North Carolina Probate Form AOC-E-204

Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản

Everything you need to know about North Carolina Form AOC-E-204, including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related NC probate forms.

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About Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản

There are all sorts of forms executors, beneficiaries, and probate court clerks have to fill out and correspond with during probate and estate settlement, including affidavits, letters, petitions, summons, orders, and notices.

Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản is a commonly used form within North Carolina. Here’s an overview of what the form is and means, including a breakdown of the situations when (or why) you may need to use it:

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NC Form AOC-E-204, which may also referred to as Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản, is a probate form in North Carolina. It is used by executors, personal representatives, trustees, guardians & other related parties during the probate & estate settlement process.

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Atticus Fast Facts About Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản:

  • This form pertains to the State of North Carolina

  • The current version of this form was last revised on April 22, 2019

  • The relevant probate statute or North Carolina laws related to this form include: 28A-25-3(a)(2)

  • The official North Carolina source for this form is here.

Government forms are not typically updated often, though when they are, it often happens rather quietly. While Atticus works hard to keep this information about ’s Form AOC-E-204 - Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form AOC-E-204

Step 1 - Download the correct North Carolina form based on the name and ID if applicable

Double check that you have both the correct form name and the correct form ID. Some North Carolina probate forms can look remarkably similar, so it’s best to double, even triple-check that you’re using the right one! Keep in mind that not all States have a standardized Form ID system for their probate forms.

Step 2 - Complete the Document

Fill out all relevant fields in Form AOC-E-204, take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in NC are long enough to begin with, and making a silly error can push your timeline even farther back. No thank you!

Note: If you don’t currently know all of the answers and are accessing Form AOC-E-204 online, be sure to avoid closing the browser tab and potentially losing all your progress (or use a platform like Atticus to help avoid making mistakes).

Step 3 - Have Form AOC-E-204 witnessed or notarized (if required)

Some States and situations require particular forms to be notarized. If you have been instructed to get the document notarized or see it in writing on the document, then make sure to hire a local notary. There are max notary fees in the United States that are defined and set by local law. Take a look at our full guide to notary fees to make sure you aren’t overpaying or getting ripped off.

Step 4 - Submit Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản to the relevant office

This is most often the local probate court where the decedent (person who passed away) is domiciled (permanently resides) or the institution involved with this particular form (e.g. a bank). Some offices allow you to submit forms online, other’s don’t, and we while we generally recommend going in-person to expedite the process, sometimes that simply isn’t an option.

It’s also a generally good idea to establish a positive working relationship with any probate clerk (unfortunately there’s enough people & process out there making things more difficult and unnecessarily confusing for them), so a best practice is to simply ask the probate clerk proactively exactly how and where they’d prefer you to submit all forms.

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When Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản is due

Different probate forms or processes can require different deadlines or response times for completing the appropriate form.

While some steps in the process are bound to specific deadlines (like petitioning for probate, having to submit an inventory of assets, or filing applicable notices to creditors and beneficiaries), many probate forms or processes are not tied to a specific deadline since the scope of work can vary based on situational factors or requirements involved.

Either way, there are a bunch of practical reasons why personal representatives should work to complete each step as thoroughly and quickly as possible when completing probate in North Carolina.

5 reasons you should submit AOC-E-204 as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster North Carolina can allow heirs and beneficiaries to get their share of assets subject to probate. Acting promptly can also decrease the costs & overall mental fatigue through an otherwise burdensome process.

    Helpful Context: What’s the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?

  2. In general, creditors of an estate usually have around 3-6 months from the time you file notice to creditors to file any claims for debt against the deceased’s assets. If they don’t, then that debt is forfeited (and more importantly, the executor won’t be held personally responsible). So doing this sooner means you have a better idea of who is owed what and ensures you won’t get a surprise collector months later.

  3. Not filing a will within 30 days (on average) could mean that the probate process proceeds according to intestate laws (laws that govern what happens to someone's stuff without a will) or is subject to unnecessary supervision by the probate court. And if you aren't directly related to the deceased (a.k.a. next of kin), this could also mean you lose your inheritance.

  4. It’s important to file any necessary state tax returns on behalf of the deceased or estate by the following tax season in North Carolina. If you don’t, you could owe penalties and interest. This also includes any necessary federal tax returns such as Forms 1040, 1041, or even a Form 706 estate tax return.

  5. If a house in the State of North Carolina is left empty (or abandoned) for a while, insurance can get dicey. For example, if the house burns down and no one has been there for a year, an insurance company may get out of paying your claim.

