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Filing Fees

South Carolina Probate Estate Fee Schedule
Size of the Regular Estate Filing Fee
$0.00 to $4,999 $25.00
$5,000 to $19,999 $45.00
$20,000 to $59,999 $67.50
$60,000 to $99,999 $95.00
$100,000 to $599,999 $95.00 plus .0015 in excess of $100,000
$600,000 and above $845.00 on the 1st $600,000 plus .0025 in excess of $600,000
Small Estate Affidavit or Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property
Less than or Equal to $100.00 $12.50
$101.00 to $4,999.99 $25.00
$5,000.00 to $19,999.99 $45.00
$20,000.00 to $25,000.00 $67.50
Possible Additional Fees
Copies Per Page $0.50
Search Fee $5.00
Filing Demand for Notice $5.00
Issuing Certified Copies $5.00
Filing Conservatorship Accounting $10.00
Filing of a Will Only $10.00
Probated Will Filing Fee $10.00
Issuing Exemplified/Authenticated Copies $20.00
Recording Authenticated or Certified Copies $20.00
Reopening Closed Estates $22.50
Application/Petition for Special Administrator $25.00
Application for Successor Personal Representative $22.50/$150.00
Any Summons and Complaint or Petition $150.00
Affidavit for Access to Safe Deposit Box $10.00
Advertising fee for creditor’s claims (required by state law) $24.99/47.50
Affidavit to Obtain Bank Balance $10.00
Administer of Oath $20.00
Certifying Appeal Record $10.00
Reopen Estate Closed as Rule 4 $150.00
Order Issued without a Hearing $25.00