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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.)

Contact the Probate Court:

Deceased Estates Questions –

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

Conservator Classes
8/1/18 and 9/5/18
Guardianship Classes
8/8/18 and 9/12/18
have been canceled

Please Note: Legal News Publication Fees recently increased to $92.00. Fees are subject to change and should be confirmed at the time of publication.

New Form Requirement:  All Adult Conservatorships will now require a Criminal History Check starting June 25, 2018.

Informational sessions on the Probate Court are presented around the community. See the flyer Removing the Mysteries of Probate Court for details.

Attorney Appointment Forms Notice

Order Documents: Check out the 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