If you’re not using Atticus to get specific forms, deadlines, and timelines for North Carolina probate, then try and stay as organized as possible, pay close attention to the dates mentioned in any correspondence you have with the State’s government officials, call the local North Carolina probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form AOC-E-204, and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit Form AOC-E-204 Online

Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some North Carolina probate court sites, such as . In order to access the latest version, be updated with any revisions, and get full instructions on how to complete each form, check out the Atticus Probate & Estate Settlement software or consider hiring a qualified legal expert locally within North Carolina.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form AOC-E-204 - Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản f using any other site or resource in order to avoid having to re-complete the form process and/or make another trip to the North Carolina probate court office.

Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản is a .pdf, so opening it should be as simple as clicking “View Form” from within the Atticus app or by clicking the appropriate link found on any North Carolina-provided government platform. Once you’ve opened the form, you should be able to directly edit the form before saving or printing.

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NC Form AOC-E-204, which may also referred to as Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản, is a probate form in North Carolina. It is used by executors, personal representatives, trustees, guardians & other related parties during the probate & estate settlement process.

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Did you know?

  • Form AOC-E-204 - Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản is a probate form in North Carolina.

  • North Carolina has multiple types of probate and the necessary forms depend on the unique aspects of each estate, such as type and value of assets, whether there was a valid will, who is serving as the personal representative or executor, and even whether or not they also live in North Carolina.

  • During probate, all personal representatives and executives in are required to submit a detailed inventory of assets that must separate non-probate assets from probate assets.

  • Probate in North Carolina, especially without guidance, can take years to finish and cost upwards of $14,000.

Frequently Asked Questions about Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản

Probate is the government’s way of making sure that when a person dies, the right stuff goes to the right people (including the taxes the government wants).

All of that stuff is collectively known as someone’s “estate”, and it’s the job of the executor or personal representative to fill out all the forms and complete all the required steps to formally dissolve the estate. 

To get instant clarity on the entire probate process and get an idea of the steps, timeline, and best practices, read the Atticus Beginner’s Guide to Probate

The best place? Create an account in Atticus to start getting estate-specific advice. 

You may need a lawyer, you may not, and paying for one when you didn’t need it really hurts. Atticus makes sure you make  the best decisions (plus you can write it off as an executor expense).

We’ve also created a list of other probate services. Be sure to check it out!

An executor is named in someone’s will, and if the deceased didn’t have a will, then the spouse or other close family relative usually steps up to fulfill the role. If no one wants to do it, then a judge will appoint someone. 

The executor is responsible for the complete management of the probate process, including major responsibilities such as:

  • Creating an inventory of all probate assets.

  • Filling out all necessary forms

  • Paying off all estate debts and taxes

  • Submitting reports to the court and beneficiaries as requested

And much more. This process often stretches longer than a year. 

For an idea of what separates executors who succeed from those who make this way harder than it should be, visit our article, Executors of an Estate:
What they do & secrets to succeeding
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The Exact Text on Form AOC-E-204

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on North Carolina Form AOC-E-204 - Bản Khai Hữu Thệ Về Việc Thu Thập, Thanh Toán Chi Phí Và Phân Phối Tài Sản. You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

