Rhode Island Probate Form PC-1.2

Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo

Everything you need to know about Rhode Island Form PC-1.2, including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related RI probate forms.

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About Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo

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.

Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo is a commonly used form within Rhode Island. 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:

Atticus Fast Facts About Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo:

  • This form pertains to the State of Rhode Island

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 Rhode Island’s Form PC-1.2 - Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form PC-1.2

Step 1 - Download the correct Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 PC-1.2, take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in RI 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 PC-1.2 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 PC-1.2 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 Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo 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 Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo 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 Rhode Island.

5 reasons you should submit PC-1.2 as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form PC-1.2, and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit Form PC-1.2 Online

Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form PC-1.2 - Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo 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 Rhode Island probate court office.

Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo 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 Rhode Island-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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Did you know?

  • Form PC-1.2 - Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo is a probate form in Rhode Island.

  • Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island.

  • 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 Rhode Island, especially without guidance, can take years to finish and cost upwards of $14,000.

Frequently Asked Questions about Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo

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

The Exact Text on Form PC-1.2

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Rhode Island Form PC-1.2 - Administration De Bonis Non Or De Bonis Non Cum Testamento Annexo. You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

Respectfully represents: Name of the Deceased Personal estate $ estimated at Resided in City/Town Date of Death Petitioner: NameRelationship to Deceased Street Address City/TownStateZip Code Phone Number respectfully represents: Name of Former Fiduciary has (check one): died resigned been removed without having (check one): fully administered said estate fully executed the will Therefore, I/we request that: Name of Nominee Relationship to Deceased Street Address City/TownStateZip Code Name of Co- Nominee (if any) Relationship to Deceased Street Address City/TownStateZip Code or any other suitable person be appointed to administer the estate not yet administered. Petitioner: To the best of my knowledge or belief, the statement(s) contained within this document are truthful and accurate. Signature of Petitioner Date Notary: Name of NotaryStateCounty On day of , 20 the petitioner, known to me or proved through satisfactory evidence, signed the document in my presence and swore or affirmed the statement(s) in the documents is/are truthful and accurate. Signature of Notary PublicDate Commission ID#Commission Expiration DateNotary Seal DATE FILED FOR COURT USE ONLY ADMINISTRATION DE BONIS NON RIGL 33-8-10 OR ADMINISTRATION DE BONIS NON CUM TESTAMENTO ANNEXO RIGL 33-8-9 PC-1.2 (Rev. 03/21) State of Rhode Island Probate Court Page 1 of 2 STATE OF RHODE ISLAND County of Estate of Alias PROBATE COURT OF THE City or Town of No. DECREE Upon hearing, it is hereby ordered and decreed: Fiduciary Name Street Address City/TownStateZip Code EmailPhone Number Co-Fiduciary Name Street Address City/TownStateZip Code EmailPhone Number is/are hereby appointed to administer the estate not already administered. Bond Fixed at: $ With Surety Without Surety With the will annexed (check if appropriate) Appointed RESIDENT APPRAISER(S): Check box if Appraiser(s) is/are the same as above OR Complete Appraiser(s) information below. Appraiser Name Street Address City/TownStateZip Code EmailPhone Number Co-Appraiser Name Street Address City/TownStateZip Code EmailPhone Number Appointend RESIDENT AGENT: Resident Agent Name Street Address City/TownStateZip Code EmailPhone Number Form PC-3.5 Appointment of Agent, if applicable. Entered as an order and decree of the court on: Probate JudgeDate Signature of Probate Judge PC-1.2 (Rev. 03/21) Page 2 of 2

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