As a service to the community, The Probate Pro (877) YOUR-FIRM is committed to providing up-to-date and accurate information about the many probate courts in which it appears. The Macomb County Probate Court is the one of busiest probate courts in Michigan, handling over 5,000 hearings each year and over 5,000 new filings per year. They maintain an active docket of about 5,000 files.
If you need to contact the court by telephone or e-mail. Below is a quick reference guide.
Macomb County Probate Court
Macomb County Court Building
40 N. Main St, 3rd Floor
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
Telephone: (586) 469-5139
Primary Function of the Probate Court
The primary function of the court is to administer guardianships, conservatorships, trusts and probate estate for those domiciled in Macomb County, Michigan. Probate estate administration occurs whether a person had a will, or whether they died without a will. Probate courts allow people to deposit wills for safekeeping.
The probate court is vested with the power to appoint guardians and conservators for incapacitated adults and minors. A guardian can make decisions about a person’s health and personal well-being. A conservator can make decisions about of a person’s property and money. Probate courts also handle cases under the Mental Health Code. This includes commitment for hospital care of people alleged to have a mental illness, as well as guardianship proceedings for developmentally disabled people.
If you need to reach the courtroom staff, below is a list of the relevant telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Please remember that the probate court employees are not authorized to provide legal advice.
Telephone Number: Judges
Other Important Telephone Numbers
Some additional important telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for other departments of the Macomb County Probate Court can be found below.
Counter: (586) 469-5290
John Brennan Deputy Court Administrator/ Register: (586) 469–5290, John.Brennan@macombgov.org
Mental Health/Developmentally Disabled: (586) 469-5320
Americans With Disability Act (ADA) Coordinator: (586) 463-2205
Periodically, this information will be updated. Please let The Probate Pro (877) YOUR-FIRM know if you need any additional information.