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Fee Schedule
Act 69 of 1993 (Effective 1/3/94)
Act 79 of 1993 (Effective 2/22/94)

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ACCOUNTS - Filing and recording accounts of executors, administrators, guardians and trustees:
First Page (Includes advertising) 120.00
Each additional page 10.00
Exceptions or objections 30.00
Receipt and waiver of accounting 30.00
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
For granting letters in estates not exceeding $1,000 40.00*
Over $1,000 and not exceeding $5,000 50.00*
Over $5,000 and not exceeding $10,000 60.00*
Over $10,000 and not exceeding $20,000 70.00*
Over $20,000 and not exceeding $30,000 80.00*
Over $30,000 and not exceeding $40,000 90.00*
Over $40,000 and not exceeding $50,000 100.00*
Over $50,000 and not exceeding $75,000 110.00*
Over $75,000 and not exceeding $100,000 120.00*
Each additional $100,000 or fraction thereof 35.00*
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY
For probate of wills and granting letters testamentary (includes real estate)
in estates not exceeding $1,000 40.00*
Over $1,000 and not exceeding $5,000 50.00*
Over $5,000 and not exceeding $10,000 . 60.00*
Over $10,000 and not exceeding $20,000 70.00*
Over $20,000 and not exceeding $30,000 80.00*
Over $30,000 and not exceeding $40,000 90.00*
Over $40,000 and not exceeding $50,000 100.00*
Over $50,000 and not exceeding $75,000 110.00*
Over $75,000 and not exceeding $100,000 120.00*
Each additional $100,000 or fraction thereof 35.00*
Codicil, first page 20.50
Each additional page 5.00
When the value of the estate is underestimated or unknown in the application for letters, additional costs will be collected.
PROBATE OF WILL ONLY
First Page 30.00
Each Additional Page 5.00
BONDS
Filing and entering bond where required 30.00
CERTIFIED OR EXEMPLIFIED COPIES OF LETTERS
Filing or issuing certified or exemplified copies of letters of Administration or letters testamentary and recording the same,
First page 40.00
Each additional page 4.00
Issuing certified copies of will, with ctf. attached 15.00
Each additional page 4.00
SHORT CERTIFICATES
Each 5.00
One short certificate is issued at no extra charge when letters are granted
RENUNCIATION
Each form 5.00
COMMISSIONS
To take testimony 30.00
To other counties and states 30.00
INHERITANCE TAX RETURN (Original or Supplemental) 30.00
INVENTORY AND APPRAISEMENT 20.00
FEDERAL INHERITANCE TAX RETURN 15.00
ESTATE STATUS REPORT NO CHARGE
INHERITANCE TAX CERTIFICATE 7.00
ANSWERS, BRIEFS, FINDINGS OF FACT, CONCLUSIONS OF LAW, STIPULATIONS, MOTIONS, DISCLAIMERS, PRAECIPE 30.00
CAVEAT AND INFORMAL CAVEAT 40.00
TAX WAIVERS
Per set for persons dying before December 13, 1982 5.00
PETITION FOR DISTRIBUTION/SCHEDULE OF DISTRIBUTION 40.00
DISCHARGE 40,00
SETTLEMENT OF SMALL ESTATE 40.00*
FAMILY SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT 40.00
FAMILY OR WIDOW'S EXEMPTION 40.00
PETITION TO COMPEL ADMINISTRATION 40.00
PETITION TO COMPEL FILING AN INVENTORY OR AN ACCOUNT 40.00
RECORDING DEATH CERTIFICATES OR AFFIDAVITS OF DEATH 15.00
NOTICE OF ELECTION TO TAKE AGAINST WILL 40.00
PHOTOCOPIES
Each page .50
AFFIDAVITS 4.00
MARRIAGE LICENSE
Including 50 cent state tax 30.00
Child abuse surcharge (effective 3/16/89) 10.00
Domestic violence surcharge (effective 2/19/91) 10.00
Each consent 3.00
Petition to waive three day waiting period 30.00
Certified copy of marriage license 7.00
ADOPTIONS
Intent to Adopt (including $75 counseling fund fee) 85.00
Petition to Confirm Consent 40.00*
Voluntary Relinquishment 40.00*
Involuntary Termination 40.00*
Petition for Adoption 40.00*
Adoption Certificate 6.00
Filing Certified or Exemplified Copies of Adoption Records 40.00
Each additional page 4.00
APPEALS
To an Appellate Court 73.50
To the Probate Court of Common Pleas Court 50.00
CITATIONS 20.00
AGREEMENT BETWEEN WIDOWER AND RESIDUARY LEGATEE 40.00
PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF AUDITOR 40.00
AUDITOR'S REPORT 50.00
EXCEPTIONS TO AUDITORS REPORT 30.00
AUDITOR'S CERTIFICATE 7.00 + copies
SUBPOENA 15.00
PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN OR TRUSTEE (don't collect JCP fee for substitutes) 40.00*
GUARDIAN OR TRUSTEE CERTIFICATE 7.00
DISCHARGE OF TRUSTEE AND APPOINTMENT OF SUBSTITUE TRUSTEE 40.00
GUARDIANSHIP REPORT 40.00
Each additional page 3.00
DECREE AWARDING REAL ESTATE 40.00
PETITION FOR LEAVE TO SELL REAL ESTATE 40.00
PETITION TO APPROVE LEASE 40.00
FINANCIAL STATEMENT 5.00
RECORDING POWER OF ATTORNEY REGARDING ESTATES 20.00
PROOF OF CLAIM 20.00
ISSUING CERTIFIED COPIES OF BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES 7.00
SEARCH FEE 10.00


*Add $35.50 for Judicial Computer System/Access to Justice (JCS/ATJ) fee to each of the above amounts if the petitions are the first filings in each case.

*Add $10.00 for Automation Fund Fee (AF) to each of the above amounts if the petitions are the first filings in each case.

In cases not specifically provided for, the Register will make the same charges as are imposed for services of a substantially similar nature.