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Wednesday, 02 September 2015
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Manistee County Probate Court
415 Third Street
Manistee, MI  49660

Phone:         (231) 723-3261

Fax:             (231) 398-3558

Office Hours:                Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Probate Judge:             Honorable Thomas N. Brunner

Court Personnel:           Deidre K. Robison, Probate Register
Kathleen G. Schrauben, Probate Clerk
Michele Lantis, Court Reporter

The Manistee County Probate Court has jurisdiction over the following:

  • The probate of decedent estates;
  • Disputes arising out of the administration, distribution, reformation or termination of trusts;
  • The appointment of guardians and/or conservators for legally incapacitated adults and the periodic review of said files;
  • The appointment of guardians and/or conservators for minors and the periodic review of said files;
  • The appointment of guardians for developmentally disabled individuals and the periodic review of said files;
  • The involuntary treatment of mentally ill persons based on statutory criteria;
  • The filing of Wills for safekeeping;
  • The registering of foreign births;
  • Secret marriages;
  • The appointment of members to the Boundary Commission and the Soldiers' Relief Commission.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 May 2013 14:15

General Website Inquiries:
Manistee County Administrator
415 Third Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660