Kalamaoo County

MINOR SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES AND FORMS

The Kalamazoo County Probate Court has provided procedures and forms for minor settlements.

MCR 2.420 - Settlements and Judgments for Minors

This rule governs the procedure to be followed for the entry of a consent judgment, a settlement, or a dismissal pursuant to settlement in an action brought for a minor by a next friend, guardian, or conservator or where a minor is to receive a distribution from a wrongful death claim. Before an action is commenced, the Estates and Protected Individuals Code govern the settlement of a claim on behalf of a minor.

PROCEDURE FOR FILING A PETITION FOR APPROVAL OF MINOR SETTLEMENT

PETITION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER
- ATTACHMENT #1

PETITION FOR APPROVAL OF MINOR SETTLEMENT
- ATTACHMENT #2

ORDER REGARDING PETITION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER
- ATTACHMENT #3

ACCEPTANCE OF APPOINTMENT
- ATTACHMENT #4

ORDER APPROVING MINOR SETTLEMENT
- ATTACHMENT #5

PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF CONSERVATOR
- ATTACHMEDNT #6

AGREEMENT IN REGARD TO USE OF VERIFICATION OF DEPOSIT
- ATTACHMENT #7

ORDER REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF CONSERVATOR
- ATTACHMENT #8

ACCEPTANCE OF APPOINTMENT
- ATTACHMENT #9

LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP
- ATTACHMENT #10

ORDER REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF CONSERVATOR
- ATTACHMENT #11

BOND OF FIDUCIARY
- ATTACHMENT #12

LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP
- ATTACHMENT #13

VERIFICATION OF FUNDS ON DEPOSIT
- ATTACHMENT #14

PETITION FOR APPROVAL OF MINOR SETTLEMENT
- ATTACHMENT #15

ORDER APPROVING MINOR SETTLEMENT
- ATTACHMENT #16

VERIFICATION OF FUNDS ON DEPOSIT
- ATTACHMENT #17

PETITION AND ORDER
- ATTACHMENT #18

MCR 2.420 - SETTLEMENTS AND JUDGMENTS FOR MINORS AND LEGALLY INCAPACITATED INDIVIDUALS