North Carolina Probate Form AOC-E-102

Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria

Everything you need to know about North Carolina Form AOC-E-102, 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 Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria

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.

Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria 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-102, which may also referred to as Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria, 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 Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria:

  • This form pertains to the State of North Carolina

  • The relevant probate statute or North Carolina laws related to this form include: 28A-2-6

  • 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-102 - Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form AOC-E-102

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-102, 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-102 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-102 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 Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria 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 Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria 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-102 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-102, and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit Form AOC-E-102 Online

Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria 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-102 - Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria 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.

Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria 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.

View Form AOC-E-102

NC Form AOC-E-102, which may also referred to as Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria, 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-102 - Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria 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 Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria

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-102

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on North Carolina Form AOC-E-102 - Emplazamiento De Demanda Sucesoria. You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

AOC-E-102 Spanish, page 1 of 3, New 1/12 © 2012 Administrative Office of the Courts AOC-E-102, español, página 1 de 3, nuevo 1/12 © 2012 Oficina Administrativa de los Tribunales POR FAVOR LLENE LA VERSIÓN EN INGLÉS DE ESTE FORMULARIO Name Of Petitioner(s) Nombre del(los) demandante(s) VERSUS CONTRA Name Of Respondent(s) Nombre del(los) demandado(s) Date Original Summons Issued (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha en la que se emitió el primer emplazamiento (mes/día/año) Date(s) Subsequent Summons(es) Issued (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha(s) en la(s) que se volvieron a emitir emplazamientos (mes/día/año) NOTE: THIS FORM IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. DO NOT COMPLETE THIS FORM FOR FILING. USE THE ENGLISH VERSION OF THE AOC-E-102 INSTEAD. SÍRVASE NOTAR: ESTE FORMULARIO SÓLO SE DISPONE PARA FINES INFORMATIVOS. NO LO DEBE PRESENTAR EN EL TRIBUNAL, SINO QUE DEBE LLENAR Y PRESENTAR LA VERSIÓN EN INGLÉS DEL FORMULARIO AOC-E-102. File No. Nro. de expediente STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA EL ESTADO DE CAROLINA DEL NORTE County Condado de In The General Court Of Justice Superior Court Division Before The Clerk En los Tribunales de Justicia del Fuero Común Sección del Tribunal Superior Ante el Secretario ESTATES PROCEEDINGS SUMMONS ALIAS AND PLURIES SUMMONS EMPLAZAMIENTO DE DEMANDA SUCESORIA EMPLAZAMIENTO SUPLEMENTARIO G.S. 28A-2-6 Art. 28A-2-6 To Each Of The Respondent(s) Named Below: Para cada uno de los demandados enumerados a continuación: Name And Address Of Respondent 1 Nombre y dirección del demandado 1 Name And Address Of Respondent 2 Nombre y dirección del demandado 2 An Estates Proceeding Has been Commenced Against You! ¡Se ha entablado una demanda sucesoria en su contra! You are notified to appear and answer the attached petition as follows: Se le notifica que debe comparecer y contestar a la demanda adjunta como se indica a continuación: 1. File a written answer in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court for the county named above within 20 days of the date you were served. Presentar un escrito de contestación en la Oficina del Secretario del Tribunal Superior del condado arriba mencionado a más tardar veinte (20) días después de la fecha en la que reciba el emplazamiento. 