Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Probate Division

The Probate Division of the Isabella County Trial Court handles matters involving decedent estates, petitions for hospitalization of mentally ill individuals, adoptions, name changes, guardianships and conservatorships.

The Isabella County Trial Court provides informational brochures regarding guardianships of minors and adults, conservatorships, and name changes. Those brochures may be obtained at Window #2 of the Isabella County Courthouse, 300 North Main, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

For further information contact the Probate Division at (989) 317-4212.

Probate Filing Fees

Petition for Guardianship of Incapacitated Individual or Minor *$186.00
-Includes $11.00 Certified Copy of Letter  
Petition for Guardianship of Developmentally Disabled Individual *No Filing Fee
Petition for Conservatorship or Protective Order *$186.00
-Includes $11.00 Certified Copy of Letter  
Application/Petition for Probate of Decedent Estate $186.00
-Includes $11.00 Certified Copy of Letter  
Statement and Proof of Claim $20.00
Petition to Open a Safe Deposit Box $10.00
Wills Filed for Safe Keeping $25.00
Petition and Order for Assignment $25.00
-Plus Inventory Fee  
Petition for Name Change $185.00
Petition for Adoption $185.00
Adoption Homestudy $100.00
Petition to Release Adoption Information $20.00 - $55.00
Petition to Appoint Confidential Intermediary $20.00
Additional Petitions/Motions/Objections/Accounts $20.00
Certified Copies $10.00
-Plus $1.00 for Each Additional Page  
Xerox Copies $1.00 per page


*Add $125 for guardian ad litem/attorney fee