Probate Court - Initiating a Proceeding Involving a Testamentary Trust

Filing Fee is $25.00 at time of filing. Probate Court can accept cash, money order or check payable to the Chippewa County Probate Court.

The Michigan Trust cose focuses on the kinds of trust used in estate planning and charitable planning.

The Probate Court's role is to resolve disputes and provide instructions to trustees and beneficiaries when needed with respect to matters of administration of a trust.

A trust is not subject to continuing judicial supervision unless ordered by the court. If the court orders supervision of the trust, the order is to specify the terms of the supervision of the trust in the order.

There are no approved forms for filing of a trust proceeding. You must contact an attorney of a dispute arises within a trust.

 Last modified 6/11/19