Forms and Applications used by Attorneys
Probate Court Fees & Vouchers
Legal News publishing fees increased to $95.15 effective 03/01/2020.
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:
Probate Court Filing Fees
Gross Estate Fee Schedule
Oakland County Probate Court Notices regarding Gross Estate Fees
Notice Regarding Fees (GEF & Motions)
Notice to the Public - November 2005
Inventory Fee Notice - February 2006
Notice in Regards to the Change in Calculation of Inventory Fees (aka Gross Estate Fees]) - November 2006
March 2008 - Publication Rates Increase
March 2012 - Publication Rates Increase
October 2017 - Publication Rates Increase
Below is a form and information for payment of Court Appointed Attorneys, GAL, and Independent Evaluators:
Fee Schedule for Court Appointed Attorneys/Guardian Ad Litem/Independent Evaluations (PEMH 1037)
Probate Payment & Billing Instructions (PEMH 1097)
Independent Evaluator Invoice (PEMH 1102)
Statement of Services and Order for Payment - General Probate (PEMH1092)
Statement of Services and Order for Payment - Mental Health (PEMH1092a)
Fiscal Services Vendor Registration Packet
Fiscal Services Vendor Change Address Form
General Administrative Forms (including transcript request forms)
Application to Serve as a Probate Mediator
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.
Application to Serve as Court-Appointed Counsel for Indigents