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$124
Guardianship filing fee$124
Trust filing fee$281


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

DescriptionFee
Estate / Conservatorship Filing Fee: Up to 50,000$278
Estate / Conservatorship Value: 50,000 to 999,999$591
Estate / Conservatorship Value: 1,000,000 to 9,999,999$882
Estate / Conservatorship Value: Over 10 Million$1,176


Annual or Final Accounting Fees For Estates / Conservatorships

DescriptionFee
Up to 50,000$35
50,000 to 999,999$298
1,000,000 to 9,999,999$591
Over 10 Million$1,176


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


All Other Filings

Description
AuthorityFee
Appearance in Estate ProceedingN/A$281
Appearance in Conservatorship ProceedingN/A
$281
Appearance in Guardianship ProceedingN/A
$124
Register Foreign Conservatorship/GuardianshipORS 125.845$124
Petition for Summary DeterminationN/A
$281
Motion for Summary JudgmentORS 21.200(a)$111
Affidavit Destruction of WillORS 112.820$124
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
$3.75 plus $0.25 per page