SUPERIOR COURT PROBATE, CONSERVATORSHIP, GUARDIANSHIP & FIDUCIARY FILING FEES
This chart reflects the current State 'base' fees authorized by A.R.S. 12-284, ACJA Section 3-404 and Supreme Court A.O. 2017-44
plus additional fees determined by Statute, Supreme Court Administrative Order or Board of Supervisor's Resolution.
      lrd 5/16/17 DOC. CONCIL. DOM. REL. LENGTHY SPOUSAL COURT CASE EDMS    
  A.R.S.     STORAGE COURT ED / MED. TRIAL MAINT. AUTO MGMT FUND DOCKET  
Acct 12-284   BASE FUND (1) FEE (2) FUND (3) FEE (4) FEE (5) FEE (6) FUND (7) (8) FEE (9)  
# CLASS SERVICE FEE 2112 2125 2365 2891 4070 2381 2390 2196 2410 TOTAL
2166 E Court controlled trust accounts; charge for each individual action performed (Trust handling fee) $28.00                   $28.00
2139 C Probate - Informal / Affidavits $141.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $271.00
2139 C Probate - Response / Appearance $141.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $271.00
2139 C Probate - Guardianship / Conservatorship $141.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $271.00
2139 C Probate - Other $141.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $271.00
2140 D Probate - Answer $70.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $200.00
2141 D Post-judgment activities in probate cases $70.00 $15.00                 $85.00
2355 - Probate Investigation (A.R.S. 14-5314) $400.00                   $400.00
2355 - Probate Accounting Fee (A.R.S. 14-5414) $300.00                   $300.00
2163 E Guardian Card Fee $28.00                   $28.00
2144 E Certified Letters of Appointment $28.00                   $28.00
2163 E Demands for Notice $28.00                   $28.00
  - Mental Health - New Petitions N/C                   $0.00
2355 - Probate Sanction N/C                   $0.00
2308 - Adult Adoption Petition (A.R.S. 11-281.08) $140.00                   $140.00
2307 - Adult Adoption Investigation (A.R.S. 11-281.08) $140.00                   $140.00
Authority Cites:
(1) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284.01, assess a fee of no more than $15 on filing or appearance fees for the Document Storage and Retrieval Fund.
(2) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284(E), in each county where the superior court has established a conciliation court, the petitioner and respondent shall pay an additional $65.
(3) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284(C), assess a $15 surcharge on each post-adjudication petition filing in a domestic relations case for the Domestic Relations Education and Mediation Fund.
(4) Pursuant to Supreme Court Administrative Order 2014-39; Reinstating the Arizona Lengthy Trial Fund Fee
(5) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-289(B) - Spousal Maintenance Enforcement Fee
(6) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 11/19/1997, established court automation fee (increased on 01/019/2005)
(7) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 07/26/2000, established a case management fee (increased on 01/16/2002 and 01/19/2005)
(8) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 12/19/2001, established an electronic document management fee (increased on 02/16/2005)
(9) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 9/26/2008, established docket fee of $5.00 effective 9/26/2008
Non-Fee Authority Cites & Notes:
A. Pursuant to A.R.S. 25-504:
Subsection M "...a fee shall not be charged to a person who files a request to terminate an order of assignment if an employer is making deductions on multiple assignments for an obligation for the same minor children."
Subsection O "...a fee shall not be charged to a party filing a stipulation concerning satisfaction of support obligations."
B. Pursuant to A.R.S. 25-502(G), the party who petitioned for transfer must pay the post-adjudication fee prescribed in A.R.S. 12-284 to the county to which the proceeding is being transferred.
C. Note regarding fee to convert an existing marriage to a covenant marriage - courts are advised to charge the $26 minimum clerk fee "Demand for notice, filing paper, or performing any action for which a
specific fee is not provided by statute."