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Lexington County Administrative offices will be closed Monday, February 18th in observance of Presidents Day.

Court Fees

Probate Court Fees   

 

 

Court Fees

 

ACCOUNTINGS (Conservatorship only) 

 

$10.00

CERTIFIED COPY (plus copy charges of $ .25 per page)

 

$5.00

 

 

COURT COST (total gross value of probate estate):

 

 

 

   Estates And Conservatorships

 

$ 0 - $4,999

 

$25.00 

$5,000-$19,999

 

$45.00

$20,000-$59,999

 

$67.50

$60,000-$99,999

 

$95.00
$100,000 - $599,999

$95.00 plus .0015 over $100,000 - see EXAMPLE # 1 BELOW

 

$600,000 - unlimited

$95.00 plus .0025 over $600,000 - see EXAMPLE # 2 BELOW

 

 

EXAMPLE # 1:

If the estate is worth $325,000.00. The first $100,000.00 has a fee of $95.00. The remaining $225,000.00 is multiplied by .0015 for a total of $337.50. Add together $95.00 plus $337.50 for a total filing fee of $432.50.

 

EXAMPLE # 2:

If the estate is worth $925,000.00. The first $600,000.00 has a fee of $845.00(computed using the formula in EXAMPLE # 1). The remaining $325,000.00 is multiplied by .0025 for a total of $812.50. Add together $845.00 plus $812.50 for a total filing fee of $1,657.50.

 

 

SMALL ESTATE AFFIDAVIT:

 

If the total value is below $100.00

 

$12.50

If the total value is $100.00 - $4999.99

 

$25.00

If the total value is $5000.00 - $19,999.99

 

$45.00

If the total value is $20,000.00 -  $25,000.00

 

$67.50

 

 

 

 

 

CREDITORS ADVERTISEMENT (Subject To Change)

 

The Chronicle

 

$30.00

Twin City News

 

$42.00

 


 

 

LITIGATION:

 

All Petitions/Complaints/Summons

 

$150.00

Motions

 

No Charge

   

 

 

Other Court Fees

 

CONSERVATORSHIP

 

$150.00

DEMAND FOR NOTICE 

 

$5.00

EXEMPLIFIED/AUTHENTICATED COPY

 

$20.00

GUARDIANSHIP

 

$150.00

MARRIAGE LICENSE 

 

$30.00  

MARRIAGE LICENSE CORRECTION

 

$6.75
PHOTO COPIES (per copy)

$0.25

 

SUBSEQUENT ADMINISTRATION 

(to re-open estate)

 

$22.50