The Probate Pro has the great privilege of appearing before the probate courts throughout the state of Michigan. One of the most enjoyable courts to practice in is the Washtenaw County Probate Court. It is staffed by friendly and experienced personnel. Our Michigan probate attorney’s have extensive experience handling Washtenaw County Probate and Trust cases.
Washtenaw County Probate Court Directions
The court is located at 101 E. Huron Street, PO Box 8645, Ann Arbor, MI 48107.
Washtenaw County Probate Court Judges
The Washtenaw County Probate Court is staffed by an experienced and knowledgeable judge that understands probate law. The Honorable Julia B. Owdziej is serving a 6 year term (expiring January 2021). She currently presides over the entire probate docket.
Washtenaw County Probate Court Divisions
The Washtenaw County Probate Court is divided into two operational groups: the Wills & Estates Division and the Mental Division. The Wills & Estates Division is responsible for matters involving guardianships and conservatorships of both adults and minors, for estates of deceased persons, and for matters involving trusts. The Mental Division handles matters relating to involuntary commitments for psychiatric treatment and guardianships of individuals with a developmental disability.
Washtenaw County Probate Court Contact Information
The hours of operation for the probate court counter are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The probate court telephone hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:45 pm.
The probate court is closed during most major holidays.
Washtenaw County Probate Court Security
An important consideration before entering the courthose are the security requirements. You will be subject to building security before you enter the court and must pass through a medical detector. The specific items being banned often changes however, cellphones with a camera and weapons are always banned.
Washtenaw County Probate Court Online Resources
For many probate related issues, there is no need to venture all of the way to the courthouse. You can do it from the warm, cozy confines of your home. The probate court has a terrific website. The website has tons of valuable information including probate and trust forms that can be downloaded free of charge. Yes, free court approved probate and trust forms.
Here are some of the court’s online resources:
•Courtroom Etiquette and Attire
•Maps and Direction to the Court
The Probate Pro is grateful to be able to practice law in the Washtenaw County Probate Court. The Probate Pro is here to help you navigate this journey by focusing on your goals. If you have any questions concerning any aspect of the law, let me know. My direct line is 248-399-3300 or toll free: 877-968-7347.