(N.J.S.A. 22A:2-30 and other Statutes as so provided)

Schedule:
Accounting
For filing complaint and one page of accounting, auditing, stating, reporting and recording, microfilming or photostating accounts of executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and assignees, including drawing judgement, but exclusive of advertising cost: $175.00
In estates up to and including $ 2,000 additional fees no
In estates from $ 2,001 to and including $ 10,000 $100.00
In estates from $ 10,001 to and including $ 30,000 $125.00
In estates from $ 30,001 to and including $ 65,000 $150.00
In estates from $ 65,001 to and including $ 200,000 but not less than $300 3/10 of 1%
In estates exceeding $ 200,000 but not less than  $ 400 4/10 of 1%
For each page of accounting in excess of one

$5.00

For preparing notice of settlement of accounting and copies of same $50.00
(In computing the amount of an estate for the purpose of fixing the fees of a surrogate for auditing and reporting the account, the balance from the prior account  shall be excluded)
For preparing Notice of Settlement of Accounts and copies of same, forwarding Notice to newspaper, with directions as to publication, obtaining proofs of publication, keeping a record of notices and newspapers to which they are sent and of the moneys received to defray the cost of advertising and transmitting advertising charges to newspaper $50.00
No fees herein allowed shall be charged against the recipient of any pension, bounty or allowance, for services of the surrogate and the Probate Part of the Law Division of the Superior Court in respect thereof, pursuant to N.J.S. 3B:13-9 to 3B:13-14.
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Administration
General Administration
This includes preparation and execution of application, bond surety affidavits, necessary recording, microfilming or photostating, indexing, filing, report to Division of Taxation including authorization to accept service of process and death certificate in the Department of the Treasure and the Clerk of Superior Court, original letters $125.00
Short Certificates, each $5.00
For other documents, per page $5.00
Renunciation by one person, filing, entering and recording or photostating $5.00
Each additional renunciation $5.00
Administration ad prosequendum $50.00
Authorization to Accept Service of Process $5.00
Death Certificate $5.00
For other documents, per page $5.00
Renunciation by one person $5.00
Each additional person $5.00
(No shorts ever issued on Ad Pros-Only Letters)
Exemplifying administration $75.00
Certified copy of administration $50.00
Affidavit of Surviving Spouse where the value of the real and personal assets of the estate do not exceed $20,000 $5.00
For each additional $ 100 or part thereof, (not to exceed $ 50.00) $5.00
Authorization to Accept Service of Process $5.00
Death Certificate $5.00
Fee is waived where value of assets of estate do not exceed $ 200.00
Authorization to accept Service of Process $5.00
Death Certificate $5.00
Affidavit of Next of Kin where the value of the real and personal assets of the estate do not exceed $ 10,000 $5.00
For each additional $ 100 or part thereof, (Not to exceed $ 50.00) $5.00
Authorization To Accept Service of Process $5.00
Death Certificate $5.00
Consent, each $5.00
Fee is waived where value of assets of estate do not exceed $ 200  
Authorization to Accept Service of process $5.00
Death Certificate $5.00
Additional affidavits (must show docket number), per $ 100 (not to exceed $ 25) $5.00
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Adoptions
Adoption of adults, filing and entering proceedings (all papers) including one judgment $175.00
Additional certificate $5.00
Adoption of minors with one hearing, filing and entering proceedings (all papers) including one judgment $175.00
Additional Certificate $5.00
Adoption of minors with two or more hearings, filing and entering proceedings (all papers) including one judgment $175.00
Additional Certificate $5.00
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Inventories
For all services in appoinitment of $25.00
Filing, entering, and recording, microfilming or photostating inventory and appraisement (not exceeding one page) and affidavits of appraisers and executor $25.00
For each additional page $5.00
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Letters of Guardianship (Minors and Incapacitated)
Granting letters of guardianship, acceptance of
guardianship and filing power of attorney $50.00
Renunciation by one person, filing, entering and recording or photostating $5.00
Bond, per page $5.00
Miscellaneous petitions and orders, per page $5.00
Short Certificate, each $5.00
Affidavit of Recipient of Minors’ Funds (where real and personal estate does not exceed $ 5,000), per page $5.00
Miscellaneous petitions and orders, per page $5.00
Minor and Incapacitated Funds
Proceedings in connection with payment into court of proceeds of a judgmnet in favor of a minor, in lieu of bond, pursuant to N.J.S. 3B:15-16 and N.J.S.3B:15-17 (in addition to fees payable under Letters of Guardianship), the following fees are payable upon withdrawal of funds on deposit:  
For each withdrawal including petitions and orders provided and prepared by the Surrogate for withdrawal of funds for court approval:  
Up to and including $ 500 $20.00
From $ 501 to and including $ 1,000 $25.00
From $ 1,001 to and including $ 5,000 $30.00
From $ 5,001 to and including $ 10,000 $35.00
From $ 10,001 to and including $ 25,000 $40.00
From $ 25,001 to $ 50,000 $60.00
In excess of $ 50,000 $100.00
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Miscellaneous Charges
Short Certificate $5.00
Validating short certificate within one (1) year of issue of $3.00
Subpoenas, $25.00
Making true copies, subpoenas, each $3.00
Marking true copies, orders to show cause, each $3.00
Marking true copies of other papers, each $3.00
Authorization of process

