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Probate (or Administration/Reseal) Costs in Queensland

There are three main costs for applying for Probate (or Letters of Administration / Reseals) in Queensland:

  1. Supreme Court of Queensland Filing Fee
  2. Queensland Probate (or Administration/Reseal) Advertising Fee
  3. Solicitor Fee

1 Supreme Court of Queensland Filing Fee

The Supreme Court of Queensland charges a fixed cost for Probate applications. The current filing fee for the 2021/2022 tax year is $748.10. This will be payable directly to the Supreme Court of Queensland.

2 QLD Probate (or Administration/Reseal) Advertising Fee

A notice of any application for Probate or Letters of Administration in Queensland must be published in the Queensland Law Reporter, a digital publication. It is no longer required to publish these notices in physical newspapers.

The current cost for publishing this notice is $161.70. We will take care of the publication of this notice for your matter at-cost.

3 Probate Solicitor Fee

Hourly billable rates / phone calls / printing / postage?.
No. Unlike many firms, we do NOT charge an hourly rate for Probate (or Letters of Administration, or Resealing) applications, nor do we add on any hidden costs.

The entire cost for obtaining Probate (or Letters of Administration, or Resealing) will be clearly outlined to you before you decide to proceed.

As a firm specialising in deceased estates, National Probate and Estates Group is uniquely positioned with sophisticated in-house automation software that enables us to offer highly competitive rates, ordinarily much more affordably than a suburban law firm would charge.. We charge in accordance with the complexity of the matter, rather than as a percentage of the estate

Furthermore, we take into account the following when providing discounted quotes:

  • Straightforward wills
  • Simple estate structures
  • 2 or fewer executors
  • Other simplifying circumstances.

We are able to serve clients all across Australia as well as overseas. Get a quick quote for your consideration.

  Get a fixed-fee quote for obtaining Probate