Probate Court Forms- Free Forms and Videos

 (833) PROBATE | (833) 776-2283

Video Form Name Free Form Type of Matter Statute & Court Rule
Acceptance of Appointment Deceased Probate MCL 700.3601, MCL 700.3602, MCL 700.5214, MCL 700.5301, MCL 700.5307, MCL 700. 5412, MCL 700.7202, MCR 5.501
Account of Fiduciary, Long Form Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 330.1631, MCL 700.3703(4), MCL 700.5418, MCR 5.308(A), MCR 5.310(C), MCR 5.313, MCR 5.409
Account of Fiduciary, Short Form Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 330.1631, MCL 700.3703(4), MCL 700.5418, MCR 5.308, MCR 5.310(C), MCR 5.313, MCR 5.409
Affidavit of Decedent’s Successor for Delivery of Certain Assets Owned by Decedent Deceased Probate MCL 700.3983
Affidavit of Physician or Psychologist Wayne County Probate only Wayne County Probate Court form
Annual Report of Guardian on Condition of Legally Incapacitated Individual Guardianship MCL 700.5314, MCL 700.5317, MCR 5.409(A)
Annual Report of Guardian on Condition of Minor Guardianship MCL 700.5215(f), MCR 5.409(A)
Appearance Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 2.117, MCR 3.916 (B), MCR 3.915(C)
Appearance of Parent of Minor Deceased Probate MCR 5.105(D)(4)
Application for Appointment of Successor Personal Representative (Estate Not Closed) Deceased Probate MCL 700.3301(1)(f), MCL 700.3609, MCL 700.3610,MCL 700.3611, MCL 700.3614(a)
Application for Informal Probate and/or Appointment of Personal Representative (Testate/Intestate) Deceased Probate MCL 700.1309, MCL 700.3301,MCL 700.3311, MCL 700.3614, MCR 5.302, MCR 5.309
Application/Petition to Reopen Estate Deceased Probate MCL 700.1309, MCL 700.3959, MCR 5.144, MCR 5.312
Application to Correct a Michigan Death Certificate Deceased Probate MCL 333.2871(1) and 333.2891(9) and (10)
Authorization to Release Will Held for Safekeeping Deceased Probate MCL 700.2515
Bond of Fiduciary Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 700.3601, MCL 700.3604, MCL 700.5106(3), MCL 700.5410, MCL 700.5411
Certificate of Completion Deceased Probate MCL 700.3954, MCL 700.3958, MCL 700.3988, MCR 5.311
Change of Address Wayne County Probate only Wayne County Probate Court form
Copy Request Wayne County Probate only Wayne County Probate Court form
Death Certificate Deceased Probate State of Michigan form
Declaration of Intent to Give Notice by Publication Deceased Probate MCR 5.105(A)(3)
Demand for Notice Deceased Probate MCL 700.3205, MCR 5.125(A)(7), MCR 5.126
Fax Filing Cover Sheet Wayne County Probate only Wayne County Probate Court form
Fiduciary Proof of Identity Guardianship & Conservator Local Court rules form
Inventory (Conservatorship) Conservator MCL 700.5417, MCR 5.409(B)
Inventory (Decedent Estate) Deceased Probate MCL 700.3706, MCL 700.3707, MCR 5.307, MCR 5.310, MCR 5.409(B)
Letters of Authority for Personal Representative Deceased Probate MCL 700.3103, MCL 700.3307, MCL 700.3414, MCL 700.3504, MCL 700.3601, MCR 5.202, MCR 5.206, MCR 5.307, MCR 5.310
Letters of Conservatorship Conservator MCL 700.5412, MCL 700.5417, MCL 700.5418, MCL 700.5423, MCL 700.5427, MCR 5.202, MCR 5.203, MCR 5.205, MCR 5.409
Letters of Guardianship Guardianship MCL 330.1631, MCL 700.5103, MCL 700.5214, MCL 700.5215(f), (g), MCL 700.5314(a), (e), MCL 700.5417, MCR 5.202, MCR 5.402(D), MCR 5.405(C), MCR 5.406(A), MCR 5.409
Letters of Guardianship of Individual with Developmental Disability Developmental Disability MCR 5.202, MCR 5.402(D)
Memorandum of Administrative Closing Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 700.3951(3), MCR 5.144, MCR 5.203(D)
Memorandum of Conference to Correct Deficiency Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 5.203
Minor Conservatorship - Final Account, Waiver and Consent, and Order Conservator MCL 700.5418, MCL 700.5431, MCR 5.409(C)
