Petition for Summary Administration of an Estate

Summary administration is a simplified and expedited method, under Idaho law, for distributing a decedent’s estate. 

Summary administration for a survivng spouse is available under Idaho Code § 15-3-1205. Once it establishes that the decedent and surviving spouse were married at the time of the decedent’s death and that no other heir or inheritor under a will is entitled to estate property, the court may make a decree distributing the property to the surviving spouse. Idaho Code § 15-3-1205(b). No closing statement, further order, or court supervision is necessary.

You may use the attached template to create your own petition for summary administration of an estate.


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