Florida Probate Fees

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Our Florida Probate Administration Fee Options

Florida Probate Fees – You have a choice!

Statutory (“Old School”)

Suggested fees per Florida Law

  • Doesn’t consider varying case complexities
  • Often results in too high a fee
  • Only used if there is no written fee agreement

Hourly (Typical)

The conventional billing method

  • Best suited for contested matters
  • Precise time keeping billed in 1/10th increments

>> Flat Fee (Popular) <<

Value based Fee Structure

  • Comprehensive fee based on case requirements
  • Rewards attorney and staff efficiency
  • Peace of mind for budget conscious clients

Florida Probate Fees as suggested by Florida Statutes

Florida Statutes provide for a sliding scale fee structure but our office typically attempts to offer fee plans that fit the case requirements for our clients.

We offer both hourly and flat fee services.

Flat fees for Florida probate matters are often sufficient provided the case is uncontested and there is a manageable number of estate creditors to address.  Keep in mind that even the “simplest” of cases require a measured amount of work.  There is no single form or “small estate affidavit” for the majority of probate cases.

We have served nearly 500 clients in the last few years and more than 95% of them have opted for our flat fee rates.

In the rare event that an hourly rate is more appropriate, a retainer is held in a client trust account until the fees (and costs, if any) are billed against the retainer.

We understand that times are tough.

Florida Probate Fees are generally not offered on “contingency plans”, but clients who can prove hardship may wish to structure a short term payment plan (generally 2-3 months) – more likely than not, we can help.

Actual rates may vary, client service is unwavering.

(a)  One thousand five hundred dollars for estates having a value of $40,000 or less.

(b)  An additional $750 for estates having a value of more than $40,000 and not exceeding $70,000.

(c)  An additional $750 for estates having a value of more than $70,000 and not exceeding $100,000.

(d)  For estates having a value in excess of $100,000, at the rate of 3 percent on the next $900,000.

(e)  At the rate of 2.5 percent for all above $1 million and not exceeding $3 million.

(f)  At the rate of 2 percent for all above $3 million and not exceeding $5 million.

(g)  At the rate of 1.5 percent for all above $5 million and not exceeding $10 million.

(h)  At the rate of 1 percent for all above $10 million

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Recipient: 2013 Client's Choice Award for Probate