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South Carolina
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2016-01-29-01 (Superseded by Order 2017-04-18-01)

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

Re: Probate Form Changes


Pursuant to the provisions of S.C. Const. Art. V § 4, and upon recommendation of the Probate Court Judges Advisory Committee,

IT IS ORDERED that the attached list of Twenty-Nine (29) revised and new Probate Court Forms, incorporated by reference, are approved for use in the probate courts, hereby effective immediately.  Five (5) of the forms listed (300ES, 350ES LF, 350ES SF, 361ES, and 371ES) are mandated.  Mandated forms must include all language as provided on the approved forms. All other uniform probate forms listed are designated as discretionary.   The forms are available on the South Carolina Judicial Department Website at located under the Probate Court Forms link.  The 2016 revised forms supersede all previous versions of these forms.


s/Costa M. Pleicones                
Costa M. Pleicones 
Chief Justice of South Carolina

January 29, 2016
Columbia, South Carolina


Form Number

Form Name


Form 109ES

Motion for Removal


Form 111ES

Waiver, Request or Demand for Notice


Form 300ES

Application (Informal) / Petition (Formal) for Probate of Will or Appointment

(Revised) (Mandatory)

Form 301ES

Additional Devisees/Heirs/Successors


Form 315PC

Final Report - Probate Court Pilot Mediation Program


Form 316PC

Court Report and Evaluation - Probate Court Pilot Mediation Program


Form 317PC

Participant Report and Evaluation - Probate Court Pilot Mediation Program


Form 326ES

Notice of Hearing


Form 330ES

Application for Restraint or Performance of Personal Representative


Form 333ES

Application / Petition for Successor Personal Representative


Form 336ES

Exemplification Form

 (Revised) (Court Use Only)

Form 341ES

Fiduciary Bond


Form 344ES

Waiver of Bond


Form 350ES LF

Inventory and Appraisement LF

 (Revised) (Mandatory)

Form 350ES SF

Inventory and Appraisement SF

 (Revised) (Mandatory)

Form 350ES SQA

Subsequent Administration Inventory


Form 361ES


 (Revised) (Mandatory)

Form 364ES

Waiver of Filing Requirements


Form 371ES

Statement of Creditor's Claim

 (Revised) (Mandatory)

Form 376ES

Written Notice to Creditors


Form 400ES

Deed of Distribution


Form 409ES

Affidavit of Due Diligence


Form 420ES

Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property Pursuant to Small Estate Proceedings


Form 430ES

Petition for Sale of Real Estate


Form 454ES

Additional Signature for Informal Administration


Form 481ES

Probate Rule 5 – Proof of Mediation


Form 482ES

Affidavit to Obtain Bank Balance



Probate Court Summary Report

 (Revised) (Court Use Only)


Probate Court Summary with Adjustments Report

 (New) (Court Use Only)


Pending Estate Cases Report

 (Revised) (Court Use Only)


Pending Guardian Cases Report

 (Revised) (Court Use Only)


Pending Conservator Cases Report

 (Revised) (Court Use Only)