Probate Fee Calculator

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.  To determine the fees your estate would pay at the conclusion of probate, use the Probate Fee Calculator provided below.

* Values are accurate for estates up to $1 Million.  Fees increase at a rate of 1% for estate values exceeding $1 Million but less than $15 Million.

Proper estate planning can significantly reduce or eliminate administration fees.  Creating a living trust, titling assets in joint tenancy with right of survivorship, or assigning beneficiary designations to assets may avoid probate.  Call our office or email us today for a complementary one-hour consultation to learn how to utilize estate planning to reduce these fees and protect your wealth.