Ottawa County Probate Court

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.


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.


Main Office

  • 12120 Fillmore Street
    West Olive, MI 49460
  • Phone: (616) 786-4110
    FAX: (616) 738-4624
  • Monday - Friday:
    8:00am - 5:00pm*
  • *Paperwork and filing fees will be accepted after 4:30pm M-F, but will not be officially "filed" or receipted until the following business day.

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