Clinton County Probate Court

Filing Fees


Deposits for Court Costs

Effective January 1, 2021


Adoptions $ 121.00
    (Placement Only) $ 45.00
Authenticated Copies (to file in the Probate Court) $ 35.00
     plus $1.00 per page  
Authenticated Copies (for Probate Clerk to prepare) $ 2.00
     plus $.25 per page  
Change of Name (Adult or Minor) $ 86.00
Complaint For Concealing (embezzling) Assets $ 65.00
Complaint For Construction of Will $ 65.00
Complaint To Determine Heirship $ 65.00
Complaint Seeking Direction $ 65.00
Complaint To Sell Real Estate $ 85.00
Complaint For Writ Citation To Produce Will $ 85.00
Conservatorship $ 140.00
Correction Of Birth Record $ 42.00
Creditor's Written Proof Of Claim (Rule 14.0) $ 10.00
Delayed Registration Of Birth $ 42.00
Estate/Administration $ 150.00
Release Of Estate (plus $1.00 per page for waivers) $ 95.00
Release (form Medicaid purposes only) $ 80.00
Release (Summary) $ 80.00
Reopen Estate $ 20.00
Guardianship (Incompetent or Minor) $ 140.00
Guardianship (for school purposes only) $ 75.00
Minor's Claim $ 65.00
Subpoena $ 35.00
Transfer Of Structured Settlement $ 78.00
Trusts $ 115.00
Will For Record Only $ 40.00
Will Only Admitted To Probate (plus $1.00 per page per waivers) $ 55.00
Will Contest (without a jury) $ 65.00
     (with a jury) $ 175.00
Wrongful Death $ 40.00
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