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Estate Inventory Fee Calculation

Monroe County Probate Court Decedent's Estate Inventory Fees
Mandated by State of Michigan MCL600.871

In all Decedents Estates in which proceedings are instituted for probate, the probate court shall charge and collect the following fees as an expense of administration on the value of all assets, as of the date of death of decedent, as follows:

Use form below to determine fees for decedent's estate. Do not use a comma to enter in the value of the estate.

Fee Calculation

a) In an estate of value of less than $1000.00, $5.00 plus 1% of the amount over $500.00.

b) In an estate of value of $1000.00 or more, but less than $3000.00, $25.00.

c) In an estate of value of $3000.00 or more, but less than $10,000.00 $25.00 plus 5/8 of 1% of the amount over $3000.00.

d) In an estate of value of $10,000.00 or more, but less than $25,000.00, $68.75 plus 1/2 of 1% of the amount over $10,000.00.

e) In an estate of value of $25,000.00 or more, but less than $50,000.00, $143.75 plus 3/8 of 1% of the amount over $25,000.00.

f) In an estate of value of $50,000.00 or more, but less than $100,000.00, $237.50 plus 1/4 of 1% of the amount over $50,000.00.

g) In an estate of value of $100,000.00 or more, but less than $500,000.00, $362.50 plus 1/8 of 1% of the amount over $100,000.00.

h) For each additional $100,000.00 value, or larger fraction thereof, over $500,000.00, $62.50.

i) For each additional $100,000.00 value, or larger fraction thereof, over $1,000,000.00, $31.25

Estate Value:$
Fee: $