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Maryland Probate Attorney: Maryland Probate Law, Probate Fees in Maryland

www.reichertlegal.comThe state of Maryland charges a probate fee for processing an estate through probate. The fee is calculated based on the total gross estate. However, this is not the only fee. Maryland will charge additional probate fees for entering claims and caveat papers, receiving copies of documents and letters of administration, among other administrative fees. Maryland probate fees are deductible on the estate’s tax return.




Estate Value
At Least          But Less Than    Fee
$0                  $10,000             $50
$10,000          $20,000             $100
$20,000          $50,000             $150
$50,000          $75,000             $200
$75,000          $100,000            $300
$100,000        $250,000            $400
$250,000        $500,000            $500
$500,000        $750,000            $750
$750,000        $1,000,000         $1,000
$1,000,000     $2,000,000         $1,500
$2,000,000     $5,000,000         $2,500
$5,000,000 ————— $2,500 plus .02% of excess over $5,000,000


For a free, confidential conversation to discuss these and other estate planning matters, or to create your own estate plan that could avoid Maryland probate, contact Maryland estate planning attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, or by clicking here.


Day, evening and weekend appointments are available in office or at your residence. Mr. Reichert personally serves clients in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Carroll County, Harford County, Frederick County, Montgomery County and throughout most of Maryland.