Emmet County Probate Court Online Payment Portal

Mailing Address: 200 Division St, Suite 280, Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone: (231) 348-1764
Fax: (231) 348-0672
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 


  • 7th Probate District Court Judge

    Honorable Valerie K. Snyder
     
    Judge Snyder took the bench in the 7th Probate District Court on July 19, 2017 after being appointed by Governor Rick Snyder following the retirement of Judge Frederick R. Mulhauser. The Probate and Family Court handles wills, administers estates and trusts, appoints guardians and conservators, and orders treatment for mentally ill and developmentally-disabled persons. The court also handles juvenile delinquency matters, child protective proceedings, and other family-related matters. There are 78 probate courts in Michigan with probate judges elected for six-year terms.

PROBATE COURT COMMUNICATIONS & DOCUMENTS

    • [2020-12-22] Letter to Attorneys on Upcoming Changes in 2021
    • [2020-12-17] Policy for Presenting Exhibits During Remote Hearings


PROBATE COURT STAFF

MATT MILLER – Probate Court Administrator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1766

MICHELLE MAIN – Financial Officer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1764

DEBRA NISWANDER – Probate Register
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1707

MELISSA CRANICK – Deputy Probate Register
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1763

CINDY BRUBACHER – Juvenile Register
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1765

TIA LANG – Formal Probation Officer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1772

JENNIFER SWENOR – In-Home Care Worker
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1767

AARON MCPHERSON – In-Home Care Worker
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1670


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Please check out these other resources for more information
    • GUIDE TO MEDICAL AND LEGAL DECISIONS (pdf)
    • PROBATE COURT FORMS APPROVED BY STATE OF MICHIGAN
    • STATE COURT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE (SCAO) APPROVED COURT FORMS
    • MORE RESOURCES AT MICHIGAN COURTS WEBSITE


Emmet County, Michigan
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