For the health and safety of the public and our community, pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders and the Michigan Supreme Court’s Administrative Orders, the Kent County Probate Court is limiting access to courtrooms and other spaces to no more than 10 persons, practicing social distancing and mask use, and limiting in-courthouse activity by utilizing remote appearances to the greatest extent possible.
Currently, there is no entry for anyone who:
Displays signs or symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever, cough or worsening cough (excluding chronic cough due to known medical reasons), shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and/or new loss of taste or smell.
Has a diagnosis of COVID-19.
In the last 14 days, has had close contact with someone with a diagnosis of COVID-19.
Contacting the Court
There will be no in-person assistance available at the Probate Court clerk’s office during this time. However, general inquiries, requests for hearing dates, and requests for assistance may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions or requests for assistance regarding mental health matters may be directed to email@example.com. For further assistance, you may also call the Probate Court clerk’s office at (616) 632-5440.
All new and reissued letters of guardianships and conservatorships
expire annually on the date which is 8 weeks beyond the anniversary date of the
appointment. Please note that letters will not be renewed until all annual filing
requirements have been completed. There will not be a charge for issuance of letters
with a new expiration date; however, the charge for certified copies of letters is $12.00.