Small Estate Affidavit

The Madison County Circuit Clerk’s office provides the Small Estates Affidavit form as a courtesy to individuals needing to dispose of a decedent’s estate valued at $100,000.00 or less. After completing the affidavit, you may deliver it to the institution requesting it.

The Circuit Clerk’s office is prohibited from issuing legal advice. Employees are unable to advise you how to complete the affidavit. If you have questions pertaining to the completion of this form you may contact an attorney or refer to the Illinois Compiled Statue 755 ILCS 5/25-1 ( A copy of this statute appears at bottom of this document.

Affidavit Form and Statute