2. Serve a copy of your written answer on the petitioner or the petitioner’s attorney by personal delivery or mail at the address listed below. Entregar una copia de su escrito de contestación al demandante o al abogado del demandante por medio de entrega personal o al enviarla por correo a la dirección indicada abajo. If you fail to answer the petition, the petitioner may apply to the Court for the relief demanded in the petition. Si usted no contesta la demanda, el demandante puede pedir al juez que se otorguen las medidas que se solicitan en la misma. Name And Address Of Petitioner’s Attorney (If None, Address Of Petitioner) Nombre y dirección del abogado del demandante (si no tiene, dirección del demandante) Date Issued (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha de emisión (mes/día/año) Time Issued Hora de emisión AM PM Signature Firma Deputy CSC Assistant CSC Clerk Of Superior Court Actuario auxiliar del TS Actuario asistente del TS Secretario del Tribunal Superior Original-File Copy-Each Respondent Copy-Attorney/Petitioner Original-expediente Copia-a cada demandado Copia-abogado/demandante (Over) (Continúe) AOC-E-102 Spanish, page 2 of 3, New 1/12 © 2012 Administrative Office of the Courts AOC-E-102, español, página 2 de 3, nuevo 1/12 © 2012 Oficina Administrativa de los Tribunales POR FAVOR LLENE LA VERSIÓN EN INGLÉS DE ESTE FORMULARIO ENDORSEMENT APROBACIÓN This Summons was originally issued on the date indicated above and returned not served. At the request of the petitioner, the time within which this Summons must be served is extended sixty (60) days. Este emplazamiento se emitió inicialmente en la fecha indicada arriba y no se realizó la notificación. A petición del demandante, se extiende el periodo en el que se debe entregar este emplazamiento sesenta (60) días más. Date Of Endorsement (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha de la aprobación (mes/día/ año) AM PM Time Hora de la aprobación Signature Firma RETURN OF SERVICE DILIGENCIA DE NOTIFICACIÓN I certify that this Summons and a copy of the petition were received and served as follows: Certifico que se recibieron este emplazamiento y una copia de la demanda y que los mismos fueron entregados como se indica a continuación: RESPONDENT 1 DEMANDADO 1 Date Served (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha de notificación (mes/día/año) AM PM TimeServed Hora de notificación Name Of Respondent Nombre del demandado By delivering to the respondent named above a copy of the summons and petition. Se entregó al demandado arriba mencionado una copia del emplazamiento y de la demanda. By leaving a copy of the summons and petition at the dwelling house or usual place of abode of the respondent named above with a person of suitable age and discretion then residing therein. Se dejó una copia del emplazamiento y de la demanda en la vivienda o domicilio habitual del demandado arriba mencionado, a una persona de madurez y criterio apropiados que vivía allí. Name And Address Of Person With Whom Copies Left (if corporation, give title of person copies left with) Nombre y dirección de la persona a quien se dejaron las copias (si es una empresa, escriba el cargo de la persona a quien se dejaron las copias) Service accepted by respondent El demandado aceptó notificación Date Accepted (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha en la que la aceptó (mes/día/ año) Signature Firma Other manner of service (specify) Otra forma de notificación (especifique) Respondent WAS NOT served for the following reason: NO se entregaron las copias al demandado por la siguiente razón: RESPONDENT 2 DEMANDADO 2 Date Served (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha de notificación (mes/día/año) AM PM TimeServed Hora de notificación Name Of Respondent Nombre del demandado By delivering to the respondent named above a copy of the summons and petition. Se entregó al demandado arriba mencionado una copia del emplazamiento y de la demanda. By leaving a copy of the summons and petition at the dwelling house or usual place of abode of the respondent named above with a person of suitable age and discretion then residing therein. Se dejó una copia del emplazamiento y de la demanda en la vivienda o domicilio habitual del demandado arriba mencionado, a una persona de madurez y criterio apropiados que vivía allí. Name And Address Of Person With Whom Copies Left (if corporation, give title of person copies left with) Nombre y dirección de la persona a quien se dejaron las copias (si es una empresa, escriba el cargo de la persona a quien se dejaron las copias) Over) (Continúe) Deputy CSC Assistant CSC Clerk Of Superior Court Actuario auxiliar del TS Actuario asistente del TS Secretario del Tribunal Superior AOC-E-102 Spanish, page 3 of 3, New 1/12 © 2012 Administrative Office of the Courts AOC-E-102, español, página 3 de 3, nuevo 1/12 © 2012 Oficina Administrativa de los Tribunales POR FAVOR LLENE LA VERSIÓN EN INGLÉS DE ESTE FORMULARIO Service accepted by respondent El demandado aceptó notificación Date Accepted (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha en la que la aceptó (mes/día/ año) Signature Firma Other manner of service (specify) Otra forma de notificación (especifique) Respondent WAS NOT served for the following reason: NO se entregaron las copias al demandado por la siguiente razón: Date Received (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha de recibido (mes/día/año) Date Of Return (mm/dd/yyyy) Fecha de la diligencia (mes/día/año) Signature Of Deputy Sheriff Making Return Firma del alguacil auxiliar que hace la diligencia Name Of Deputy Sheriff (Type Or Print) Nombre del alguacil auxiliar (a máquina o en letra de imprenta) County Of Sheriff Condado del alguacil

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