Probate Office fees

What Probate actually costs

The real cost of Probate is the fees that you pay to the Probate Office, which are:
  • A fee for advertising your intention to apply for Probate - around $40
  • A lodging fee (that you pay to the Probate Office when lodging an application for Probate). This fee varies a with the estate value.
For estates with a gross value of
  • less than $500,000 - fee $60.70
  • $500,000 to $1 million - fee $325.10
  • $1 million to $2 million - fee $606.90
  • $2 million to  $3 million - fee $1,329.40
  • Over $3 million  - fee $2,051.90