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Probate (or Administration/Reseal) Costs in Victoria

There are three main costs for applying for Probate (or Letters of Administration, or Resealing) in Victoria:

  1. Supreme Court of Victoria Filing Fee
  2. Victoria Grant Advertising Fee
  3. Solicitor Fee

1 Supreme Court of Victoria Filing Fee

The Supreme Court of Victoria will require an application filing fee in order to provide a grant. The amount of the filing-fee corresponds to the gross value of the Victorian estate.

The following are the current filing fees for the respective estates, for the 2021/2022 tax year:

Gross Value of VIC EstateCourt Filing Fee
Less than $500,000$63.10
$500,000 or more, but less than $1,000,000$338.20
$1,000,000 or more, but less than $2,000,000$631.30
$2,000,000 or more, but less than $3,000,000$1,382.80
$3,000,000 or more$2,134.30

2 Victorian Grant Advertising Fees

The cost of advertising the intent to apply for Probate (or Letters of Administration, or Resealing) in Victoria is $24. We will take care of the publication of this notice for your matter at-cost.

3 Probate Solicitor Fees

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.

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