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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 07-237



Fees of Register of Wills; No. 83-2007

[37 Pa.B. 770]
[Saturday, February 17, 2007]


   And Now, To Wit, this 31st day of January, 2007, in accordance with the provisions of Act 69 of December 3, 1993, upon the determination of the Register of Wills that these fees are fair and reasonable, the following Bill of Costs is established to become effective on March 19, 2007, to be chargeable to the parties and to the Estates for probating of Wills and Testaments, and for all services of the Register of Wills of this County, in the transaction of the business of his office.

By the Court

President Judge

*For granting Letters Testamentary, Letters of Administration and Letters of Administration C.T.A., including filing, probating and recording of Will one page
estate not exceeding $250$23.00
Over $250 and not exceeding $ 1,000$39.00
Over $1,000 and not exceeding $5,000$55.00
Over $5,000 and not exceeding $10,000 $83.00
Over $10,000 and not exceeding $25,000$138.00
Over $25,000 and not exceeding $50,000$165.00
Over $50,000 and not exceeding $100,000$198.00
Over $100,000 and not exceeding $200,000$237.00
Over $200,000 and not exceeding $300,000$275.00
Over $300,000 and not exceeding $ 400,000$330.00
Over $400,000 and not exceeding $500,000$400.00
Over $500,000 and not exceeding $600,000$500.00
Over $600,000 and not exceeding $700,000$600.00
Over $700,000 and not exceeding $800,000$700.00
Over $800,000 and not exceeding $900,000$800.00
Over $900,000 and not exceeding $1,000,000$900.00
Each succeeding $100,000 or fraction thereof $125 additional
For each additional page of Will $3.00
* No probate accepted without death certificate
Affidavit, filing of, in relation to debts, etc.
In estates of non-resident decedents $25.00
Short certificate, non-resident decedent $10.00
Affidavit $15.00
Answer, filing of $40.00
Appeal, filing of $50.00
Bond--Non-resident Executor's or Administrator's filing $20.00
Caveat--filing and recording $100.00
Bond, filing $20.00
Withdrawal $20.00
Certificate, short $10.00
Redating short certificate $8.00
Certificate, special short $10.00
Certification under Act of Congress (Exemplification Cert.) $50.00
Each additional page $3.00
Certified copy of Will, Inventory and appraisement or account per page
(In addition to $20.00 for certificate) $3.00
Certifying record to Orphans' Court on appeal $50.00
Citation, Petition for and order (including Citation) $65.00
*Commission to take testimony of Executor or Administrator $60.00
*Commission to take oath of witnesses $60.00
Commission from Registers for witnesses, execution of $30.00
Filing and Recording exemplified copies of Will, or of Letters of Administration, etc.,
whether recorded or not
Each page $3.00
Hearing, to schedule $100.00
Inheritance Tax Certification $30.00
Inheritance Tax Return Fee $20.00
Supplemental Filing $15.00
Inventory, filing $20.00
Each additional page or fraction of page $3.00
Miscellaneous Estate--No letters granted, including statement of debts and deductions $55.00
Name Search (per name) $25.00
Non-appearing witness affidavit $15.00
Order $25.00
Petition and Order--including Letter Petitions $50.00
Register of Wills Automation fee $15.00
Renunciation, filing $15.00
State judicial computer system fee $10.00
Subpoena (Register of Wills) $10.00
Supplemental Letters Testamentary $90.00
Special Services: By Order of Court Only.
Probate of Will (outside office) (mileage IRS rate) $125.00
Affidavit of witness (mileage IRS rate) $125.00
*Refers to Commissions sent to other counties

   Instruments not specifically listed will be charged at a rate comparable to this schedule for a like instrument, as determined by the Register of Wills

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-237. Filed for public inspection February 16, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]


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