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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.  (Judge's chambers are closed from 12:00 - 1:30 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

New Video Presentation of Removing the Mysteries of Probate Court now available.

New Requirement - Effective Sept. 4th, 2018 All new Guardians & Conservators will require a Criminal History Check.  

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.

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