Estate Administration

Affidavit of Domicile

Vicky Randolph Vicky Randolph
How To Use

This review list is provided to inform you about the document in question and assist you in its preparation. An Affidavit of Domicile is a good document to have and create for the purpose of collecting assets as well as for filing state and federal estate tax returns, should they be due. This document is especially important to have in place if Decedent lived in different states, especially if one was a higher taxed state for Estate tax purposes.

  1. The Affidavit of Domicile should be signed in the presence of a notary public.

  2. Make a copy of the Affidavit to keep with your records pertaining to the estate.

  3. Provide the original, along with other necessary documents to the corporation or broker who will be handling the transfer of what you are transferring that requires a copy of this Affidavit. Other necessary documents to include may be a "Stock Power" and "Letters of Appointment" statement or certificate.

Affidavit of Domicile

I, __________________________ (State Your Role), residing at _________________________________________________, being first duly sworn, state as follows:

I am the __________________________ (Your Role) of the Estate of __________________________ (“Decedent”) who died on _______________ (“Date of Death”).

At the time of death, the Decedent's domicile was _____________________________________, and the Decedent had resided in the State of ______________ and was not a resident of any other state of the United States at the time of death.

The Decedent did not claim any state of domicile other than the State of ______________ on any instrument or Will executed within the two years prior to death.

Certificate(s) representing ______________________________ were physically located in _______________, at the time of the Decedent's death.

Maker of Affidavit

Subscribed and sworn to before me this ____ day of ________, 20____.

Notary Public

My Commission Expires on: ________________