Probate Court

The Washtenaw County Probate Court is part of the Family Division of the Trial Court. The Probate Court has jurisdiction over the following:

Attorneys & 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. Contact the Washtenaw County Bar Assocation at 734-996-3229 to schedule an appointment.