Probate Court Costs & Fees

These Fees are subject to change and often fluctuate periodically. This page should give you an idea of what the court costs and fees are generally for probate cases in Bexar County and surrounding areas.

Cases With a Will (Testate)

  • Probate of a Will – associated court filing fees – $298.00
  • Notice to Creditors – $64.00
  • Citation Issued and Served by Others – each issuance – $8.00
  • Letters of Testamentary – each issuance – $2.00
  • Real estate filings – $15.00+ (depending on number of pages)

Cases Without a Will (Intestate)

  • Heirship and Administration – associated court filing fee – $377.00
  • Public Notices, Proof of Heirship – $150.00
  • Notice to Creditors – $64.00
  • Attorney Ad Litem – $500-1,000
  • Citation Issued and Served by Others – each issuance – $8.00
  • Letters of Administration – each issuance – $2.00
  • Real estate filings – $15.00+ (depending on number of pages)

Ancillary Probates

  • Probate of a Foreign Will – associated court filing fee – $219.00
  • Real estate filings – $15.00+ (depending on number of pages)

Small Estate Fees

  • Small Estate – associated court filing fee – $202.00
  • Real estate filings – $15.00+ (depending on number of pages)