The Washtenaw County Probate Court is part of the Family Division of the Trial Court. The Probate Court has jurisdiction over the following:
The court has published a number of policies here.
Attorneys and the Probate Court
While there is no legal requirement that people use attorneys for probate proceedings, it is highly recommended. Probate proceedings of all types can be complex and difficult to understand. In cooperation with the Washtenaw County Bar Association, free legal advice regarding basic probate matters is available on a monthly basis in the Probate Court office. Contact the Probate Court to schedule an appointment.