collection by affidavit

col·​lec·​tion 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.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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