Q: Do you have to wait 6 months to file the small estate affidavit?
A: If the small estate affidavit is for real property, then yes. You also have the option of opening a normal probate if you do not want to wait that timeframe.
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A: If there is no real property in the estate and the value of all personal property is $75,000 or less, then you may file 30 days after death.
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