collection by affidavit

col·​lec·​tion by affidavit

Legal Definition of collection by affidavit

: a procedure available for small estates in some states as an alternative to court administration in which a person named in a will may file an affidavit asserting his or her entitlement to payment after a waiting period — compare summary distribution

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“Collection by affidavit.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/collection%20by%20affidavit. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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