REGISTER OP WILLS IN SUSSEX COUNTY.
AN ACT to amend Chapter 156 of the Revised Code relating to Fees of the Register of Wills In and for Sussex County.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That 4859, See. 12 of Chapter 156 of the Revised Code, be repealed in so far as it relates to the County of Sussex.
Section 2. That said Chapter 156 of the Revised Code be amended by adding thereto a new section, to be known and numbered as, 4859A. Sec. 12A:
"4859A. Sec. 12A. REGISTER OF WILLS IN SUSSEX COUNTY:
For filing petition for granting letters of administration or testamentary $1.00
For granting letters of administration under seal, taking bond and making registry thereof,
if the estate be under $100.00 1.25
Over $100 and less than $500 2.00
Over $500 and less than $1,000 3.00
Over $1,000 and less than $5,000 5.00
Over $5,000 and less than $10,000 8.00
Over $10,000 and less than $20,000 12.00
Over $20,000. and less than $50,000 15.00
Over $50,000 and less than $75,000 20.00
Over $75,000 and less than $100,000 25.00
Each additional $100,000 over the first $100,000 10.00
Taking and Registering probate of will 2.00
For granting letters testamentary under seal, same as for letters of administration.
Copy of will annexed to letters testamentary, two cents per line of eight words.
Entering renunciation .25
Making and registering order for advertising letters of administration or testamentary 1.00
Hand bills 1.00
Filing inventory, and making registry of such filing and of appraised value of goods and
chattels therein .25
Filing list of debts .25
For Recording- and Indexing Accounts 2.00
For adjusting, settling and certifying accounts, one per centum of the net personal estate,
disregarding all disbursements made, or to be male, for legacies, bequests or distributive
shares due to legatees, heirs at lay, or persons otherwise entitled.
Entering caveat .50
Issuing citation .50
Issuing subpoena to give evidence, all witnesses named before the issuing of the subpoena to
be named therein .50
Issuing an attachment 1.00
Taking depositions at large upon the litigation of a cause, two cents per line, and twenty-five cents
additional for each deposition.
Entering interlocutory order upon the litigation of a cause .50
Entering sentence or decree upon the actual litigation of a cause 1.00
Filing petition or application for revoking letters of administration or testamentary 1.00
Fee for sitting in trial of cause, per day 5.00
For recording release, acquaintance or receipt 1.00
Fee for acknowledging an acquaintance, or any paper necessary to have acknowledgment thereto .50
For recording will and probate, or any other writing proper to be recorded, and not herein provided
for, two cents per line of eight words.
Certifying an extract, two cents per line of eight words.
Affixing seal of office to any writing not hereinbefore mentioned, and for which no other
fee is allowed .50
Making search .25
Copy of exemplification of a record under seal not before provided for, two cents per line of