Doing Business with Probate

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​Forms and Applications used by Attorneys

Probate Court Fees & Vouchers

Legal News publishing fees increased to $96.05 effective 03/01/2021.

The Oakland County Probate Court accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Cash, check (made out to Oakland County Probate Court) or credit card.
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
  • Service fees for copies and certifications apply for credit cards only.Visit credit card and fee information.
  • Money Orders
  • Please do not mail cash.

Following are various fee schedules used in Oakland County Probate Court:

 Oakland County Probate Court Notices regarding Gross Estate Fees

Below is a form and information for payment of Court Appointed Attorneys, GAL, and Independent Evaluators:

Other forms:

General Administrative Forms (including transcript request forms)

Probate Court Forms

Below are forms & applications to be used by Attorneys who seek to serve in Probate Court.  Please note - these forms may only be used in Oakland County Probate Court.

Applications are reviewed by the Probate Court Attorney Appointment Committee twice a year, usually in January and July. 

*Please note to complete any of the PDF forms you will need to use a viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader or a browser that supports the use of fillable forms such as Internet Explorer 11. Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for many platforms including mobile devices.