Instructions for Will Deposits

Informational Pamphlet

Individual Forms for Will Deposits

The following are a collection of the individual forms one may need for all case types.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions can arise while you are looking for the content that you need. The following are common questions that have often been posed to our office.

What is a will deposit?

A will deposit is a method for a person place an original will on deposit with the Probate Court for safekeeping. It's an economic alternative to safe deposit box.

What is the benefit of placing my will on deposit?

The benefits of having a will on deposit are that the will will be kept safe, away from public viewing, and out of danger of being lost or destroyed.

Who can see my will once it is deposited with the Probate Court?

During your lifetime, the will can only be withdrawn by you or at your discretion. After your death, it will only be delivered to your named representative.