Register of Wills

Michelle Estabrook
Register of Wills
regrec@susqco.com

 

 Fee Schedule

 

​We are now accepting credit cards for payment - except inheritance tax payments

Effective December 1, 2017, the JCS Fee increases to $40.25

We request no staples in documents to be recorded

 

Letters of Administration or Testamentary

Estates not exceeding $1,000
$20.00

$1,000 to $5,000
$30.00

$5,000 to $10,000
$40.00

$10,000 to $20,000
$50.00

$20,000 to $30,000
$60.00

$30,000 to $40,000
$70.00

$40,000 to $50,000
$80.00

$50,000 to $75,000
$90.00

$75,000 to $100,000
$100.00

Each additional $100,000 or fraction thereof
$40.00

 

Bonds
$15.00

 

Short Certificates
$5.00

 

Filing certified copies of estates

First Page
$25.00

Each additional page
$ 5.00

 

Filing Exemplified copies of estates

First page
$25.00

Each additional page
$5.00 + JCS fee

Caveat
$15.00

Disclaimer
$15.00

Inheritance Tax Return when no letters have been issued
$20.00 + JCS fee

Renunciation
$5.00

Claim
$15.00

Satisfaction of a Claim
$15.00

 

Issuing Certified or Exemplified Copies of Estate Proceedings

First page
$20.00

Each additional page
$5.00

 

Marriage licenses – includes 1 certified copy
$40.00

Certified copy of marriage license
$5.00

 

Subpoena
$10.00

Codicil
$15.00 Receipt & Release
$5.00

Probate of Will only – no letters issued
$20.00 + JCS fee

Notice of Election to take against will
$15.00

Petitions under Orphans’ Court (except adoptions or terminations)
$30.00 + JCS fee

Filing Appeal to Superior Court – county fee
$65.00

State fee (additional costs may apply for large files)
$90.25

First and Final Accounting – Must include Pet for Adjudication – see new OC rules on AOPC site

First page
$50.00

Each additional page
$ 5.00

 

Advertising

Susq Co Independent
$115.00

Susq. Co Transcript
$115.00

Forest City News
$65.00

 

Adoptions

Petition for Adoption
$35.00

 

Petition to confirm consent
$25.00

Voluntary or Involuntary terminations $25.00

 

Intent to Adopt
$75.00

Citation
$10.00

Family Settlement Agreement
$25.00

Each signature
$3.00

Motions or Briefs
$10.00

Answers
$10.00

Objections
$5.00

Estate Name Search
$5.00

Affidavit of Death – pursuant to 20 Pa C.S. Sec 925
$15.00