Courts

Filing Fees & Court Fines

Vitals

Copies, Searches & Forms

General Information

PDF Format

$25.00

Any document containing more than 25 pages

$25.00

$10.00

Application for Sale of Real or Personal Property
+ General Citation to be posted

$10.00

$2.00

Annual or Final Report of Guardian

+ Order Approving Report

$25.00

$2.00

$10.00

Annual or Final Account

+ Order Approving Account
+ General Citation to be posted if it’s a Final Account

Fees for filing the below documents are only assessed after the filing of an order

approving the inventory or after the 120th day after the date of the initial filing,

whichever occurs first.  (LGC 118.056)

 

$75.00

Subpoena served by Sheriff’s Office
(A letter requesting Subpoena is needed with the name and address of witness to be served, date and time of hearing and whom the witness is appearing on behalf.)

$2.00

Letters Testamentary, Administration or Guardianship

$40.00

Jury Fee

$10.00

Claim Against an Estate

No Charge

Filing an Ordered Response or Answer

$110.00

Contest / Adverse Action / Counter Claim

$2.00

Any space requiring the Judge's signature

$25.00

$2.00

Inventory, Appraisement & List of Claims

+ Order Approving Inventory, Appraisement & List of Claims

The fee for filing an Inventory is only assessed after the 90th day after the date the personal representative has qualified to serve or, if the Court grants an extension, after the date of the extended deadline specified by the Court.  (LGC 118.056)

$5.00

Probate Search (per name)

$252.00

New Small Estate Case

No Charge

Personal Service Issued & Returned to Attorney for Service

$10.00

General Citation to be Posted

$75.00

Personal Service Served by Certified Mail

$75.00

Personal Service Served by Sheriff's Office

$262.00

New Probate Case

Fees Effective: September 1, 2017


All papers filed in Probate matters must be 8 1/2” x 11” with the exception of wills.

Probate Fees

 

$272.00

$500.00

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$772.00

New Guardianship Case

New Case Fee

Attorney Ad Litem Fee

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Total

$500.00

Attorney Ad Litem Fee

(for Determination of Heirship, Guardianship, Sale of Property of a Minor or Ward without Guardianship - see Administrative Order)