Notice of Appointment and Duties of Personal Representative Deceased Probate MCL 700.3705, MCR 5.304
Notice of Continued Administration Deceased Probate MCL 700.3951
Notice of Deficiency Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 5.203
Notice of Disallowance of Claim Deceased Probate MCL 700.3806, MCL 700.5429, MCL 700.7611
Notice of Hearing Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 700.1401, MCL 710.21 et seq., MCR 3.802(A)(3), MCR 5.102, MCR 5.109(2)
Notice of Intent to Close Estate Administration and Terminate Personal Representative’s Authority Deceased Probate MCL 700.3951, MCR 5.203(D)
Notice of Intent to Request Informal Appointment of Personal Representative Deceased Probate MCL 700.3310, MCR 5.309(C)
Notice of Rights to Alleged Incapacitated Individual Guardianship MCL 700.5306a
Notice on Petition for Conservator or Protective Order Conservator MCL 700.5311, MCL 700.5405, MCL 700.5406, MCL 700.5409
Notice Regarding Attorney Fees Deceased Probate MCL 700.3415, MCL 700.3502, MCL 700.3721, MCR 5.313
Notice to Creditors, Decedent’s Estate Deceased Probate MCL 700.3801, MCR 5.106(A), MCR 5.208(A)
Notice to Known Creditors Deceased Probate MCL 700.3801, MCL 700.3803, MCL 700.3804, MCR 5.208(B)
Notice to Spouse of Rights of Election and Allowances, Proof of Service, and Election Deceased Probate MCL 558.1, MCL 558.2, MCL 700.2202, MCL 700.3705, MCR 5.305
Order (general) Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 5.162
Order Allowing Account(s) Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 330.1631, MCL 700.5418, MCR 5.310(C)(2)(c), MCR 5.313, MCR 5.409(C)
Order Appointing Attorney Guardianship MCL 330.1454, MCL 700.5208, MCL 700.5209(2)(d), MCL 700.5219(4)  MCL 700.5305(3)-(4), MCL 700.5406(1), MCR 5.404(D)
Order Appointing Person to Review/Investigate Guardianship Guardianship MCL 700.5207(2), MCL 700.5208, MCL 700.5209(2)(d), MCL 700.5309,  MCL 712B.25(1), MCR 5.404(A)(2), MCR 5.404(F), (G), MCR 5.408(A)
Order Appointing Special Fiduciary and/or Suspending Powers of Fiduciary Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 700.1309, MCR 5.203(D), MCR 5.204
Order Determining Heirs, Separate Proceedings Deceased Probate MCL 700.3106, MCR 5.308(B)(2)
Order Following Review of Guardianship Guardianship MCL 700.5207(3)(iii), MCL 700.5209(2)(d), MCL 700.5309,  MCR 5.404(D)(3), MCR 5.408
Order for Administrative Closing (Conservatorship) Conservator MCR 5.144
Order for Adjournment Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 2.503
Order for Assignment Deceased Probate MCL 700.1210, MCL 700.1302, MCL 700.3982
Order for Complete Estate Settlement Deceased Probate MCL 700.3952, MCR 5.311(B)
Order of Discharge Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 330.1626, MCL 700.3612,MCL 700.5431, MCL 700.5426(4), MCL 700.5310, MCR 5.311(B)(3)
Order of Formal Proceedings Deceased Probate MCL 700.3204, MCL 700.3409, MCL 700.3410, MCL 700.3414, MCL 700.3502, MCL 700.3601
Order Regarding Appointment of Conservator Conservator MCL 700.1309, MCL 700.5215(a), MCL 700.5314(b), MCL 700.5406, MCL 700.5407, MCL 700.5409, MCL 700.5410, MCL 700.5412, MCL 700.5418, MCL 700.5419, MCR 5.409
Order Regarding Appointment of Guardian of Incapacitated Individual Guardianship MCL 700.1105, MCL 700.5106, MCL 700.5107, MCL 700.5306, MCL 700.5313, MCL 700.5319(1)
Order Regarding Appointment of Personal Representative Deceased Probate MCL 700.1309, MCL 700.3609,MCL 700.3610, MCL 700.3611, MCL 700.3614, MCL 700.3617, MCL 700.3959, MCR 5.204, MCR 5.144(B), MCR 5.312
Order Regarding Appointment of Temporary Guardian of Incapacitated Individual Guardianship MCL 700.5312, MCL 700.5313, MCR 5.403(C)
Order Regarding Petition for Protective Order Conservator MCL 700.5215(a), MCL 700.5314(b), MCL 700.5408
Order Regarding Real Estate/Dwelling Conservator MCL 700.5422(3), MCL 700.5423
