MI Probate Forms

Updated May 22, 2024
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There are a number of state-specific forms you may need when going through the probate process.

General Forms

In Michigan, the county Probate Court handles wills and estate matters.

You can check with your local court for the forms they might prefer, and below you will find some of the more common MI forms:

  1. Application for Informal Probate (Form PC-558) - Get the probate process started
  2. Acceptance of Appointment (Form PC-571) - Tell the court you accept the executor appointment as
  3. Notice to Creditors (Form PC-574) - Publicly notify creditors of their time limit
  4. Notice to Known Creditors (Form PC-578) - Individually notify creditors of their time limit
  5. Proof of Service (Form PC-564) - Tell the court you have made the required notices
  6. Inventory (Form PC-577) - List estate contents for the court
  7. Schedule of Distributions and Payments of Claims (Form PC-596) - Tell the court how you intend to settle the estate
  8. Close Administration (Form PC-591) - Submit Closing Statement
  9. Certificate of Completion (Form PC-592) - Tell the court everything is done

See MI Probate Forms for a more complete list of forms that may be required in certain situations.

Small Estates

Small estates sometimes need only 1 specialized form or affidavit: see Small MI Estates.

Additional Information

See also Overall Probate Process in MI.

In case you're interested, probate forms for other states can be found here:

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