Deposits & Court Costs

Deposits in the amount set forth will be required:

(A) Full Estate Administration; Appointment of Fiduciary for the purpose of filing a Civil Action; Release of Estate from Administration; Testamentary Trust; Adoptions; Application for Private Placement; Appointment of Guardian of Minor or Incompetent; Emergency Guardianships; Appointment of a Conservator and Application for Protective Services  $200.00

(B) Release of Estate from Administration with Will…………….….$150.00
Release of Estate from Administration without Will………….…$125.00

(C) Civil Actions; Declaratory Judgments; Will Contests; Determination of Heirship; Concealment of Assets and all other contested actions $150.00

(D) Probate of Will Only (with the tax return); Application to admit authenticated copies of Will/Estate Administration; Petition for Release of Information on Adoptions $61.00

(E) Petition for Change of Name (Adult and Minor) $150.00

Minor Change of Name (Publishing for Parent) $260.00

(F) Minor’s Settlement $50.00

(G) Application for Summary Release from Administration $100.00

Application for Summary with Will or Certificate of Transfer $125.00

(H) Estate-Authenticated copies $37.00 plus pages of record

(I) No Estate, date of death prior ten years $40.00

(J) Certification of Notice to Administrator of Medicaid Estate Recovery Program only $28.00

(K) Will deposit (no Estate) $25.00

(L) Disinterment Proceedings $46.00

(M) Application for temporary commissioner $20.00

Court Costs shall be assessed as follows:

(A) Delayed Registration of Birth $21.00

(B) Correction of Birth $19.00

(C) Certified Copy of Marriage Records $3.00

(D) All copies $1.00

(E) Certified Mail $8.00

(F) Computer Fund $10.00

(G) Computerized Legal Research $3.00

(H) Mediation  $10.00

  • (A) Special Projects $10.00
  • (B) Conduct of Business $1.00

Publication Fees

(A) Adoptions $700.00

(B) Estates $500.00

For Probate proceedings not listed above, please contact the Court. These Court costs may be changed by the Court without amendments of these Local Rules or as required by statute.