2015 ORS 21.170¹
Probate filing fees and accounting fees

(1) Except as provided in ORS 114.515 (Value of estate), a probate court shall collect the following filing fees for the filing of a petition for the appointment of personal representative:

(a) If the value of the estate is less than $50,000, $252.

(b) If the value of the estate is $50,000 or more, but less than $1 million, $531.

(c) If the value of the estate is $1 million or more, but less than $10 million, $793.

(d) If the value of the estate is $10 million or more, $1,056.

(2) A probate court shall collect the following fees for an annual or final accounting filed in a probate proceeding:

(a) If the value of the estate is less than $50,000, $32.

(b) If the value of the estate is $50,000 or more, but less than $1 million, $268.

(c) If the value of the estate is $1 million or more, but less than $10 million, $531.

(d) If the value of the estate is $10 million or more, $1,056.

(3) For the purpose of determining the value of the estate under this section, the amount of a settlement in a wrongful death action brought for the benefit of the decedent’s surviving spouse or dependents is not part of the estate.

(4) A person filing an appearance in a probate proceeding must pay the fee established under ORS 21.135 (Standard filing fee).

(5) The fees established under this section apply to county courts exercising probate jurisdiction. [2011 c.595 §21; 2013 c.685 §§34,34a; 2014 c.76 §8]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 21—State Court Fees, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors021.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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