Large Estate Proceeding Filing Fees

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In this post, we’re looking at the filing fees for large estate proceedings. Filing fees are governed by Probate Division Rules 125  and 425 .  The information below is current as of May 2018, and you can check the links for the current information on filing fees.

In general, there is a $25.00 fee if there is real estate owned by the decedent in the District of Columbia, plus an additional fee depending on the value of all other assets/personal property:

$0.01 – $499.99 no cost
$500.00 – $2,500.00 $15.00
$2,500.01 – $15,000.00 $50.00
$15,000.01 – $25,000.00 $100.00
$25,000.01 – $49,999.99 $150.00
$50,000.00 – $74,999.99 $250.00
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00 $350.00
$100,000.00 – $499,999.99 $575.00
$500,000.00 – $749,999.99 $825.00
$750,000.00 – $999,999.99 $1,275.00
$1,000,000.00 – $2,499,999.99 $1,800.00
$2,500,000.00 – $4,999,999.99 $2,300.00
$5,000,000.00 and over $5,000,000.00 and over $2,300.00 plus 0.02% of amount in excess of $5,000,000.00
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