Ottawa County Probate Court

Other Matters

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.

Filing Fees

Pursuant to PA 231 (2015) effective 3/1/16, an additional fee of $25 is due with the $150 filing fee.

Schedule of fees: The Court accepts personal checks, money orders, cash and credit cards (Visa & MasterCard).

Request Waiver of Fees/Cost