Meridian, ID asked in Probate for Utah

Q: Process and forms for Utah Probate.

My father passed away over 60 days ago, he left no will, was paying on land, all of his belongings are less than $100,000. We just need help with the process and which forms we need.

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Wesley Winsor
Wesley Winsor
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Saint George, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: I am sorry to hear of your loss. You are correct, if he died owning real estate (name on title) you will most likely have to go through probate.

I take it that the land is in Utah and your father was domiciled here when he passed?

I would be happy to help. Please reach out direclty if you would like to further discuss.

Wes

Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Spanish Fork, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: A small estate affidavit would normally help if your father owned no land and his total property is valued less than $100,000. If there is land in Utah, but no will, an informal probate will be necessary.

Here is the state website for forms:

https://www.utcourts.gov/howto/informalprobate/

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