Probate Fees

This page lists the fees specific to the Probate Office of the Dane County Circuit Court. For more general fee information, see the circuit court fee page.

Probate Statutory Fees

Reference Type of Fee Fee
Sec. 814.66(1)(a)2 Inventory Filing Fee for estate valued at $10,000 or less $20.00
Sec. 814.66(1)(a)2 Inventory Filing Fee for estate valued at more than $10,000 0.2% of the value of property subject
to administration, less encumbrances,
liens or charges
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)2 Guardianship of Estate or Conservatorship if the
value of property is less than $10,000
$20.00
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)2 Guardianship of Estate or Conservatorship if the
value of property is more than $10,000
0.2% of the value of the property,
less encumbrances, liens or charges
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(c) Certificate Terminating Life Estate $3
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(d) Certificate or judgment of descent of lands Same as 814.66(1)(a)2
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(e) Objection to Probate of Will $20
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(f) Will for Safekeeping $10
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(g) Certificate signed by Register in Probate or a Circuit Court Judge $3
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(h) Copies, certified or otherwise $1 per page
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(i) Claim Against Estate $3
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(j) Searching for file or record when case number is not given $4
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(k) Power of Attorney for Health Care for Safekeeping $8
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(l) Declaration for Safekeeping $8
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(m) Petition to commence an independent action (Petition for Grandparent Visitation) $60