Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 14 addresses this. For wages, a party can file an affidavit at any time with the employer of the deceased and collect the deceased’s wages if they are not more than $5,000. If more than $5,000, a probate case may be filed. The Clerk of the Superior Court provides an Affidavit to Collect Personal Property Packet. You may click on the link below to access the forms and information on collecting personal property. Please Note: This form is not filed with the Superior Court. It is provided to the public only as a courtesy of the Clerk of the Superior Court.
Affidavit to Collect Personal Property Packet (PDF)