Probate


Probate Filing Fees


$231.00  Probate other (Petition to amend death certificate, Petition to open a safe deposit box)
$231.00  Guardianship other (Petition to appoint stand alone stand by guardian, Petition to appoint successor custodian)
$231.00  To admit foreign will 
$231.00  To admit transcript of record 
$231.00 For disposition of personal property without administration 
$231.00
To Determine Incapacity 
$231.00
Foreign Guardianship to Manage Property of Non-Resident Ward 
$231.00
To Approve Minor Contract or Minor Settlement 
$235.00
For Veterans Administration and Guardianship 
$235.00
To Appoint Guardian of Person 
$41.00 For filing caveat, notice of trust  
$6.00  For each authorization prepared by the Clerk for disposition of personal property  
   

Please note: Include a preparation fee for each authorization prepared by the Clerk (separate authorization for each agency)  

   
$235.00  For summary administration less than or equal to $1,000.00 
$345.00 For summary administration greater than $1,000.00 and ancillary summary administration 
$400.00  For formal or ancillary formal administration, curatorship, conservatorship or guardianship of property (including voluntary guardian property) 
$400.00 Trust
$85.00  Audit Fee for a Guardianship Inventory having value in excess of $25,00.00 
  Audit Fee on Annual Accounting or Simplified Accounting: 
$20.00  Assets of $25,000.00 or less 
$85.00  Assets of more than $25,000.00 but not in excess of $100,000.00 
$170.00  Assets of more than $100,000.00 but not in excess of $500,000.00 
$250.00  Assets in excess of $500,000.00 
$8.50  Bond Approval Fee (For Guardianship Cases only) 
   
Additional Fees        
$1.00  Copies - per page (no larger than 14"x8.5") 
$2.00  Certification
$7.00  Exemplified Certificate (one-page judgment) 
$6.00  Preparation of official receipt upon filing wills for safekeeping or pre-need guardian (no charge for filing if no receipt desired)
   
Miscellaneous  
$2.50  Each additional defendant over five
$50.00  Re-open fee
$2.00  Record search (per year)
$3.50  Administer an oath (must present ID)
$42.00  Sealing or expungement of record
$100.00  Pro Hac Vice (out-of-state attorney - F.S. 25.241)
$18.00  For each severance granted (paid by the party) 

Deposits into the registry of court (3% of the first $500 and 1.5% of balance)