Court Costs and Fees:

Marriage License:

Oconee County Residents$30.00
Out of County Residents$45.00

Marriage Ceremony:

Oconee County Residents$25.00
Out of County Residents$25.00

Marriage License Copies:

Certified Marriage License Copy$5.00
Photostat Copy of Marriage License$0.50
Reforming or Correcting Marriage Record$6.75
Duplicate Copy of Printed Marriage License$6.75

Other Fees:

Issuing of estate documents(plus copy fees)$20.00
Filing Demand for Notice$5.00
Filing Conservatorship Annual Accounting$10.00
Filing Trusteeship Annual Reports$10.00
Recording Authenticated or Certified Record$20.00
Reopening Closed Estates$22.50
Appointment of Special or Temporary Fiduciary$22.50
Filing and Indexing Will under Section 62-2-901$10.00
Will Probated Only$25.00
Petition and Probate Proceeding Started$25.00
Filing a Petition and Summons in any proceeding$150.00

Estate and Conservatorship:

(A) In Estate and Conservatorship proceedings, the fee shall be based upon the gross value of the decedent’s probate estate or the protected person’s estate as shown on the Inventory and Appraisal.
Property Value:
Less than $5,000$25.00
$5,000 but less than $20,000$45.00
$20,000 but less than $60,000$67.50
$60,000 but less than $100,000$95.00
$100,000 but less than $600,000$95.00 plus .15% of the property valuation
$600,000 or higherAmount set forth above, plus ¼ of 1% of the property valuation

Filing Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property under Section 62-3-1201, the fee pursuant to item (A) above based upon property valuation shown, provided that where the property valuation is less than $100.00, the fee shall be one-half the amount otherwise provided.

The Cost of the Notice to Creditor's or other legal advertisement are in addition to prescribed court costs and are due and payable prior to publication of advertisement.

Notice To Creditor:
Daily Journal$417.00

Our Mission

It is the mission of Oconee County to provide our current and future citizens and visitors quality services while protecting our communities, heritage, environment and natural resources, in an ever-changing world.


Oconee County – A diverse, growing, safe, vibrant community guided by rural traditions and shaped by natural beauty; where employment, education and recreation offer a rich quality of life for all generations, both today and tomorrow.


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