Anaheim, CA asked in Probate for Colorado

Q: (If we need to do probate at all), would that be CO or AZ probate, since he only stayed at a residence for 2 days in AZ?

We moved my dad from his long term house in Colorado to a place in Arizona. He was in that apartment for 2 days, then to the hospital from injury, then to rehab, where he sadly died a few weeks later. If we need to do probate at all (whole different question, only asset now is a vehicle worth 10K) how do we determine whether that would be CO or AZ?

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Diedre Wachbrit Braverman
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  • Boulder, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: He didn’t live in Arizona long enough to become a resident. So his probate must be in Colorado.

But the good news is, if all he owned was a vehicle worth less than $66,000 you can do a Small Estate Affidavit and avoid court.

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