Ionia Probate Court Info

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Ionia County Probate Court
100 West Main Street
Ionia, Michigan 48846

PHONE: (616) 527-5326
FAX: (616) 527-5321

Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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Probate Judge:
The Honorable Robert S. Sykes, Jr.

Probate Court Personnel
Sallie Possehn, Probate Register
Stephanie Bennett, Court Recorder, Deputy Probate Register
Kelsi Guernsey, Deputy Probate Register

The Ionia County Probate Court has jurisdiction over the following cases:
Conservatorship and Protective Order for Adults and Minors
Estates, Trusts and Wills
Guardianship for Adults, Minors and Developmentally Disabled Persons
Mental Health Treatment
Secret Marriage Records
The following Family Court cases are heard in the Probate Court:
Child Protection Proceedings
Juvenile Delinquencies
Juvenile Guardianships
Juvenile Personal Protection Orders
Name Changes
Court Forms
SCAO-Approved Court Forms

Frequently Requested Forms
Affidavit of Decedent’s Successor for Delivery of Certain Assets Owned by Decedent

Certification From the Heir to a Vehicle

Forms to Open a Decedent’s Estate, Informal, Unsupervised

Probate Court Fee Schedule (Filing Fees)

Jury Duty
Jurors serve for a three month term. For an up-to-date jury trial schedule call the court Monday through Friday after 5:00 p.m. or anytime on weekends, (616) 527-5326. You may also request to receive notice via email by emailing Also, to confirm a jury trial is still scheduled call the court the night before after 5:00 p.m.

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