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Probate Court : Mental Health
 
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

Mental Health Proceedings

The Allegan County Probate Court hears petitions for hospitalization for individuals alleged to be mentally ill and who are a significant danger to themselves or others. MCL § 330.1438. Hearings must be convened within 7 days of filing of a petition for hospitalization, excluding Sundays and holidays. MCL § 330.1452. Additionally, an attorney must be appointed to represent the individual, if he or she does not have his or her own attorney.
 
Hearings are held every week at the mental treatment facilities in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and as needed at Holland Hospital.
 
To obtain assistance in filing a petition for hospitalization, contact Allegan County Community Mental Health Services at:
269-673-0202 or 1-888-354-0596.