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Probate and Trust Administration FEES

Fees. They are four letters that can make anyone dealing with an attorney’s office cringe.  At the Law Office of Finley Stetson we aim to take away that anxiety.  Enter the world of the flat fee!  We provide our fees right here so you can have some peace of mind that we’re working efficiently, quickly and economically for you.  

PROBATE & TRUST ADMINISTRATION FEE SCHEDULE

Probate: Summary Administration: – $2,500

  • Notice to Creditors: $500

Fees for Estate Tax Returns (same as statutory fee):

  • Up to $10,000,000: .5%
  • Over $10,000,000: .25%
  • DSUE Return: 50% of statutory Fees

Probate: Full Administration, based on the value of estate assets, including homestead:

  • Estates up to $100,000: $3,000
  • $100,000 to $3,000,000: 1.5% (statutory fee is 2.5%)
  • $3,000,000 to $5,000,000: 1% (statutory fee is 2%)
  • $5,000,000 to $10,000,000: .75% (statutory fee is 1.5%)
  • Over $10,000,000: .5% (statutory fee is 1%)
  • Services for the sale of real property, litigation, tax matters, and carrying on the decedent’s business are billed hourly

Trust Administration Fees, based on value of trust assets, including homestead:

  • Trusts up to $100,000: $2,500
  • $100,000 to $3,000,000: 1% (statutory fee is 1.875%)
  • $3,000,000 to $5,000,000: .75% (statutory fee is 1.5%)
  • $5,000,000 to $10,000,000: .5% (statutory fee is 1.125%)
  • Over $10,000,000: .25% (statutory fee is .75%)
  • Services for litigation, tax proceedings, tax planning, and special valuation of assets

Areas Of Practice

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