Probate Resources

Probate is a place, the probate court, and can also be a process—“probating an estate,” for example. In Michigan the probate courts often handle issues surrounding estates and trusts, mental health, some juvenile issues, and also issues regarding appointment of guardians and appointment of conservators or protective orders. Some web resources you could check out:

Connections to Ingham County, Eaton County and Clinton County Probate Court sites:

Handling an estate/probating an estate information from State Bar of Michigan:

Calculating an estate inventory fee (although found at a specific county website, the calculations are the same throughout Michigan)



Guardianship links:

Conservatorship links:

Guardianships for those with alleged developmental disabilities:

Trusts in Michigan: