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.


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

OFFICE LOCATION
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 September 30, 2019 for Administrative Inventory
  • Closed to Monday, November 11, 2019 for Veterns Day
  • Closed Thursday, and Friday November 28th and 29th,2019 for Thanksgiving


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