How Much Would Probate Cost Your Family?
Updated: Mar 15
In California, Probate Fees are governed by Probate Code section 10810. Attorneys and Executors/Administrators are each compensated in accordance with the sliding scale provided by the Probate Code. As of 2023, the median home value in California is $751,330.00. Pursuant to California's statutory attorney's fee and administrator's fee schedule, administering such a home would amount to $36,053.20 plus costs and fees. This total does not account for additional attorney and administrator fees due to financial and investment accounts held by the individual.
To help you determine how much probate would cost your family, simply answer the questions in the probate fee calculator in the following link.
Visit our Probate page to learn more about the probate process or contact our office at (916)436-5210 to learn how to avoid probate and eliminate or reduce these fees to pass more of your wealth to loved ones.