A Florida Affidavit of Heirship Form is a legal document prepared to list down all the rightful heirs of a deceased person in the state of Florida. The form is used to know to whom the decedent’s asset sand personal property will go to (if he/she possessed any).
Instructions to Fill this Form
- Enter the name of the affiant and the address that the form should be returned to, if needed.
- Enter the full legal name of the decedent and the County in Florida in which he resided.
- Enter the legal name of the affiant and driving license number as proof of identification. Later, enter the affiant’s name and address again, along with name of decedent. Also enter the dates between which the affiant knew the decedent.
- Enter the decedent’s date, city, county and state of death along with his/her residence at the time of death.
- Indicate whether the decedent had a will made or not. If yes, has it been admitted to probate? If yes again, provide probate details. If no will, indicate whether an administrator has been appointed for the estate of the decedent. If yes, give details as asked for.
- Enter the name and address of the surviving widow/widower of the decedent. If more than one spouse, mention details of all.
- Give names and other details asked for, of all surviving children of the decedent. Give the same details for deceased children of the decedent. Give details asked for, of deceased grandchildren. If the decedent had any adopted children or step children, mention details of them as well.
- The next section is for the decedent’s unpaid debts and expenses (if any).
- If no children, list down details of mother, father and siblings. If such people don’t exist, mention details of all other known relatives.
- If the decedent owned any real estate in Florida, list down all estates along with details asked for.
- Lastly, mention the relationship of the affiant with the decedent. With notarization by a Notary Public of the state of Florida, the form is complete.