Washington, DC Burial Estimate

Advance Directive Form

Download the Advance Directive form for Washington, D.C. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Advance Directive forms.

 

Order Death Certificates

Death Certificate instructions for Washington D.C. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death Certificate ordering information.

 

Digital Estate Planning Laws

  • Washington, D.C. has no legislation

For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Digital Estate Planning Laws.

Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)

  • Washington, D.C. has no legislation

For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death With Dignity Legislation.

Organ Donation Registries

Washington D.C. Organ Donation registry official link. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Organ Donation registries.

 

POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form

Washington D.C. doesn’t currently have a POLST program (check the status here). For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state POLST forms.

 

Probate Laws

Certificate of Filing Will (pdf)
• Large Decedents’ Estates (ADM)
• Small Decedents’ Estates (SEB)
[Source: Probate Division, District Of Columbia Courts]

For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Probate Laws.

 

Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate

  • Washington DC (District of Columbia) has a 0.8%-16% estate tax rate (exemption threshold: $1 million)