New Castle County Probate Fees Increase

New Castle County Probate Fees Increase

Effective immediately, the net estate of a resident of New Castle County dying on or after July 1, 2018 is subject to a 0.25% Technology Fee, in addition to the normal 1.75% Probate Fee. This makes the total probate costs 2% of the net estate.

New Castle County is currently the only county that imposes this extra charge. Kent County has a Probate Fee of 1.75%, while Sussex County charges 1.25%.

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