Order Regarding Sale of Real Estate (Decedent Estate) Deceased Probate MCL 700.3415, MCL 700.3505, MCL 700.3704
Personal Representative Notice to Friend of the Court Deceased Probate MCL 700.3705(6)
Petition and Order Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 5.113
Petition and Order for Reinstatement (Case Not Closed) Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 5.203(D)
Petition and Order to Change Venue Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 600.856, MCR 5.128
Petition and Order to Open Safe-Deposit Box to Locate Will or Burial Deed Deceased Probate MCL 700.2517
Petition and Order to Use Funds (Conservatorship) Conservator MCL 700.5427
Petition for Appointment of Conservator and/or Protective Order Conservator MCL 700.5104(2), MCL 700.5215(a), MCL 700.5314(b), MCL 700.5401, MCL 700.5404, MCR 3.206(A)(4), MCR 5.105(C),  MCR 5.125(C)(24)
Petition for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem/Attorney/Lawyer Guardian Ad Litem Guardianship & Conservator MCL 700.1403(d), MCL 700.5108, MCL 700.5208(2)(c), MCL 700.5213(4), MCL 700.5219(4), MCL 700.5406, MCR 5.121
Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Incapacitated Individual Guardianship MCL 700.1105(a), MCL 700.5303, MCR 5.125(C)(22), MCR 5.402(A)
Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor Guardianship MCL 700.5204, MCL 700.5213, MCR 5.125(C)(19), MCR 5.404
Petition for Appointment of Guardian, Individual with Alleged Developmental Disability Developmental Disability MCL 330.1100a, MCL 330.1609
Petition for Appointment of Limited Guardian of Minor Guardianship MCL 700.5205, MCR 5.125(C)(19), MCR 5.404
Petition for Approval of Sale of Real Estate (Decedent Estate) Deceased Probate MCL 700.3415, MCL 700.3505, MCL 700.3704, MCR 5.207
Petition for Assignment Deceased Probate MCL 700.1210, MCL 700.1302, MCL 700.3982
Petition for Complete Estate Settlement Deceased Probate MCL 700.3402, MCL 700.3952, MCR 5.311(B)
Petition for Mental Health Treatment Mental Health MCL 330.1100a(29), MCL 330.1401, MCL 330.1423, MCL 330.1427, MCL 330.1434, MCL 330.1438, MCL 330.2050, MCR 5.125(C)(18)
Petition for Probate and/or Appointment of Personal Representative (Testate/Intestate) Deceased Probate MCL 700.1309, MCL 700.3402, MCL 700.3502, MCR 5.302(A), MCR 5.308, MCR 5.310(B)
Petition for Removal of Personal Representative and Appointment of Successor (Estate Not Closed) Deceased Probate MCL 700. 1309, MCL 700.3609, MCL 700.3610, MCL 700.3611, MCL 700.3614(a), MCR 5.204
Petition for Supervised Administration after Previous Adjudication Deceased Probate MCL 700.3502, MCR 5.310
Petition Regarding Real Estate/Dwelling Conservator MCL 700.5423, MCR 5.207
Petition to Allow Account(s) Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 330.1631, MCL 700.5418, MCR 5.310(C)(2)(c), MCR 5.313, MCR 5.409(C)
Petition to Determine Heirs, Separate Proceedings Deceased Probate MCL 700.1302(a)(v), MCL 700.3106, MCR 5.308(B)(2)
Petition to Terminate/Modify Conservatorship Conservator MCL 700.5414, MCL 700.5415, MCL 700.5431, MCR 5.125(C)(25)
Petition to Terminate/Modify Guardianship Guardianship MCL 700.5208, MCL 700.5210, MCL 700.5219, MCR 5.125(C)(25), MCR 5.404(F)(4), (5), MCR 5.408
Proof of Restricted Account and Annual Verification of Funds on Deposit (Conservatorship of Minor) Conservator MCR 5.409(C)(4)
Proof of Service Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 700.1306, MCL 700.1401, MCR 5.104(A), MCR 5.105, MCR 5.107
Protected Personal Identifying Information Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 1.109
Publication of Notice Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 700.1401(1), MCL 700.3310, MCR 5.105(A)(3), MCR 5.106, MCR 5.309(C), (D)
Publication of Notice of Hearing Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 700.1401(1), MCL 700.3403, MCL 700.5405, MCR 5.105(A)(3), MCR 5.106, MCR 5.308(B)(2)(b)
