The Monroe County Courthouse is open to the public. Anyone entering & while in the building must wear a face covering & observe social distancing (face coverings are not provided, contact court administration for possible alternatives).
The Probate/Juvenile Court will continue to conduct business remotely to the maximum extent possible. In-person proceedings are allowed with a maximum of 10 people.
There is a drop box outside of the courthouse entrance to drop off filings or payments.
The entire Phase 2-Return to Full Capacity Plan is posted on the County of Monroe website and can be accessed by clicking HERE
PROBATE COURT QUESTIONSCALL (734) 240-7346
JUVENILE COURT QUESTIONS
CALL (734) 240-7160
OR FOR BOTH LOCATIONS
Please contact the court at (734) 240-7335 for Judge Arnold, (734) 240-7326 for Judge Lohmeyer or (734) 240-7160 for Referee Sweeney if you are trying to observe a court hearing via YouTube and it is not streaming properly.
Payment of fines and costs
- To make payment arrangements for juvenile delinquency matters, please contact the juvenile division at (734) 240-7160 or (734) 240-7349.
- To post bail/bond in juvenile or fiduciary bond in Probate Estates, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chief Judge of Probate Court
Hon. Frank L. Arnold
Judge of Probate Court
and Judge of 38th Judicial Circuit Court - Family Division, Juvenile Section
Monroe County Probate Court
106 E. First Street
Monroe, Michigan 48161
MAIN NUMBER: 734-240-7346
FAX NUMBER: 734-240-7354
9:00 AM - 12 NOON and 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mission of the Monroe County Probate Court
Our mission is to serve the community with integrity, compassion and accountability through delivery of restorative justice.
Our vision is to provide outstanding public service while meeting the diverse needs of our community.
Guiding Principles of the Monroe County Probate Court
To preserve the inherent rights and dignity of all individuals. To recognize that all individuals have specific strengths and needs. To provide timely, competent and professional service. To demonstrate integrity in words and actions.