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Affidavit of Successor
The “Affidavit of Successor” may be used if the decedent left no will and the estate was not probated.
Living heirs have certain rights according to Washington State laws of Descent and Distribution. One
heir may claim and distribute to other heirs with their written approval. Please note this affidavit is
only to be used for personal property. The transfer of real estate or real property is not allowed.
The undersigned, being first duly sworn, on oath deposes and says:
1. That the name and address of the undersigned successor is as follows:
a. Decedent Name:
2. The undersigned claimant is a “successor” as defined in Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 11.62.005.
3. The decedent was, at the time of their death, a resident of the state of Washington.