DC Probate Forms

Updated May 22, 2024
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There are a number of state-specific forms you may need when going through the probate process.

General Forms

In the District of Columbia, the Probate Division of the Superior Court handles estate matters.

You can check with your local court for the forms they might prefer, and below you will find some of the more common DC forms:

As befits the seat of the US government, DC has created many more forms than any other jurisdiction. See DC Court Forms for a more complete list of forms that may be required in certain situations (filter the list by the "Probate" category).

See also the Guide to Probate in the District of Columbia by the Probate Division in the Office of the Register of Wills, and Non-Lawyer's Guide to Probate in DC by the Council for Court Excellence.

Small Estates

Small estates sometimes need only 1 specialized form or affidavit: see Small DC Estates.

Additional Information

See also Overall Probate Process in DC.

In case you're interested, probate forms for other states can be found here:

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