Register of Wills Filing Fees

Additional Information

  
*At the time of filing the Petition for Letters an estimate of the gross probate value of the Estate is required. Additional probate fees will be charged if the Inventory and/or Notice of Inheritance Tax Assessment value is greater than the original estimate.
 
**Automation charge pursuant to 42 P.S. § 21022.1
 
***E-Filing charge pursuant to 42 P.S. § 21022.1
 
**** Instruments not specifically listed will be charged at a rate comparable to this schedule for a similar instrument. 

Fee Schedule - PDF format

        

Schedule of Filing Fees - effective JANUARY 01, 2010

  
Letters Testamentary / Administration  *Estimated Value Cost
Letters Testamentary / Administration $0.00 To $10,000.00 $40.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $10,000.01 To $50,000.00 $80.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $50,000.01 To $100,000.00 $120.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $100,000.01 To $200,000.00 $160.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $200,000.01 To $300,000.00 $200.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $300,000.01 To $400,000.00 $240.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $400,000.01 To $500,000.00 $300.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $500,000.01 To $600,000.00 $340.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $600,000.01 To $700,000.00 $400.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $700,000.01 To $800,000.00 $440.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $800,000.01 To $900,000.00 $480.00
Letters Testamentary / Administration $900,000.01 To $1,000,000.00 $520.00
         
Each additional $1,000,000.00 or fraction thereof $300.00
 
Miscellaneous Items Cost
Affidavit $5.00
Ancillary Letters $50.00
Appeal $25.00
Automation Fee** $5.00
Bond $10.00
Caveat Formal $50.00
Caveat Informal $25.00
Certification of documents $10.00
Citation Pet. & Issuing one respondent $50.00
Citation Pet. & Issuing- Each additional respondent $5.00
Commission $50.00
Copies $.25
Mail $0.50
Microfiche $1.00
E-Filing*** $5.00
Election against a Will $5.00
Estate Closing Letter $5.00
Exemplification Filing $50.00
Exemplification Preparing (Add Copying Fee per page)
$50.00
Federal Return $25.00
Hearing/Order $100.00
Inheritance Tax Return $20.00
Inheritance Tax Return (No Probate - E File and Automation) $30.00
Inheritance Tax Return- Supplemental $20.00
Inventory $10.00
Inventory - Supplemental $10.00
Judicial Computer System (set by law) $35.50
Miscellaneous transactions ****
Receipt and Release $25.00
Renunciation $5.00
Research Fee $5.00
Returned Check $20.00
Short Certificates $5.00
Subpoena $10.00
Will Lodged $35.00