$5.00

Swearing each witness $2.00
Adjournment or continuance $15.00
Miscellaneous orders of court, first page $5.00
For each additional page $5.00
Recording, microfilming or photostating all papers not herein provided for, each page $5.00
For making copies not otherwise provided for each page $3.00
Filing transcript of death certificate $5.00
Power of attorney (per page)

$5.00

Search fee, per estate $10.00
Proceedings relative to appointment of a guardian ad litem $25.00
Renunciation by one person, filing, entering, and recording, or photostating $5.00
Each additional person $3.00
Caveat, filing or withdrawing

$25.00

Combined refunding bond and release of not more than two pages, filing, entering, microfilming and recording, or photostating $10.00
For more than two pages, each page $5.00
Additional charge for county clerk’s certificate $5.00
Release of not more than two pages of refunding  
Bond and release $10.00
For more than two pages, each page $5.00
Additional charge for County clerk's certificate $5.00
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AFFIDAVIT IN LIEU OF ADMINISTRATION BY SURVIVING SPOUSE
Up to $20,000   
For each $ 100 or part thereof
(Not to exceed $ 50.00)
$5.00
Death Certificate filing $5.00
Authorization to Accept Service $5.00
Additional Affidavit $5.00
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AFFIDAVIT IN LIEU OF ADMINISTRATION BY NEXT OF KIN
Up to $ 10,000  
For each $ 100 or part thereof
(Not to exceed $ 50)
$5.00
Death Certificate filing $5.00
Authorization to Accept Service $5.00
Consent $5.00
Additional Affidavit $5.00
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ADOPTIONS
Filing Complaint and proceedings, includes one Judgment $175.00
Additional Certificate $5.00
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ACCOUNTINGS
Filing Complaint and one page of Accounting $175.00
In Estates up to $ 2,000.00  
In Estates from $ 2,001.00 to $ 10,000.00 $100.00
In Estates from $ 10,001.00 to $ 30,000.00 $125.00
In Estates from 30,001.00 to $ 65,000.00 $150.00
In Estates from $ 65,001.00 to $ 200,000.00 3/10 of 1%
  but not less than $ 300  
In Estates exceeding $ 200,000.00 4/10 of 1%
   but not less than $ 400  
For each additional page of accounting in excess of one $5.00
For preparing notice of settlement of accounting and copies of same $50.00
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GUARDIANSHIP OF MINOR
Guardianship $50.00
Bond, per page $5.00
Short Certificate, each $5.00
Renunciation, per page $5.00
Affidavit of Recipient of Minors' Funds $5.00

(Real and Personal Property does not exceed $ 5,000.00)

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GUARDIANSHIP OF INCAPACITATED PERSON
Guardianship $50.00
Bond, per page $5.00
Short Certificate, each $5.00
Renunciation, per page $5.00
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INVENTORIES
For all services in appointment of appraiser $25.00
Filing (not exceeding one page) $25.00
Each additional page $5.00
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MISCELLANEOUS
Filing of first paper in action in Superior Court, Chancery Division
Probate Part $200.00
Filing of Answer, pleading or other answering papers in Superior Court,
Chancery Division, Probate Part $110.00
Filing of Motion $15.00
Applications for relief subsequent to final judgment in Superior Court,
Chancery Division, Probate Part $25.00
Proceedings for appointment of a conservator
With or without jury $175.00
Proceedings for determination of incapacitation and appointment of Guardian
With or without jury $200.00
Conformed copy $3.00
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