Affidavit of Heirship
When someone dies without a will this is a document that is used to establish clear chain of title when the only asset of the estate is real property. It is filed in deed records in the county where the real property is located. In order to use this process:
- Decedent must have died without a willl;
- No petition has been filed for the appointment of a personal representative; and
- No formal administration is necessary.
Contact a qualified probate attorney for more information on the probate process.