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Probate Court

Probate Court handles various types of cases, including:

* Decedent's estates
* Small estates
* Mentally ill matters
* Guardianships and/or conservatorships of both children and adults
* Limited guardianships of both children and adults
* Guardianships for developmentally disabled individuals
* Protective orders
* Adoptions
* Delayed registrations of foreign birth
* Applications to open safe deposit boxes
* Safe delivery of newborn
* Will deposit for decedent or deposit for safekeeping

Judge David C. Tomlinson presides over the Probate Court. He also handles cases in the Family Division of the Circuit Court.

The Probate Register, and the Deputy Probate Register, Bonnie S. Walter, are available to assist attorneys and the public. However, they cannot give legal advice.

The Court office is in the Courts Building on the second floor on the west side. After clearing court security, it can be reached by stairs or an elevator. The building is 125 W. Main Street in the Centreville Village Square on M-86.

All forms required by the Court can be obtained through an attorney. The Court suggests you utilize the services of an attorney to do decedent's estates, conservatorships, guardianships of children, protective orders and adoptions.

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Probate Court Judge

David C. Tomlinson

Circuit/Probate Court Administrator

Kathy Griffin

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 190
Centreville, MI 49032

Office Information

Location:
Probate Court
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
Courts' Building - Second Floor
*Driving Directions

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467-5538
Fax Number: (269) 467-5560