This form/informal petition may be filed to request release of the deceased's solely owned assets to reimburse the person who paid the final expenses; funeral bills, medical bills
for the last 60 days, etc.
You may use the Adobe Acrobat PDF of the Disposition form found below:
- Enter the information
- Print it
- Bring it and all other required documents* to one of the locations listed below to file
*When filing a Disposition of Personal Property without Administration, the following
documentation should be submitted:
If the decedent has a will, it must be
filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court within ten days of the notice of death.
- Itemized funeral bill, and receipt for payment.
(If funeral bill is unpaid, the court order will direct payment made to the funeral home).
- Paid receipts for any medical expenses
incurred sixty (60) days prior to death.
- Death certificate.
- Statement regarding the type of asset
to be released.
- Identification of the person filing.
- Filing fee as set by Florida Statute.
- Clerk's fee for preparing each Order of Disposition.
After all the required documents have been filed, the Court will enter an Order either
allowing or disallowing the release of the
assets to the requesting party. The prepaid certified copy of the original order will be mailed
to the petitioner for submission to the asset holder.
Payment for requested certified copies of the
Order of Disposition when signed by the Court.
Refer to the current Schedule of Service
Charges, available in any Clerk's Office or online, for the current filing fee.
PROBATE COURT RECORDS
315 Court Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
NORTH COUNTY BRANCH OFFICE
29582 U.S. 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33761
ST. PETERSBURG BRANCH OFFICE
545 First Avenue, North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701