Register of Wills

MICHELLE ESTABROOK Register of Wills Clerk of the Orphans’ Court Division Susquehanna County Court House PO Box 218 Montrose, PA  18801 regrec@susqco.com (570) 278-4600  Ext. 4065-4067

Fee Schedule

FEE SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 8, 2014 ACT 126 OF 2014 INCREASED THE JCS FEE ON ALL NEW FILINGS TO $35.50.

 

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 estatesFirst pageEach additional page $25.00$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
Notice of Election to take against will $15.00
Petitions under Orphans’ Court (except adoptions or terminations) $30.00
Filing Appeal to Superior Court – county feeState feeadditional costs may apply for large files $65.00$85.50
First and Final Accounting
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 AgreementEach signature $25.00$3.00
MotionsBriefs

Answers

Objections

Estate Name Search

 

 

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$5.00