Conservatorships for Minors

Closing Procedures -
Minor Conservatorships

Filing Fee $20.00  
Forms Used PC 583, or PC584, Account of Fiduciary (Note: An account form is used after a conservator is appointed and must be filed each year.)

PC 585a, Petition to Allow Account(s)

PC 585b,, Order Allowing Account(s)

Forms may be found at Michigan Court - Court Forms where you can search for a specific form number (i.e. pc571). A list of Probate forms is available at the Numerical Index of Probate Court Forms page. 

See Account Instructions for more information.
Interested Persons Only list new interested persons and\or change of address for any interested persons since the conservatorship was opened. If an interested person is not included or is not properly served, the hearing cannot be held.  The interested persons in a petition for the review of a minor conservatorship accounting are:

  1. The child, if 14 years of age or older.
  2. The presumptive heirs of the child.
  3. Surety on any bond.
Hearing Date If you submit PC 561, Waiver\Consent for every interested person, the account will be set for hearing  Typically, the hearing date is 3-5 weeks after the petition is filed.  Your Hearing Reminder form displays the correct date, time, place, and assigned Judge along with zoom instructions.  You, the Petitioner, must attend the hearing or your Petition will be dismissed.At the Judge’s discretion, petitions with waivers and consents may be adjudicated without a hearing.
Guardian ad Litem The court may appoint a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) to represent the interests of the minor for whom the conservatorship is created, but this is typically not done when a minor conservatorship is closed.

The GAL is not an employee of the court but a licensed practicing attorney appointed by the court.

Rev. 4\21