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Personal Representative Fees in Florida

March 13th, 2013

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In Florida probates, the court appointed personal representative, also known as the executor, is entitled to a personal representative fee.  The Florida probate statute that governs personal representative fees is Section 733.617, and provides as follows:


  • 3% of the first $1 million
  • 2.5% for amounts above $1 million up to $5 million
  • 2% for amounts above $5 million up to $10 million
  • 1.5% for amounts above $10 million


In addition, a personal representative may be entitled to further compensation for extraordinary services, including but not limited to:

  • selling real or personal property
  • conducting litigation on behalf of the estate
  • involvement in tax proceedings
  • carrying on the decedent's business
  • dealing with protected homestead


Please contact Jeffrey Skatoff, at (561) 842-4868, should you have questions or issues regarding personal representative fees in Florida probate.