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A small estate is one in which assets subject to administration valued at $30,000 or less ($50,000 if the spouse is the sole legatee or heir)
(FOR PERSONS DYING ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 1998 ONLY, Small Estate value is determined by the fair market value of property less debts of record secured by the property, as of the date of death, to the extent that insurance benefits are not payable to the lien holder or secured party for secured debt.)
Fees will be assessed according to the following schedule. If more than four Letters of Administration are required, an additional fee of $1.00 each will be charged. The estate shall pay the expense of mailing the Notice of Appointment. Fees shall be assessed on the value of the small estate at the following rates:
Estate is at least:
But less than:
The Fee is:
1% of the value of the small estate
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