Probate

As per ORS 111.075, Jurisdiction of all Probate matters, causes and proceedings is vested in the County Courts of Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Sherman and Wheeler Counties, and in the Circuit Court of all other counties. Deliver all Filings to:
Brenda Percy
Grant County Clerk
201 S Humbolt
Suite 290
Phone: 541-575-1675
Fax: 541-575-2248

All fees and amounts are expressed in United States Dollars.

Forms

Probate forms (other than name change) are available locally at Radio Shack, 139 E. Main Street, John Day, OR 97845 or online at stevensness.com.

Name change forms are available at the Clerk's Office or online here.


fees

Filing Fees to Initiate Probate Proceedings for ORS 130.355

DescriptionFee
Small Estate filing fee$117
Guardianship filing fee$117
Trust filing fee$265


Filing Fees For Estates / Conservatorships: INVENTORY BASED ORS 21.310(1)

DescriptionFee
Estate / Conservatorship Filing Fee: Up to 50,000$265
Estate / Conservatorship Value: 50,000 to 999,999$558
Estate / Conservatorship Value: 1,000,000 to 9,999,999$832
Estate / Conservatorship Value: Over 10 Million$1109


Annual or Final Accounting Fees For Estates / Conservatorships

DescriptionFee
Up to 50,000$33
50,000 to 999,999$281
1,000,000 to 9,999,999$558
Over 10 Million$1,109


Letters: Administration, Conservatorship, Guardianship, Testamentary

DescriptionAuthorityFee
AllORS 21.325(8)$5


Wills without Petition for Probate

DescriptionAuthorityFee
AllORS 21.310(4)$11


Answer, Motion, Objection, Request for Summary Determination / Notice

DescriptionAuthorityFee
AllORS 125.060(4)$26
AllORS 21.310(5)$26


Claimant Request for Summary Determination

DescriptionAuthorityFee
AllORS 21.310(5)$265


Trustee Petition to Determine Creditor Claims

DescriptionAuthorityFee
AllORS 21.310(5)$265


Name Change

DescriptionFee
All$117


All Other Filings

Description
AuthorityFee
Appearance in Estate ProceedingN/A$265
Appearance in Conservatorship ProceedingN/A
$265
Appearance in Guardianship ProceedingN/A
$117
Register Foreign Conservatorship/GuardianshipORS 125.845$117
Petition for Summary DeterminationN/A
$265
Affidavit Destruction of WillORS 112.820$117
Objection for Respondent or Protected PersonN/A
0
Objection to Appointment of Temporary Fiduciary or to Temporary Fiduciary's AuthorityN/A
0
Certified Copies of LettersN/A
$7.75 plus $0.25 per page