Fees

A Probate Fee is charged for the administrative processing of the estate. This fee is based on the total gross estate, as stated in the tables below. There may also be charges for additional services including, but not limited to, the following: extra Letters of Administration; plain, certified or exemplified copies; entering claims; entering caveat papers; and certified mail fees for notices.

 

Regular Estate Probate Fee

Regular Estate

If the value of the (REGULAR) probate estate is at least but is less than the fee is
$0 $10,000 $50
$10,000 $20,000 $100
$20,000 $50,000 $150
$50,000 $75,000 $200
$75,000 $100,000 $300
$100,000 $250,000 $400
$250,000 $500,000 $500
$500,000 $750,000 $750
$750,000 $1,000,000 $1,000
$1,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,500
$2,000,000 $5,000,000 $2,500
$5,000,000 --------------- $2,500 plus .02% of excess over $5,000,000

 

Small Estate Probate Fee

Small Estate

If the value of the (Small) probate estate is at least but is less than the fee is
$0 $200 $2
$200 $5,000 1% of the value of the small estate
See Regular Estate Probate Fee For Small Estates Over $5,000

 

Other Fees

Other Fees

Item Fee Comment
Claims Fee $3.00  
Plain Copies .50 per page  
Certified Copies .50 per page plus $2.00 Only needed for official use
Exemplified Copies .50 per page plus $6.00 Only needed for out-of-state official use
Letters of Administration $1.00 Only issued to PR and Attorney
Filing a Will for Safekeeping $5.00 See 'Wills' section of FAQ
Caveat, Controversial Fees, Exceptions $10.00 Call the office for additional Court fees
Ancillary (Foreign) Proceedings 1% of the value of the gross estate,
not to exceed $100.00
Only used when decedent
resided out-of-state