Probate and Guardianship Fees

Probate
1) Probate
Description Amount
1 For the opening of any estate of one document or more, including, but not limited to, petitions and orders to approve settlement of minor's claims; open safe deposit box; enter rooms and places; for the determination of heirs if not formal administration. $231.00
2 Petition/order to admit foreign wills, authenticated copies, exemplified copies or transcripts of record $231.00
3 Summary administration (Includes all Florida Statutes 735.201) Less than $1,000 $235.00
4 Summary administration (Includes all Florida Statutes 735.201) $1,000 or more $345.00
5 Formal administration $400.00
6 Caveat / Notice of Trust $41.00
7 Personal property, disposition without administration $231.00
8 Fee for specific reopenings of any circuit court case, including civil and family, FS 28.241 $50.00
Guardianship
2) Guardianship
Description Amount
1 Petition for determination of incapacity $231.00
2 Guardianship proceedings, person only $235.00
3 Guardianship proceedings, property only $400.00
4 Guardianship proceedings, person and property $400.00
5 Guardianship Ancillary, Curatorship and Conservatorship $400.00
6 Foreign Guardian to manage property of non-resident $231.00
7 Veterans' administration guardianship $235.00
8 Fee for specific reopening of any circuit court case, pursuant to FS 28.241(1)(b) $50.00
9 Maintain professional guardian file $7.50
10 Audit fee, verified inventory over $25,000 $85.00
11 Audit fees, Annual $25,000 or less $20.00
12 Audit fees more than $25,000 up to & including $100,000 $85.00
13 Audit fees more than $100,000 up to & including $500,000 $170.00
14 Audit fees in excess of $500,000 $250.00
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Contact Probate and Guardianship
Supervisor: Shanice Mays
Supervisor Title: Supervisor
Mailing Address
Attn: Probate and Guardianship
P.O. Box 25400
Bradenton, FL 34206
Physical Address
1115 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205