Probate Court

Please Note that this is the Probate Court section of the website.  If you need probation services please refer to the following: 

  • Circuit Court Probation/Parole
    • Michigan Department of Corrections' Manistee County Parole/Probation
    • Phone: 231-723-7215
  • District Court Probation
  • Juvenile Probation


There are many proceedings that fall under the jurisdiction of the Probate Court. The most common proceedings include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Probate of Decedent Estates
  • Administration of Trusts
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Involuntary Mental Health Treatment
  • Deposition of Wills for safe-keeping

Disability Accommodations

To make a request for accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact the Court at 231-723-3261.

Remote Viewing of Probate Court Hearings

Probate Court Hearings - Remote Viewing