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Collection By Affidavit

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



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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