Settlement of Small Estate Petition

Orphans Court Division
Petitions for The Settlement of Small Estates

     Petitions shall be filed with Office of the Clerk of Orphans' Court. If all parties beneficially interested in the estate or entitled to notice have not joined in the petitions, a minimum of twenty (20) days notice must be given to those parties that the petition will be presented at the next available audit day as set forth in this calendar, The parties that have not joined in the petition shall be apprised, by way of written notice, of the specific audit date, time and place, and that they must appear at the audit and/or provide in advance of the audit a written objection to the petition.

     All petitions of decedents age fifty five (55) or older must include a copy of the letter from the Department of Welfare stating the amount of medical assistance, if any, due to the state.

Petition For Settlement of Small Estate

Petition For Settlement of Small Estate Date of Death On or After 8/31/2013