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District Of Columbia, District of Columbia Probate Court: District of Columbia Superior Court

Population 601,723
County Seat Washington

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the District Of Columbia probate court's website, the address, a map and a phone number to call to get more information.

You'll also find links to:

  • frequently asked questions about District of Columbia probate,
  • probate forms and fees for District Of Columbia,
  • land records office locations for District Of Columbia.

Where to file?

Where do I file a petition for probate in District Of Columbia, District of Columbia?

In the District of Columbia Court system, probate is handled by the "Superior Courts"

The Superior Court for District Of Columbia:

NAME OF COURT:

District of Columbia Superior Court

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

202-879-1400

ADDRESS:

Court Building A

515 Fifth Street, Washington, DC 20001

MAP:

GoogleMap

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

District of Columbia Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.dccourts.gov/internet/legal/aud_probate/brochvideo.jsf

COUNTY INFO

District Of Columbia Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

https://www.dccourts.gov/services/faqs?field_category_target_id=11

FORMS & FEES

STATE

District of Columbia Probate Forms, for use in all of District of Columbia

District of Columbia Probate Forms

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for District Of Columbia court

District Of Columbia Probate Forms:

https://www.dccourts.gov/services/probate-matters/efiling-in-the-probate-division

 

District Of Columbia PROBATE FEES:

District Of Columbia, District of Columbia Probate Fees Information:

District of Columbia Probate Fees URL

District Of Columbia Probate Fees Page

LAND RECORDS

Where can I check county land records?

In order to transfer ownership of real property after someone dies, you need to find the last recorded property deed. A county land records office is the place to research and request such deeds.

STATE LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://otr.cfo.dc.gov/service/otr-recorder-deeds

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