Court Remains Closed to the Public
The Wayne County Probate Court will NOT be physically accessible to the public and no in-person filings will be permitted until further notice. All hearings are to be conducted remotely via ZOOM until further notice. Please click here for information about attending hearings remotely. These extraordinary measures are in place to protect the public and our staff.
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Judges of Probate
- Hon. Freddie G. Burton, Jr., Chief Judge
- Hon. David Braxton, Chief Judge Pro Tempore
- Hon. Judy A. Hartsfield
- Hon. Frank S. Szymanski
- Hon. Terrance A. Keith
Vision & Mission
An innovative court where there is complete confidence that all probate matters will be resolved with fairness & integrity.
We are dedicated to handling all probate matters with C.A.R.E