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To administer justice and restore wholeness in a manner that inspires
As a leader among Courts we exemplify high standards for justice and public service.
As courts serving the public, we embrace the following values:
C = Collaboration
O = Operational Excellence
U = Understanding
R = Restoration
T = Transparency
S = Service
Judge of Probate Court
|Mark A. Feyen
Chief Probate Judge
|Kevin J. Bowling,
|Penni A. DeWitt,
Chief Deputy Probate Register
Deputy Probate Register
There is a Probate Court in each Michigan county with the exception of ten counties which have consolidated to form five probate court districts. Each district has one judge, and each of the remaining counties has one or more judges depending on population and caseload within the county. The Probate Court has jurisdiction in the areas of estates and trusts, guardianships, and conservatorships and mental commitment proceedings. Probate judges are elected on a nonpartisan ballot for six year terms, subject to the same requirements as other judges.
The Probate Court will provide an Interpreter to those in need in order to
over come any language barrier that may exist. Any party involved in a Probate
Court proceeding needing an interpreter must contact the Probate Court office,
in writing, so an interpreter can be secured.
12120 Fillmore Street
West Olive, MI 49460
- Phone: (616) 786-4110
FAX: (616) 738-4624
- Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm*
*Paperwork and filing fees will be accepted after 4:30pm M-F, but will not be officially "filed" or receipted until the following business day.