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Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property ARS 14-3971(B)

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This document is not filed in Superior Court, but is presented to the person holding the property. If there is personal property (bank accounts, stocks, vehicles) registered in the decedent's name, the property may be collected by presenting the affidavit to the appropriate person, business or agency. To collect personal property by this method, the value of all of the personal property in the decedent's estate cannot exceed $50,000.

The affidavit must state:

  1. Thirty (30) days have elapsed from the date of death of the decedent.

  2. No application or petition for appointment of a personal representative is pending or has been granted.

  3. The person requesting payment is the successor of the decedent and is entitled to payment or delivery of the property. You will need the following form:

    1. Affidavit of Collection of Personal Property (Form PR-130).

Kenneth Lee (Div. 3)

Presiding Judge

(520) 724-8531

Danelle Liwski (Div. 6)


(520) 724-3686

Julia Connors (Div. 64/O)


(520) 724-4512

Lori B. Jones (Div. 57/H)


(520) 724-3625

Other Probate Contacts

Superior Court Probate Clerk’s Office
110 West Congress Street
1st Floor
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(520) 724-3230 

Scott Petersen
Superior Court Probate Registrar
110 West Congress Street
1st Floor
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(520) 724-3247

Lorenzo Garza
Probate Accountant
110 West Congress Street
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 724-3230

Peter Santini
Pima County Public Fiduciary
32 North Stone Avenue
4th Floor
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 724-5454

Elder Law Legal Assistance
(520) 790-7262

Southern Arizona Legal Aid
(520) 623-9461

Lawyers Referral
(520) 623-4625

Pima County Bar Association
(520) 623-8258