Hours of Operation

Service Hours

8:00am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Filing Hours

8:00am - 4:00pm


Wayne County Probate Court
1307 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226

Phone 313-224-5706

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2023 Scheduled Closings
New Year's Day (Observed) Monday January 2
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 16
** Records Day Thursday

January 26

Good Friday (Closed at noon) Friday April 7
** Records Day Thursday

April 27

Memorial Day Monday May 29
*** Grand Prix (Court open but remote only, onsite closed) Thursday & Friday June 1 & June 2
Juneteenth Monday June 19
Independence Day Tuesday July 4
** Records Day Thursday

July 27

Labor Day Monday September 4
Columbus Day Monday October 9
** Records Day Thursday

October 26

Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 23
Day after Thanksgiving Friday November 24
Christmas Eve (Observed) Friday December 22
Christmas Day Monday December 25
* Closed Tuesday December 26
* Closed Wednesday December 27
* Closed Thursday December 28
New Year's Eve (Observed) Friday December 29

*The Wayne County Probate Court will be open for emergency pleadings and to conduct mental health and emergency hearings.

**Only emergency filings will be accepted (mental health pick up/transport orders, petitions for immediate funeral/burial arrangements, guardianships involving life threatening medical emergencies, conservatorships with immediate pending evictions/foreclosures/shut off notices, estates where immediate access to residence is necessary, requests for ex-parte temporary restraining orders, and emergency petitions filed by Adult Protective Services and Child Protective Services). 

***On June 1-2, 2023, the Court will be operating remotely only, the court offices are physically closed due to the Grand Prix and you will not be able to physically access the court offices. Filings submitted via email and fax will still be processed and court hearings will still occur.

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