Filing Fee: $405.00

Note:  A certified Copy of the Decedent's Death Certificate must be filed. The Original Will, if available, or a statement of Will content must also be filed.

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Form Name Description Of Form Form Instructions
Petition for Formal Probate
of a Will/Adjudication of
Intestacy/Appointment of
Personal Representative
The Petitioner must complete all applicable sections on this form.  •
Decree and Order on Petition for Formal Adjudication A completed proposed Order must accompany petition.
Surviving Spouse, Children, Heirs at Law   This form must be used to identify a Decedent's surviving spouse, children and heirs at law. ALL applicable sections of this form must be completed.
Devisees This form must be used to identify a Decedent's devisees. ALL applicable sections of this form must be completed.
Petition for Late and Limited Formal Testacy and/or Appointment
Bond Required ONLY if seeking an appointment of Personal Representative.
Military Affidavit This form is required UNLESS all interested persons have assented.
Assent and Waiver of Notice/Renunciation/Waiver of Sureties An interested person to an estate may use this form to Assent and Waive Notice requirements, Renounce their right to appointment, Nominate a Personal Representative and/or Assent to a Personal Representative serving without Sureties on the Bond.
Suspicious Death Affidavit If the cause of death given on the death certificate is listed as "pending" or 'homicide', this Affidavit must be completed by the Petitioner.
Affidavit of Domicile If not Ancillary (Foreign) estate, this Affidavit must be
completed if the residence listed on the death
certificate is incorrect.
Authenticated Copy of a Will and Appointment Required for Ancillary(Foreign) Administration.
Proof of Guardianship or Conservatorship If an interested person listed on the petition is a minor, incapacitated or protected person and is under guardianship or conservatorship, a certified copy of Letters of Guardianship or Conservatorship are required if the Guardian/Conservator was appointed in another division or from a Court outside of the Commonwealth.
Notice of Appearance and/or Objection (MPC 505a) An interested person, or an interested persons attorney, may use this form to enter an appearance and/or object to a Formal Probate Petition that has been filed.
Uniform Counsel Certification Required if filing is being submitted by an attorney.