Probate Calculator

Have you or someone in your family been named executor of a loved one’s estate? Are you struggling to understand the probate process and how attorney fees and executor commissions factor in?

This calculator can be used to estimate fees and commissions on estates valued over $184,500 but less than $25,000,000. (The court determines a reasonable amount for estates valued above $25,000,000.)

Attorney's Fee:
Executor’s Commission:
Total Attorney's Fees and Executor's Commission

Both the attorney and executor fees above are based on the following calculations.

4% of first $100,000:
3% of next $100,000:
2% of next $800,000:
1% of next $9,000,000:
0.5% of the next $15,000,000:
4% Statutory Probate Fee:
3% Statutory Probate Fee:
2% Statutory Probate Fee:
1% Statutory Probate Fee:
0.5% of the next $15,000,000:

* This probate fee calculator is for informational purposes only. It should not be considered nor relied on in place of legal advice. It is only a general estimate based on California Probate Code Section 10810’s general provisions and is not fact specific.