Probate Fees

Narragansett Probate Court Fee Schedule
Effective January 1, 2010

Probate of Will
Advertisements (Hearing & Qualification)
Total
$34
$42
$76
Probate of Will (on Waiver)
Advertisement of Qualification
Total
$34
$21
$55
File Will (No Assets to administer)
Requires Death Certificate, Last Will and Testament and paid funeral bill
$34
Appoint Administrator
Advertisements (Hearing & Qualification)
Total
$34
$42
$76
Appoint Administrator (on waiver)
Advertisement of Qualification
Total
$34
$21
$55
Certificate of Appointment $5 each
Inventory
Minimum: $34; Maximum: $1,504 (1% of the personal property, not to exceed a total of $1,504, including prior filing fee)
Varies
Guardian/Conservator/Custodian
Advertisement (Hearing & Qualification)
Total
$34
$42
$76
Temporary Guardian  $5
Successor Guardian (under Uniform Gifts to Minors Act) $34
Real Estate (Petition to sell, mortgage, or lease)
Advertisement
Total
$34
$21
$55
Personal Property (Petition to sell)
(Advertisement not required)
$34
Change of Name
Advertisements (Hearing & Post-Hearing)
Total
$34
$42
$76
Complete Administration
(Advertisement not required)
$34
Voluntary Informal Executor
Attested Copy
Total
$34
$5
$39
Voluntary Informal Administrator
Attested Copy
Total
$34
$5
$39
Tax Minimization or Estate Planning $34
Remove or Fill a Vacancy of a Trustee or To Terminate a Trust Established Under A Will $34
Miscellaneous Petition with No Advertising
(If advertising is required add $21)
No Fee
Accounting
Advertisement (if not on waiver)
No Fee
$21
Claim Out of Time
Advertisement
Total
$34
$21
$55
Allowance for Support of Family
Advertisement
Total
$34
$21
$55
Adult Adoption
Advertisement
Total
$34
$21
$55 
Removal of Fiduciary (Executor, Guardian, etc.)
Advertisement
Total
$34
$21
$55 
Resignation of Fiduciary (Executor, Guardian, etc.)
Advertisement
 No Fee
$21
Appointment of Commissioners
Advertisement
No Fee
$21
Order of Distribution
Advertisement
No Fee
$21
Cancel Bond
Advertisement
No Fee
$21
Setting Off/Allowing Real Estate In-Fee to Surviving Spouse
Advertisement
No Fee
$21
Copies of Probate Documents (per page) $1.50
Certification (plus copy cost) $3.00
Exemplified Copy of File Contents (plus certification and copy costs) $2.00

In accordance with RIGL 33-22-7, 33-22-21 and 42-8.1-20