Receipt of Distributive Share, Personal Property Deceased Probate MCL 700.3910
Receipt of Property from Conservator Deceased Probate MCL 700.3715(b), MCL 700.5426(4)
Receipt of Ward and Discharge Conservator MCL 700.5414, MCL 700.5415, MCL 700.5431, MCR 5.125(C)(25)
Register’s Statement Deceased Probate MCL 700.3302, MCL 700.3303, MCL 700.3304, MCL 700.3305, MCL 700.3308, MCL 700.3601, MCR 5.309, MCR 5.312
Registration of Trust Trust MCL 700.7209, MCL 700.7210
Renunciation of Right to Appointment, Nomination of Personal Representative and Waiver of Notice Deceased Probate MCL 700.3203(3), MCL 700.3310
Report of Guardian on Condition of Individual with Developmental Disability Developmental Disability MCL 330.1631, MCR 5.409(A)
Report of Physician or Mental Health Professional Guardianship MCL 700.5304, MCR 5.405 
Report on Review of Guardianship of Legally Incapacitated Individual Guardianship MCL 700.5309, MCR 5.408(A)
Request for Next Friend and Order Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 2.201(E) and MCR 3.4703(F)
Request for Time for Compliance Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCR 5.203
Safe-Deposit Box Certificate and Receipt Deceased Probate MCL 700.2517
Schedule of Distributions and Payment of Claims Deceased Probate MCL 700.3952, MCL 700.3953
Selection of Homestead Allowance and Exempt Property Deceased Probate MCL 700.2401- MCL 700.2405
Statement and Proof of Claim Deceased Probate MCL 700.3804, MCL 700.5429, MCL 700.7609, MCR 5.208(E), MCR 5.307(D)
Supplemental Testimony to Identify Nonheir Devisees, Testate Estate Deceased Probate MCL 700.2702, MCL 700.2707-700.2710, MCR 5.302
Sworn Closing Statement, Summary Proceeding,  Small Estates Deceased Probate MCL 700.3205, MCL 700.3988, MCR 5.311(A)
Sworn Statement to Close Unsupervised Administration Deceased Probate MCL 700.3954, MCL 700.3958, MCR 5.311(A), (C)
Testimony to Identify Heirs Deceased Probate MCL 700.2103, MCL 700.2104, MCR 5.104(C), MCR 5.302(B), MCR 5.308(B)(2)(a)
Vehicle Transfer Certificate - Michigan Secretary of State Deceased Probate MCL 257.236
Waiver/Consent Guardianship/Conservator/Deceased Probate MCL 700.1402, MCR 5.104(B)
What You Need to Know before Filing a Petition to Appoint a Conservator Conservator MCL 700.5104(2), MCL 700.5215(a), MCL 700.5314(b), MCL 700.5401, MCL 700.5404, MCR 3.206(A)(4), MCR 5.105(C),  MCR 5.125(C)(24)
Your Responsibilities as Guardian Adult Guardianship Macomb County Probate Court form
Your Responsibilities as Guardian of a Minor Guardianship Macomb County Probate Court form
Generated by wpDataTables

 

Free Probate Court Forms

There are over 50 probate court forms prepared for by the Michigan’s State Court Administrator (SCAO probate forms). These forms are periodically updated with a recent update on July 1, 2021. The Probate Pro provides a step by step guide to preparing and filing these probate court forms.

Watch the videos!  Print the forms! Call The Probate Pro  at (833) PROBATE | (833) 776-2283 for help with these probate forms.

How to Use the Probate Court Forms Search

  1. Click on the search bar above and to the right of the table to access the probate court forms.
  2. Using your keyboard or voice-to-text feature, type in any of the following:
    • the name the probate court forms you are looking for
    • the type of matter the probate court forms is related to
      • Deceased Probate
      • Conservator
      • Guardianship
      • Developmental Disability
      • Trust
      • (in some cases) the name of the County
    • Any Michigan statutes or Michigan Court Rules
  3. The results of your search input will automatically narrow down the table’s results to best match your search.

All forms have links to free, printable forms and a video that goes over how to fill out the form, if necessary.

Questions? Need Help?

Contact The Probate Pro at (833) PROBATE.