... Virginia offers probate shortcuts for "small estates." ... Property With a Simple (Small Estate) Affidavit
Virginia has two procedures that allow inheritors to skip probate ... The out-of-court affidavit procedure is available in Virginia if:
The value of the entire personal probate ... The will, if any, must be filed with probate court. There is a 60-day waiting period. Va. Code Ann. ... For More Information
For help determining if an estate qualifies for one of these probate shortcuts, ... Probate Shortcuts in Virginia ...