3. I was well acquainted with ___________________, [Instructions: Insert the name of
       the person that died, or the “Decedent”] the Decedent, who died on
       ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the date of Decedent’s death] in the City
       of ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the city where Decedent died] in the
       State of ___________________. [Instructions: Insert the state where Decedent died] I
       had known the Decedent for ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the length of
       time Affiant knew Decedent before death] before their death.

    4. To my knowledge, ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the Decedent’s name]
       did not leave a Last Will and Testament.

         [Comment: If the Decedent did leave a Last Will and Testament, revise section 4
         above accordingly]

    5. When ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the Decedent’s name] died, they
       had a spouse named ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the name of
       Decedent’s spouse]

         OR

    5. When ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the Decedent’s name] died, they
       were single and not married.


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         [Comment: Choose the appropriate section 5 above depending on whether Decedent
         was married at the time of death]

    6. When ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the Decedent’s name] died, their
       surviving heirs were as follows:

                 ___________________, [Instructions: Insert the name of one of Decedent’s
                  heirs] which was the Decedent’s ___________________; [Instructions: Insert
                  how this heir was related to the Decedent]

                 ___________________, [Instructions: Insert the name of one of Decedent’s
                  heirs] which was the Decedent’s ___________________; [Instructions: Insert
                  how this heir was related to the Decedent]

                 ___________________, [Instructions: Insert the name of one of Decedent’s
                  heirs] which was the Decedent’s ___________________; [Instructions: Insert
                  how this heir was related to the Decedent]

                 ___________________, [Instructions: Insert the name of one of Decedent’s
                  heirs] which was the Decedent’s ___________________; [Instructions: Insert
                  how this heir was related to the Decedent]

         [Comment: Add or remove lines above to add all of the Decedent’s heirs]

    7. The property subject to this affidavit is as follows:

                 Real Estate:
                  __________________________________________________________________
                  __________________________________________________________________
                  [Instructions: Insert the addresses and legal description of all real estate the
                  Decedent owned at the time of death. If the Decedent did not own any real
                  estate at death, delete this line]

                 Vehicles:
                  __________________________________________________________________
                  __________________________________________________________________
                  [Instructions: Insert the make, model, license plates, and VIN numbers of all
                  vehicles the Decedent owned at the time of death. If the Decedent did not own
                  any vehicles at death, delete this line]

                 Stocks/Bonds:
                  __________________________________________________________________
                  __________________________________________________________________




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                  [Instructions: Insert the stock/bond name and certificate numbers of all
                  stocks/bonds the Decedent owned at the time of death. If the Decedent did
                  not own any stocks/bonds at death, delete this line]

                 Other Valuable Property:
                  __________________________________________________________________
                  __________________________________________________________________
                  [Instructions: Insert any other valuable property the Decedent owned at the
                  time of death. If the Decedent did not own any other valuable property at
                  death, delete this line]

I swear that to the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this affidavit is true and
correct as of ___________________. [Instructions: Insert the date this Affidavit will be
signed]

Printed Name of Affiant: ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the Affiant’s name]

Signature of Affiant: ______________________ [Instructions: Insert the Affiant’s signature]
Signed on ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the date the Affiant will sign this
Affidavit]

Address of Affiant: _______________________________________________ [Instructions:
Insert the Affiant’s address]




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Notary Form

STATE OF                                       }
COUNTY OF                                      }

On ________________________________ before me, __________________________,
personally appeared ___________________________________________________, personally
known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose
name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they
executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s)
on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed
the instrument.

WITNESS my hand and official seal.


_____________________________
Signature


Affiant: _____Known _____Unknown

ID Produced: __________________________


[Seal]




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