Necessary Items

The named executor must bring the following items to the Surrogate's Office to qualify as executor:

  • The Original Last Will and Testament
  • Death Certificate with raised seal
  • Decedent Information Sheet -This includes the names and addresses of closest next of kin. Including any children of the decedent's deceased children. And in circumstances where the decedent had no surviving spouse or children, the names of children of the decedent's deceased brothers or sisters may also be necessary.

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  • Personal check or money order for filing fee.
  • Credit Cards accepted, $10.00 minimum.

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