The Probate Pro provides probate legal representation throughout the State of Michigan, Illinois and Florida. If you live in any of these States, we want to help you stay informed on the probate court in your county. We’ve put together some vital information for people residing in Allegan County, Michigan.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Allegan County Probate Court is to administer justice with fairness, equality, and integrity, to resolve matters before the court in a timely manner, and to provide courteous and prompt service in a manner that inspires trust and confidence.​


Address and Location

113 Chestnut Street

Allegan, MI 49010

Allegan County Probate Court Judges

Hon. Michael L. Buck

  • Judge Buck is the present Chief Probate Judge for Allegan County.   He was first elected to the Probate Court in 2000, claiming over 50% of the vote in a 4-way race. He was admitted to the Michigan State BAR Association in 1977, having earned degrees from University of Michigan (A.B.) and Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D.).


Allegan County Hours and Phone Number

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
(269) 673-0250

Allegan County Probate Court Website

The Court website offers many things including case search, fax filing information and an Inventory Fee Calculator. Other services that the website offers are listed below. The Allegan County Probate Court website can be found at: http://cms.allegancounty.org/sites/Office/Probate/SitePages/Home.aspx

Security Requirements

When you enter the courthouse, you may go through a metal detector. Your handbag, briefcase, backpack, and any containers will be x-rayed.  Objects like knitting needles, scissors, nail clippers, pocket knives, and weapons are not allowed. If you have forbidden items, you may be asked to leave the courthouse and return without them. Security officers might keep items they think are hazardous. They may or may not be returned to you when you leave the courthouse. Alcoholic beverages are also not allowed.

Venue and Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction relates to which matters will be heard in a court. The Allegan County Probate Court has jurisdiction over deceased estates, trusts, mental health, delayed registration of foreign births, drain appeals, guardianships, and conservatorships. While, venue describes what court you should go to. Allegan County Probate Court is the correct venue for people who are domiciled in Allegan County or have property in Allegan County.

Probate Lawyer near me

The Probate Pro is grateful to be able to practice law in Allegan County. We are here to help you navigate this journey by focusing on your goals.  If you have any questions concerning any aspect of the law, call The Probate Pro at (833) PROBATE.