Local Rules

The following document is the Wayne County Court of Common Pleas, Probate Division Local Rules of Court, effective as of September 27, 2017.

Click for the Wayne County Court of Common Pleas, Probate Division, Administrative Order addressing e-filng rules and procedures.

Find Probate Court fees, effective February 6, 2018 here: Probate Table of Fees Effective February 6, 2018


Additionally, there are presently pending proposed changes to Local Rule 66 and a proposed form addressing background checks for guardians. Comments on these proposals are invited through the close of business on April 15, 2019.



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