State Court Fees

ORS 21.170
Probate filing fees and accounting fees


(1)

Except as provided in ORS 114.515 (Small estate affidavit), 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, $278.

(b)

If the value of the estate is $50,000 or more, but less than $1 million, $591.

(c)

If the value of the estate is $1 million or more, but less than $10 million, $882.

(d)

If the value of the estate is $10 million or more, $1,176.

(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, $35.

(b)

If the value of the estate is $50,000 or more, but less than $1 million, $298.

(c)

If the value of the estate is $1 million or more, but less than $10 million, $591.

(d)

If the value of the estate is $10 million or more, $1,176.

(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; 2017 c.663 §6; 2019 c.605 §5]

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Jun. 26, 2021