Local Rules & Jurisdiction


Decedent's Estates:

Probate of Wills
Determination of Heirship
Appointment of Executors and Administrators
Lawsuits by or against Executors or Administrators*

Determination of Individual Capacity to Manage Personal and Financial Affairs
Appointments of Guardians
Lawsuits by or against Guardians*

Determinations Regarding Construction and Modification of Trusts
Lawsuits by or against Trustees*

Mental Health:
(Probate Courts 3 and 4 Only)
Involuntary Commitments to Mental Health Institutions
Forced Medication

*Statutory Probate Courts Have Concurrent Jurisdiction With District Courts in Such Lawsuits.