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Is the CA probate fee provided the statute an annual fee or

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Is the CA probate fee provided for in the statute an annual fee or total fee
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  N Cal Atty replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

Are you referring to the compensation of the executor or administrator and the attorney?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Actual issue is reasonable compensation of a Trustee...have read that personal rep statute can be used for trustee comp. Trust has been open 3 years and was wondering whether %statutory scheme is annual fee or total fee?
Expert:  N Cal Atty replied 1 year ago.

Probate Code:

15682. The court may fix an amount of periodic compensation under Sections 15680 and 15681 to continue for as long as the court determines is proper.


The statutes on executors' fees are for total, not periodic compensation. The above statute allows for periodic compensation for trustees.

I hope this information is helpful.