Clerk Of The Orphans’ Court Of Lawrence County – Fee Schedule – VI

NOW SEPTEMBER 10, 1990, THE FOLLOWING BILL OF COSTS IS ESTABLISHED, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2, 1191, AGAINST ESTATES AND PARTIES FOR SERVICES RENDERED BY THE CLERK OF ORPHANS’ COURT IN THE TRANSACTION OF THE BUSINESS OF HER OFFICE

January 13, 2003 an automation fee of $5.00 added to all Orphans Court filings. All fees include JCP

ACCOUNTS:
First and Final Account (5 pages, advertising included)(additional page $3.00 each)
Decree of Real Estate
 
$105.00
10.00
ADOPTIONS
Voluntary Termination
Involuntary Termination
47.00
20.00
33.00
APPEAL:
From Register of Wills
To Appellate Court-Petition for hearing, recording final decree and certified copy of same
50.00
50.00
APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN OR TRUSTEE:
Certificate of same – one name
35.00
BIRTHS: Certification from record 5.00
CIATATION 20.00
CERTIORARI – SEE APPEAL
ESTATES:
Settlement of Small Estates on Petition and estates not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars (filing, transcribing & copy of decree)
Over $1,500.00
35.00
40.00
ELECTION: To take under or against will-filing 40.00
EXCEPTIONS & OBJECTIONS: Oral or Written 8.00
GUARDIAN: (Minor or Incompetent)
Petition for appointment – estate under and over $10,000.00
Petition for ad litem appointment
40.00
40.00
MARRIAGE:
Application and license, including State Tax
Waiver of 3 day rule or age
Certified Copy of Marriage License
45.00
5.00
5.00
PROOF OF DEATH 5.00
REAL ESTATE:
Petition to sell or mortgage for distribution or payment of debts
Specific performance of contract for sale of real estate:
Petition and Order
Petition to Establish Title
35.00
35.00
35.00
GUARDIAN SHORT CERTIFICATE (Not on deceased – only on living) 4.00
NOTICE OF CLAIM (INCLUDES JCP FEE) 25.00
RECEIPT AND RELEASE 5.00
APPEAL TO SUPERIOR COURT 60.00
OUR FEE 38.00
JUDICIAL COMPUTER PROGRAM FEE (JCP FEE)
All petitions, first filings concerning adoptions, incompetents’ estates, and inter vivos trusts
10.00
SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT (INCLUDES JCP FEE) 50.00

FEES FOR SIMILAR SERVICES NOT SPECIFICALLY SCHEDULED WILL BE CHARGED ON THE SAME BASIS AS THOSE HEREIN SCHEDULED.