Probate Court

250 East Huron Avenue

Room 206

Bad Axe, MI 48413

Phone:  989-269-9944       

Fax:  989-269-0004

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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 L. Clabuesch, Judge of Probate

Karen M. Rutkowski, Court Administrator / Register of Probate

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

Laura M. Trost, Deputy Register of Probate

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

Kayla R. Beaver, Deputy Register of Probate (Part-time)

250 E. Huron Ave 
Bad Axe, MI  48413

County Court Hours:

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday through Friday

County Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Huron County Building