How much does it cost to file estate or trust proceedings?
Sometimes the probate process or trust administration can take awhile; sometimes the process is short. But where do you start and how much does the court charge to file a document?
The following table presents an overview of the court costs associated with different actions for Colorado estate or trust cases in 2019:
|Probate Action||Court Fee|
|Opening probate for a small estate(valued at ≤$68,000)||$83|
|Opening informal probate for larger estates||$199|
|Opening formal probate for larger estates||$199|
|Filing a petition for a trust action||$199|
|Registering a trust statement||$198|
|Filling a petition to contest a claim||$198|
|Depositing a Will with the Court||$18|
|Demand for Notice||$36|
|Jury demand fee||$231|
If you want to review all fees and costs for different actions, please see the Colorado Judicial’s website: https://www.courts.state.co.us/Forms/PDF/FeesChart%20-JDF1.pdf
If you are thinking about executing an estate plan or may need to review an old one, please call the Grand Junction Estate Attorneys at 970-242-7847.