Probate Fees

Inventory Fee

Inventory Fee Calculator

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*If an inventory is filed with an estate value of zero (0), then the inventory fee is $5.00, otherwise see the Inventory Fee Calculator  to determine the fee.

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Guardianship Petitions

$175.00

 

Conservatorship Petitions

$175.00

 

Protective Order

$175.00

 

Deceased Estate

$175.00

   plus inventory fee*

Guardianship for an individual with a Developmental Disability

No Fee

 

Petitions for Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment

No Fee

 

Supervision of Trust

$175.00

 

Small Estate

$25.00

  plus inventory fee*

and $12.00 certification fee    

  

Wills filed for Safekeeping

$25.00

 

Registration of Trusts

$25.00

 

Subsequent Petitions, Motions, Objections

$20.00

 

Accounts

$20.00

 

Claims

$20.00

 

Civil Actions

$175.00
 
Letters of Authority
$12.00
 

Order of Discharge

$11.00
 
Certified Documents

$10.00

$1.00

certification fee 

each page

Copy Fee

$2.00
each page  

The fees can be paid by cash, check, money order or credit/debit card.The court will not accept out of state checks.

 

Payment can be made online with a credit/debit card via ePayment. ePayment has a 3.5% convenience fee. To utilize this option, click "Case Access" above, and then select ePayment Instructions for details.

 

If paying in person with a credit card, only MasterCard or Discover is accepted with a 2.49% convenience fee (minimum $3.95) Click here for more information on credit card payments processed in person.

 

 

Requests for certified documents can be made in person or sent by mail to the following address:

Wayne County Probate Court

Attn:  Records Supervisor

1307 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

Detroit , Michigan   48226

The Court will contact you with the cost once your request has been submitted. 

If you know the cost, please forward it along with your request.