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