Probate Court

Probate Court

The Probate Court has four Probate Judges to serve you on cases involving four general subject matters:

Hours of Court:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Probate Counter/Customer Service Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Please arrive by 4:00 p.m. for same day processing.

(See Holiday Schedule for office closings.)

Probate Court Contact Information:

Deceased Estates

Developmentally Disabled Questions

Mental Health Questions

Guardian/Conservatorship Questions

Probate Court Information Line

(248) 858-0260

Probate Court Fax Number  
(248) 452-2016

See the Circuit Court website for information regarding Circuit Court hours, judges, procedures, etc.

By Court Order, individuals entering the Courthouse are to abide by the following court rules:

  No cameras, camera phones, or electronic recording devices;
  No weapons or cutting instruments allowed


 News & Events

Effective March 1st questions and inquires can be sent via email to the Probate Court.

Notice:  Fees for the Legal News increased to $90.50 on 10/10/2017

Removing the Mysteries of Probate Court

Attorney Appointment Forms Notice

Check out the new mobile friendly Court Explorer now with the ability to order Probate Court documents!

Gross Estate Fee Calculation changes for dates of death on or after 3/28/2013

Volunteers Needed For Guardianship Reviews

Due to necessary SOM security updates the Case Search function may experience  intermittent outages.    We apologize for any inconvenience.