Claims Against an Estate

‚ÄčNotice of Claims against an Estate are filed in the Clerk of Orphans' Court. There is a $35.00 filing fee for each Claim that is filed unless the case is established in the Orphans' Court division.  If the estate has an Orphans' Court case number (ex OC-1-1234) the filing fee is $25.00.  Once a claim has been filed, the clerk will notify the Register and Recorder's office that a claim has been filed. 

A Release of Claim may be filed with or without an accounting for $45.00.  If the estate has an Orphans' Court case number (ex OC-1-1234) the filing fee is $35.00. 

The filing fee for a Disclaimer is $45.00 unless the estate has an Orphans' Court case number
(ex. OC-1-1234) the filing fee is $35.00.    

 

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