Probate Court

Ingham County Probate Court



 Picture of Honoable Richard J Garcia, Chief Judge of Probate and Honorable Shauna Dunnings, Chief Probate Judge Pro Tempore

The Probate Court provides only statutorily mandated services.  The major activities include filing and safekeeping of wills, probating of estates of deceased persons, trust administration, appointment and supervision of guardians and conservators for minors, adults, and developmentally disabled persons and processing mental health matters.

Morgan E. Cole
Court Administrator & Probate Register
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Contact Us
Phone:  (517) 483-6300, option 8
Fax:  (517) 483-6150

Veterans Memorial Courthouse 
313 W. Kalamazoo, Lansing, MI  48933

FedEx or UPS:
Ingham County Probate Court

313 W. Kalamazoo Street, 1st Floor
Lansing, MI  48933

Post Office Mail:
Ingham County Probate Court
313 W. Kalamazoo Street
PO Box 40771

Lansing, MI 48901-7971


Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(We are closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch)

Upcoming Office Closings:

  • Closed Monday May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day
  • Closed to the public Tuesday July 2, 2019 for RECORDS RETENTION
  • Closed Thursday July 4, 2019 for Independence Day



Record Search
There is a $2.00 fee for record searches by mail. Please provide a self addressed stamped envelope for the return of the search.

Online Record Search