Article - Estates and Trusts
(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, for all services listed in § 2–206(b)(1) of this article that a register performs in connection with a small estate, the register shall receive the fees under § 2–206(b)(2) of this article.
(b) For each additional certificate of letters over 4 furnished in connection with a small estate, the register shall receive the additional fee under § 2–206(c) of this article.
(c) The register may not receive fees in connection with a small estate in which:
(1) The surviving spouse is the sole legatee or heir and has qualified for administration under this subtitle in accordance with § 5–601(c) of this subtitle; and
(2) The property of the decedent subject to administration in Maryland is established to have a value of $100,000 or less as of the date of death of the decedent.