Court Costs and Fees:

Marriage Services:

Marriage License Application- Domestic Violence Fund Fee $20.00
Marriage License Application Fee- Oconee County Resident $50.00
Marriage License Application Fee- South Carolina Resident $75.00
Marriage License Application Fee- Out of State Resident $100.00
Marriage Ceremony- Oconee County Resident $30.00
Marriage Ceremony- South Carolina Resident $50.00
Marriage Ceremony- Out of State Resident $75.00
Certified Copy of Marriage License $5.75
Filing Marriage License Affidavit $1.00
Correcting or Reforming Marriage License $6.75
Issuing Duplicate Marriage License $6.75
Ceremonial Keepsake Marriage License folder (optional) $2.00
Research fee for marriage license $5.00

Guardianships/Conservatorships Fees:

Filing Conservatorship Accountings $10.00
Filing Conservatorship Orders $5.00
Filing Conservatorship Motions $10.00
Filing Summons and Petition for Formal Proceeding $150.00

Estates Fees:

Filing Demand for Notice $5.00
Reopening Closed Estate $22.50
Appointment of Special, Temporary or Successor Personal Representative $22.50
Affidavit for Access to Safe Deposit Box $22.50
Affidavit to Obtain Bank Balance $22.50
Filing a Will under Section 62-2-901 $10.00
Newspaper Ad Fee for Will filed under 62-2-901 $417.00
Will Probated Only- 300 Petition  $25.00
Filing Summons and Petition for Formal Proceeding $150.00
Notice to Creditor's Advertising Fee- Seneca Journal $417.00
Certificate of Appointment for Personal Representative $5.00
Special Certificate $10.00

Misc. Fees:

Research Fee $5.00
Issuing Certified Copy  $5.00
Issuing Exemplified/Authenticated Copy of Record $20.00
Recording Aunthenticated or Certified Record $20.00
Certifying Appeal Record $10.00
Orders Issued without a Hearing $15.00
Copies per page $0.50

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:
Size of the Regular Estate Filing Fee
$0.00 to $4,999 $25.00
$5,000.00 to $19,999 $45.00
$20,000.00 to $59,999 $67.50
$60,000.00 to $99,999 $95.00
$100,000.00 to $599,999 $95.00 plus .0015 in excess of $100,000
$600,000 and above $845.00 on the 1st $600,000 plus .0025 in excess of $600,000
Property Value:
Size of the Small Estate Filing Fee
Less than or equal to $100.00 $12.50
$101.00 to $4,999 $25.00
$5,000.00 to $19,999 $45.00
$20,000.00 to $25,000 $67.50
$60,000.00 to $99,999 $95.00
Includes $5.00 Certification Fee, see additional fees for extra copies

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.