Q: What is the probate court process to request simplified estate status?
A: In Kansas, there are a series of documents to be completed and filed with the Court in order to have a simplified administration. However, the primary document is a Petition. If your situation allows for a small estate affidavit, review the resources here: https://www.kansaslegalservices.org/node/1171/very-small-estates-kansas
Either way, I'd encourage you to speak to an attorney about the situation. Probate can be very tricky to navigate on your own. Good luck!
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