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Allegan County
Probate Court

113 Chestnut St.
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269) 673-0250
Fax: (269) 686-5157

HOURS:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday

JUDGE:
Honorable Michael L. Buck
Chief Judge of Probate

PROBATE REGISTER / ADMINISTRATOR:
Avery D. Rose

Fee Schedule

All fees can be paid by cash, check, money order, or a credit/debit transaction.  (A service fee based upon amount charged is added to all credit/debit transactions.) 

ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

*Beginning on March 1, 2016 an additional $25.00 Electronic Filing Systems (EFS) fee will be assessed for filings which initiate a proceeding in the following types of cases:​ Deceased Estates (DA, DE), Determination of Heirs (DH), Trust Registration (TR), Trust Proceedings (TT, TV), Adult Conservatorships (CA), Adult (LII) Guardianships (GA), Minor Conservatorships (CY), Minor Guardianships (GM), Limited Adult Guardianships (GL), Limited Minor Guardianships (LG), Protective Orders (PO), Civil Proceedings (CZ), Delayed Registration of Foreign Birth Proceedings (BR), and Miscellaneous Matters (ML). For convinience, the EFS fee is included in the filing fees listed below.

  
  
Notes
  
$25.00
  
$12.00
  
$175.00
  
$175.00
  
$175.00
This filing fee applies to Formal and Informal proceedings.
  
$12.00
This fee applies to Formal or Informal proceedings.
  
$175.00
  
$175.00
  
$175.00
  
$0.00
There is no filing fee to commence guardianship proceedings for a developmentally disabled person.
  
The inventory fee is determined by MCL § 600.871 based on the value of the estate. To calculate your inventory fee, enter the total value of the estate in the Inventory Fee Calculator tool.
  
$3.00
In addition to fees required by statute, this fee is established for facsimile transmission of documents.
  
$1.00
In addition to fees required by statute, this fee is established for facsimile transmission of documents.
  
Additional service fees will be charged in the following manner:
a. $0.01 - $50.00 ----------- $1.50
b. $50.01 - $75.00 ---------- $1.75
c. $75.01 - $100.00 --------- $3.00
d. $100.01 - $150.00 ------- $5.00
e. $150.01 - $200.00 ------- $7.00

 

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