Monday through Friday

8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Closed between 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Wayne County Probate Court
1307 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48226


Phone 313-224-5706



Parking Information

Request For Accommodations - ADA

The Court is located on the 13th floor of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. 

Keep in mind that it may take some time to process forms.  You may have to return if all your paperwork is not in order or if a hearing is required. Due to the volume of customers, plan on arriving no later than 3:30 pm as you may not be serviced the same day.

For information regarding name changes, parental waivers, and emancipation, please contact the County Clerk's Office located in Room 201 of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Two Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI.


You will be subject to building security before you enter the court.  Be prepared to pass through a metal detector and have your belongings searched.  Forbidden items are as follows: Ammunition, aerosols (or any spray device), can openers (of any kind, including P38's), combs (metal or rattail), drug paraphernalia, illegal drugs, explosive/hazardous materials, handcuffs, heavy metal objects, metal flatware, needles (unless medical documentation is provided), sharp objects or blades, weapons (except those with law enforcement I.D. and badge), and weapon-like objects (bats, clubs, batons, etc., including toys and replicas).  Subsequently, surrendered and/or confiscated items will not be returned.

Holiday Schedule 2018

New Year's Day


January 1

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


January 15

Memorial Day


May 28

Independence Day


July 4

Labor Day


September 3

Columbus Day


October 8

Election Day


November 6

Thanksgiving Day


November 22

Day after Thanksgiving


November 23

Christmas Eve


December 24

Christmas Day


December 25


Wednesday December 26*



December 27*



December 28*

New Year's Eve


December 31

*The Wayne County Probate Court will be open to accept mental health and emergency pleadings and to conduct mental health and emergency hearings.

Mental Health Hearings Schedule 2018