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Probate Division

Security screening prior to entry. No weapons, food or drink allowed.
300 N. Main St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone:(989) 772-0911
Fax:(989) 779-8022
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Except holidays

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.

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

Isabella County Court House

Probate Filing Fees

Petition for Guardianship of Incapacitated Individual or Minor
– Includes $11.00 Certified Copy of Letter
Petition for Guardianship of Developmentally Disabled Individual*No Filing Fee
Petition for Conservatorship or Protective Order
– Includes $11.00 Certified Copy of Letter
Application/Petition for Probate of Decedent Estate
– 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
– Plus Inventory Fee +$11.00 Certified Copy of Order 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
– Plus $1.00 for Each Additional Page
Xerox Copies$1.00 per page

*Add $125 for guardian ad litem/attorney fee