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File a Petition for Discharge to Close the Estate
Typically, this is document is known as the Petition of Final Discharge or Ex Parte for Final Discharge and Order and when approved, it's known as known as Judgment of Final Distribution.
Once approved, the Administrator or Executor is released from their responsibilities of administering the Estate.
This is typically the final step in the Probate Court process.
Review the links below to search for state Probate documents and learn more about closing an Estate.