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Probate Court

250 East Huron Avenue

Room 206

Bad Axe, MI 48413

Phone:  989-269-9944       

Fax:  989-269-0004

Court Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. except for Holidays

(We are open for lunch)

Contact the Probate Court at

The Court handles the following matters within the communities we serve:

The probate court handles wills, administers estates and trusts, appoints guardians and conservators, and orders a treatment for mentally ill and developmentally disabled persons.


Hon. David B. Herrington, Judge of Probate

Karen M. Rutkowski, Court Administrator / Register of Probate

Renee A. Krueger, Deputy Court Administrator / Chief Deputy Register of Probate

Lisa Sprague, Deputy Register of Probate

Margaret S. Callender, Deputy Register of Probate (Part-time)

Dolly Rodriguez, Deputy Register of Probate (Part-time)

Juror Notifications

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