Probate Court

Filing & Inventory Fees

Filing Fees

The Michigan Probate Court Fee and Distribution Schedule is located at Filing Fees.

This schedule outlines the fees to be charged, and the distribution of fees collected, in Michigan probate courts.

Effective March 1, 2016, courts shall collect a $25.00 "electronic filing system fee" in addition to the $150.00 filing fee for commencing a civil action. This additional fee includes, but is not limited to, estates, guardianships, conservatorship and trust matters. If you have fee questions please contact the Probate Court at 269-383-8666.

Inventory Fees

 

Inventory fees are rounded to the whole dollar, per 2005 PA 326, which took immediate effect on 12/27/05. The Kalamazoo County Probate Court's Inventory Fee calculator rounds inventory fees to the whole dollar.

The Michigan Probate Court Fee and Distribution Schedule