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Probate / Family Court

Probate / Family Court

Responsibilities of the Monroe County Probate Court

The major responsibilities of the Probate Court include:

  • Administration of Decedent’s Estates.
  • Administration of Trusts.
  • Jurisdiction over Guardianships and Conservatorships of Adults and Minors.
  • Mental Health Code Proceedings for Civil Admission of the Mentally Ill to Treatment or Hospitalization.
  • Provide for the Safekeeping of Wills.
  • Hearing Matters of “Health Threat to Others” under the Michigan Public Health Code