The Probate Court has no jurisdiction to have a body moved (i.e.,
disinterred). You should contact the
funeral home that handled the burial to request they file a permit for
disinterment with the
or Detroit Health Department.
Probate Court has no jurisdiction to have a casket opened (i.e.,
exhumed) and the body examined to determine the cause of death. Exhumation requests where murder is
suspected are filed by the
or Medical Examiner. You should contact
the Wayne County Prosecutor [(313) 224-5777] or the Wayne County Medical
Examiner [(313) 833-2524].