VUI LÒNG ĐIỀN VÀO PHIÊN BẢN TIẾNG ANH CỦA MẪU NÀY AOC-E-204 Vietnamese, page 1 of 2, Rev. 4/19 © 2019 Administrative Office of the Courts AOC-E-204, Tiếng Việt, Trang 1 trong 2 trang, Được sửa đổi tháng 4 năm 2019 © 2019 Văn Phòng Hành Chính của Hệ Thống Tòa Án NOTE: THIS FORM IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. DO NOT COMPLETE THIS FORM FOR FILING. USE THE ENGLISH VERSION OF THE AOC-E-204 INSTEAD. LƯU Ý: MẪU NÀY CHỈ SỬ DỤNG VỚI MỤC ĐÍCH THAM KHẢO THÔNG TIN. KHÔNG ĐIỀN VÀ NỘP MẪU NÀY. SỬ DỤNG MẪU AOC-E-204 BẰNG TIẾNG ANH ĐỂ THAY THẾ. File No. Số Hồ Sơ STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TIỂU BANG NORTH CAROLINA County Quận/hạt In The General Court Of Justice Superior Court Division Before The Clerk Tại Hệ Thống Tòa Án Công Lý Phân Bộ Tòa Án Thượng Thẩm Trước Lục Sự Tòa Án AFFIDAVIT OF COLLECTION, DISBURSEMENT AND DISTRIBUTION BẢN KHAI HỮU THỆ VỀ VIỆC THU THẬP, THANH TOÁN CHI PHÍ VÀ PHÂN PHỐI TÀI SẢN G.S. 28A-25-3(a)(2) G.S. 28A-25-3(a)(2) IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF VỀ QUỸ DI SẢN CỦA Name Of Decedent Tên của người đã mất I, the undersigned collector by affidavit, being first duly sworn, say that the following is a complete and accurate account of my receipts, disbursements, and distributions as collector by affidavit of the personal property of this estate. Tôi, người thu thập tài sản theo lời khai hữu thệ ký tên dưới đây, đã tuyên thệ theo đúng thủ tục và xin khẳng định rằng phần dưới đây báo cáo đầy đủ và chính xác tất cả các khoản thu nhận, thanh toán và phân phối mà tôi đã thực hiện với tư cách là người thu thập tài sản cá nhân cho quỹ di sản này. Accounting Period From Thời gian báo cáo từ Extending To Đến PART I. SUMMARY PHẦN I. TÓM TẮT 1. Total Personal Property Received as shown in Part II ............................................................................................................ Tổng giá trị tài sản cá nhân đã thu nhận được theo thông tin liệt kê ở Phần II 2. Minus Spousal Allowance Approved By The Court Under G.S. 30-15 ......................................................................... _ Trừ đi khoản tiền cấp dưỡng cho vợ/chồng do Tòa Án chấp nhận theo G.S. 30-15 3. Minus Disbursements (Debts or Expenses) as shown in Part III .......................................................................................... _ Trừ đi các khoản thanh toán (các nợ hay chi phí) theo thông tin liệt kê ở Phần III 4. Minus Distributions To Heirs as shown in Part IV .................................................................................................................... _ Trừ đi các khoản phân phối cho người thừa kế theo thông tin liệt kê ở Phần IV 5. BALANCE AT THE END (this will always be zero) SỐ DƯ CÒN LẠI (trong tất cả các trường hợp, số này phải bằng không) PART II. PERSONAL PROPERTY RECEIVED PHẦN II. TÀI SẢN CÁ NHÂN THU NHẬN ĐƯỢC $ $ $ $ $ Date Received Received From Description Value Ngày nhận tài sản Nhận tài sản từ Miêu tả tài sản Giá trị TOTAL RECEIPTS TỔNG GIÁ TRỊ NHẬN ĐƯỢC $ (Over) (Xem mặt sau) $ VUI LÒNG ĐIỀN VÀO PHIÊN BẢN TIẾNG ANH CỦA MẪU NÀY AOC-E-204 Vietnamese, page 2 of 2, Rev. 4/19 © 2019 Administrative Office of the Courts AOC-E-204, Tiếng Việt, Trang 2 trong 2 trang, Được sửa đổi tháng 4 năm 2019 © 2019 Văn Phòng Hành Chính của Hệ Thống Tòa Án PART III. DISBURSEMENTS (DEBTS OR EXPENSES) PHẦN III. CÁC KHOẢN THANH TOÁN (CÁC NỢ HAY CHI PHÍ) Date Paid To For Amount (mm/dd/yyyy) Ngày thanh toán Người nhận thanh toán Nội dung thanh toán Số tiền (tháng/ngày/năm) PART IV. BALANCE DISTRIBUTED TO HEIRS PHẦN IV. SỐ DƯ CÒN LẠI ĐƯỢC PHÂN PHỐI CHO NGƯỜI THỪA KẾ TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS TỔNG SỐ TIỀN THANH TOÁN $ $ Heirs Amount Tên người thừa kế Số tiền $ $ TOTAL BALANCE SỐ DƯ CÒN LẠI Signature Of Affiant 1 Chữ ký của người khai 1 Signature Of Affiant 2 Chữ ký của người khai 2 SWORN/AFFIRMED AND SUBSCRIBED TO BEFORE ME TUYÊN THỆ/XÁC NHẬN VÀ KÝ TÊN TRƯỚC MẶT TÔI SWORN/AFFIRMED AND SUBSCRIBED TO BEFORE ME TUYÊN THỆ/XÁC NHẬN VÀ KÝ TÊN TRƯỚC MẶT TÔI Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Ngày (tháng/ngày/năm) Signature Of Person Authorized To Administer Oaths Chữ ký của người được ủy quyền chứng kiến đọc lời tuyên thệ Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Ngày (tháng/ngày/năm) Deputy CSC Assistant CSC Clerk Of Superior Court Phó LSTTT Phụ tá LSTTT Lục Sự Tòa Thượng Thẩm Deputy CSC Assistant CSC Clerk Of Superior Court Phó LSTTT Phụ tá LSTTT Lục Sự Tòa Thượng Thẩm Notary Công Chứng Viên Date Commission Expires (mm/dd/yyyy) Thời hạn nhiệm vụ của tôi sẽ hết vào ngày (tháng/ngày/năm) SEAL ĐÓNG DẤU County Where Notarized Quận/hạt nơi đóng dấu công chứng Notary Công Chứng Viên SEAL ĐÓNG DẤU County Where Notarized Quận/hạt nơi đóng dấu công chứng Date Commission Expires (mm/dd/yyyy) Thời hạn nhiệm vụ của tôi sẽ hết vào ngày (tháng/ngày/năm) Signature Of Person Authorized To Administer Oaths Chữ ký của người được ủy quyền chứng kiến đọc lời tuyên thệ

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