Probate Fees

Types of Fees

Guardianship Petitions
Conservatorship Petitions$187**
Protective Order$175
Deceased Estate$175 plus inventory fee*
Guardianship for Developmentally Disabled IndividualNo Fee
Petitions for Involuntary Psychiatric TreatmentNo Fee
Supervision of Trust$175
24,000 Small Estate a/k/a Petition and Order for Assignment$25 plus inventory fee*
and $12 certification fee
Will filed for Safekeeping$25
Registration of Trusts$25
Subsequent Petitions, Motions, Objections$20
Civil Actions$175
Letters of Authority$12
Certified Documents$10 Certification fee
$1 each page
Copy Fee$1 each page

  • *Inventory fee is based on the gross value of the estate.
  • **Represents filing fee of $175 and certified letters fee of $12. The fees can be paid by cash, check or online.  Please make checks payable to:
    Clinton County Probate Court
    100 E State Street, Suite 4300
    St. Johns, MI  48879
  • Online Payment Probate Court

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