Hours of Operation

Filing Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm

Customer Service Hours
8:00am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Hours of Staff Operation
8:00am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Location

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

Phone 313-224-5706

Request For Accommodations - ADA

 

2024 Scheduled Closings
New Year's Day Monday January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 15
** Records/Training Day Thursday

February 1

Good Friday (Closed at noon) Friday

March 29

*** NFL Draft Monday - Friday

April 22 - 26

** Records/Training Day Thursday

April 25

Memorial Day Monday May 27
**** Detroit Grand Prix Friday May 31
Juneteenth Wednesday June 19
Independence Day Thursday July 4
** Records/Training Day Thursday

July 25

Labor Day Monday September 2
Columbus Day Monday October 14
** Records/Training Day Thursday

October 24

Election Day Tuesday

November 5

Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 28
Day after Thanksgiving Friday November 29
Christmas Eve Tuesday December 24
Christmas Day Wednesday December 25
* Closed Thursday December 26
* Closed Friday December 27
* Closed Monday December 30
New Year's Eve Tuesday December 31

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

** Only emergency filings will be accepted (mental health pick up/transport orders, petitions for immediate funeral/burial arrangements, guardianships involving life threatening medical emergencies, conservatorships with immediate pending evictions/foreclosures/shut off notices, estates where immediate access to residence is necessary, requests for ex-parte temporary restraining orders, and emergency petitions filed by Adult Protective Services and Child Protective Services). 

*** Due to the NFL Draft, all Wayne County Probate Court operations will be conducted remotely and all onsite services are closed these dates as the court is physically closed and inaccessible (including the drop box and mail services). The Court will be operating remotely, hearings will be conducted via Zoom and filings may be submitted electronically. See additional notes for April 25th.

**** Due to the Detroit Grand Prix, all Wayne County Probate Court operations will be conducted remotely and all onsite services are closed as the court is physically closed and inaccessible (including the drop box and mail services). The court will be operating remotely, hearings will be conducted via Zoom and filings may be submitted electronically.

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