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Renunciation & Consents

These forms are renunciations and consent forms that are used in many different estate matters. If you are not certain which form would be right for your situation, please contact the surrogate's court for assistance.

  • Renunciation of Administration
    When you are the next of kin of an estate where there is no Will (intestate) and you do not wish to act, this form is used.
  • Renunciation of Administration Ad Prosequendum
    This form is used when you do not wish to act as the Administrator AdPros in order to sue a defendant in civil court for wrongfully causing the death of a decedent who died without a Will.
  • Consent for Affidavit of Next of Kin
    When the estate is small, there is no Will and you are one of the heirs who wishes to have one of the other heirs handle the estate this form is used.
  • Consent for Guardianship
    This form is used when you wish to consent to the appointment of another family member to be the guardian of a minor's property.
  • Renunciation for Administration C.T.A.
    This form is used when you wish to renounce as next of kin or residuary legatee of an estate with a Will to appoint an Administrator CTA. This form is only used when the named executor has died or has renounced his/her right to act.
  • Renunciation for Sub-Administration
    This form is used when you wish to renounce as next of kin of an intestate estate (no Will) to be appointed as Sub-Administrator This form is only used when the original Administrator qualified, acted in said capacity and then died without completing the estate business.
  • Renunciation for Sub-Administration C.T.A.
    This form is used when you wish to renounce as next of kin or residuary legatee of an estate with a Will to be appointed the Sub-Administrator CTA. This form is only used when the original Administrator CTA qualified, acted in said capacity and then died without completing the estate business.
  • Co-Executor Reserving the right to Qualify
    This form is used when a Co-executor wishes to reserve his/her right to qualify at a later date and allows the other named Co-executor to act as the sole executor. When using this form you must understand that when and if you wish to qualify at a later date you must take the request to the Superior Court to complete the task.