Courts Probate Court
All Montcalm County Buildings will be closed to the public as of midnight March 23, 2020. 

In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Montcalm County Offices and Courts have put some preventative measures in place in order to keep their employees, as well as the citizens of the county, as safe and healthy as possible.  

Therefore, please be sure to call the office you're wanting to conduct business with, to see what their new procedures are, before you make an unnecessary trip to Stanton.

tn_probatebench_1Honorable Charles Simon III, Presiding Judge 
Montcalm County Probate Court
Court Complex
625 North State Street
Stanton, MI 48888
Phone: 989.831.7316
Fax: 989.831.7314
                                                                 Jury Line: 989.831.7356
                                                                 TRIAL SCHEDULE/JUROR INFORMATION

                                                                 Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Jennifer L. Schwandt, Probate Register
Karla A. Everingham, Deputy Probate Register

THE PROBATE COURT NOW ACCEPTS CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS. To pay by credit card please click here.

The Court and the Court's staff are prohibited by law (Section 1211 of the Estate and Protected Individuals Code) from providing legal advice and assistance in completing forms. The information, forms, and instructions on this website are intended to provide general information concerning filing procedures and may be useful as a guide. They are not meant to be all-inclusive. For those proceedings that are contested or complex, it is recommended that you consult with an attorney for guidance.

General Information
Mentally Ill proceedings
Miscellaneous Proceedings
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