Courts Fee Information

Effective November, 2010

Copies……………………………………………………………..……………………………….$1.00/page

Certified Copies......................…$10.00 certification fee plus $1.00 per page

Guardianship Petitions...................................................………….$175.00

(certified copy of Letters of Authority additional fee)

Developmentally Disabled Guardianships........................................No Fees

(certified copy of Letters of Authority additional fee)

Conservatorship and Protective Order Petitions…....………………………..…$175.00

(certified copy of Letters of Authority additional fee)

Decedent’s Estate………......………………….…….…....$175.00 plus inventory fee*

   (certified copy of Letters of Authority additional fee)

Trust Supervision………………...…………………………...………………………………..$175.00

Petition for Assignment of Estate....................….$25.00 plus inventory fee* 

Wills filed for safekeeping..…………………………………........…………………………$25.00

Registration of Trust…………………………………………….....…....…………………….$25.00

Subsequent Petitions, Motions, Objections…………….....…...………………… $20.00

Accounts………………………………………………………………….….......………………….$20.00

Claims……………………………………………………………………………...…..………….…..$20.00

Civil Actions……………………………………………………………………...…..……………$175.00

Name Changes.........................................................................$185.00

                       (certified copy of Order Changing name additional fee)

Adoptions................................................................................$185.00

                          (certified copy of Order of Adoption additional fee) 

Jury Demand.............................................................................$30.00

Petition for Adoption Inquiry.........................................................$20.00

Petition for Confidential Intermediary..............................................$20.00

Investigation Fee for Adoptions...................................................$150.00

                  ($50.00 for each additional child)

Investigation Fee for Confidential Intermediary...............................$250.00

Fees may be paid by cash, check or money order, Visa, Mastercard, Discover. $40.00 fee for returned checks

To pay by credit card, click here.  You will be charged a convenience fee of 3.0% for each credit/debit card transaction.  There is a minimum convenience fee of $2.00 for all transactions under $67.00.

 

* Inventory fee is based on the gross value of the estate.  No deductions for liens, encumbrances, mortgages, etc. pursuant to Estate of Wolfe-Haddad v Oakland Co COA Case #260478. 

You may contact the Court at 989-831-7316 to have the inventory fee determined. 

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