Wyoming Small Estate Affidavit

Anyone planning to settle an estate in Wyoming using a Wyoming Small Estate Affidavit may take advantage of the state’s generous definition of a “small estate.” The maximum an estate may be valued at to qualify to use this Affidavit is $200,000⁠—making it the highest upper limit in the country. To begin, the form must be filled out in accordance with state law conditions, all of which are stated below.

Laws & Required Conditions

Laws: § 2-1-201

Maximum Estate Value: $200,000

Required Conditions: Thirty (30) days following the Decedent’s death, an individual who is entitled under state law to use a Small Estate Affidavit may file one provided that: a) no one has been nor will be appointed by the court to settle the estate, b) the completed Affidavit is filed with the county clerk, and c) anyone in possession of the Decedent’s property is presented with a certified copy of the Affidavit.