Deadlines & Fees

Deadlines

For advertised matters, the deadline is Tuesday, four weeks before the court date.

For matters on waiver, please file one week before the court date. The deadline may be adjusted with good cause. Please contact the Probate Clerk at 568-4300.


Fees                                                                           

Advertising - $45
Administration Petition –  Minimum of $30 – Maximum of $1,500 (+ $4 HR fee)
                                               1% of estate’s value not including real estate
                                                If on waiver, $45 to advertise qualification
                                                If not on waiver, $90 ($45 advertise hearing, $45 advertise qualification)
Affidavit of Complete Administration - $34 Filing fee
Change of Name - $85 ($34 Filing Fee, $45 advertise hearing, $6 Certified copy of Petition)
Final Accounting -  $45 Advertising
Guardianship – Minimum of $30 – Maximum of $1,500 (+ $4 HR fee)
                               1% of estate’s value not including real estate
                 NOTE:   In addition to the Filing fee, $90 ($45 advertise hearing, $45 advertise qualification)
Petition to File Will with no Assets - $34 Filing fee
Petition to Sell Real Estate - $79 ($34 Filing fee, $45 advertise hearing)
Probate of Will – Minimum of $30 – Maximum of $1,500 (+ $4 HR fee)
                                1% of estate’s value not including real estate
                                 If on waiver, $45 to advertise qualification
                                 If not on waiver, $90 ($45 advertise hearing, $45 advertise qualification)
Voluntary Informal Administrator or Small Estate - $35 ($30 Filing fee, $5 Certified copy of Petition)
Voluntary Informal Executor or Small Estate - $35 ($30 Filing fee, $5 Certified copy of Petition)