ATTORNEY'S FEES TO
EXPECT TO PAY FOR PROBATE
      You should expect to pay an hourly rate to your attorney of between $200 and $300 per
hour. You should expect approximately the following for a simple probate matter:

Initial document preparation:        3 hours

Initial court appearance:               2 hours

Obtain additional letters of office: 1 hour

Correspondence to client,
notices, and misc advice:              3 hours

Inventory:                                      1 hour

Accounting:                                   2 hours

Documents to close estate:           2 hours

Court appearance to close
estate:                                           2 hours

     Please note that the 16 hours itemized here are an estimate of what you should expect.