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PROBATE / GUARDIANSHIP CASE INFORMATION  See below  
              

FILING A NEW PROBATE CASE

$275.00

FILING A SMALL ESTATE CASE

FILING A MUNIMENT OF TITLE CASE

FILING A DECLARATION OF HEIRSHIP
CASE

$239.00

$273.00


$363.00

FILING A NEW GUARDIANSHIP CASE

$374.00 - includes one service on ward; add additional $85.00 per citation for more services

IN-COUNTY SERVICE

$85.00

    

          

  

ADVERSE ACTION

$179.00 

CLAIMS

$10.00

INVENTORY (if filed after the 90th day after the date the order is signed)

$27.00

FINAL ACCOUNT OF ESTATE

$61.00

ANNUAL REPORT OR ACCOUNT OF ESTATE              

$12.00

Application for sale of real/personal property

Commission to Take Deposition

$61.00 (Includes posting fee)

$76.00

Letters of Testamentary/Administration or Guardianship

$2.00 each 

COPIES PER PAGE
To certify each document

$1.00
$ 5.00

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Fees paid to the Clerk of the Court are not refundable.  Please review your documents carefully before filing and fees are paid.   The Clerk cannot make a legal determination if you are filing a new case in the correct county.  If you have any questions, please seek the advice of an attorney.   

 EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016 - By order of the Texas Supreme Court, all new Probate and Guardianship cases shall be E-filed with the County.  Any subsequent filings shall also be E-filed.  (Washington County is permissively E-filing at the present time.)
Until January 1, 2016, any case filings may be sent to: County Clerk's Office, 100 E. Main Street, Suite 102, Brenham, TX 77833.

E-filing Helpful Hints

E-filing Frequently Asked Questions

SELF HELP RESOURCES
        (Legal Information & Forms, Lawyer Referral, Legal Aid & Law Library)


**Those wishing to file a probate/guardianship case must be represented by 
legal counsel per administrative order of the Court.  

The County Clerk's office is only the filing office and cannot give out legal advice. 
           

 The county clerk's office has some case information available online at www.idocket.com

 




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