Mental Health Proceedings
Another major function of the Probate Court concerns proceedings under the Mental Health Code. These proceedings pertain to commitment for hospital care of persons alleged to have a mental illness and guardianship proceedings for the developmentally disabled.
- Mental Health Code
- Request for Mental Evaluation/Transport
- Fee Waiver for Attorney Fees on Mental Health Billings
The Probate Court handles other matters such as allowing persons to deposit their will in a designated vault ($25 each), delayed registration of foreign births, opening decedent safe deposit boxes, secret marriages, appointing members to the state boundary commission, and tax commission.