Real Estate Only

with No Administration

Real Estate Only – No Administration [RC 2113.61(D)]

If there has been no estate administration, and none is contemplated, an Application for Certificate of Transfer (Form 12.0 – with all applicable boxes and no administration box checked) may be filed by an heir, devisee, or a successor in interest for the transfer of the decedent’s real estate interest.

Filing requirements:

  1. Forms 12.0A and 12.0B (see Court Forms below)
    1. Applicant confirms decedent was not a Medicaid recipient;
      1. Form 7.0 Certification of Notice to Administrator of Medicaid Estate Recovery Program to be filed; proof of service pursuant to Civil Rule 73 to be attached.
      2. In lieu of Form 7.0, Court will accept a letter or email from the Ohio Attorney General confirming there will not be a Medicaid Claim.
      3. In lieu of Form 7.0 or a letter/email from OAG, a motion to waive this requirement for good cause (and proposed order) may be filed.
    2. Applicant confirms the real estate described in the Certificate of Transfer is the only probate asset;
    3. Applicant confirms at least six months have passed since decedent’s date of death.
    1. Form 2.0 Application to Probate Will 
    2. Last Will and Testament (original) 
    3. Form 2.1 Waiver(s) of Notice of Probate Will 
    4. Form 2.4 Certificate of Service of Notice of Probate of Will 
    5. Form ET 22 Certificate of Estate Tax Payment & Real Property Disclosure (D.O.D. prior to 01/01/2013)
  3. Form 1.0 Surviving Spouse, Children, Next of Kin, Legatees and Devisees
  4. Form 12.0 Application for Certificate of Transfer
  5. Form 12.1 Certificate of Transfer
  6. Auditor’s Real Property Valuation/Original Real Property Appraisal (D.O.D. value)
  7. Paid Funeral Bill (photocopy)
  8. Death Certificate (photocopy)

Standard Probate Forms 

For all Standard Probate Forms click here.

For Checklists and Forms exclusive to Shelby County Probate Court, see the forms section below.


Real Estate Only - Filing Information/Entry

Fee Waiver Affidavit & Order

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