Bay County Probate Court

Contact Information

  • Bay County Probate Court
    1230 Washington Ave., Suite 715
    Bay City, Michigan 48708-5737 
  • Phone: (989) 895-4205
  • Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Judge Miner's YouTube Channel

Juvenile Court Referee YouTube Channel




Masks are required in the courthouse. Entry into the courthouse is temporarily suspended.

Probate Court Hearings

  • The court maximizes the use of technology to enable the parties, attorneys, and required participants to participate remotely. 
  • Proper social distancing must be observed. 
  • Video recordings will be made available during the hearing or immediately afterwards by the links provided by live stream to YouTube. 
  • No video recording or live stream of the court may be recorded or disseminated by any party. 

Mail Court Filings to: 

1230 Washington Avenue 
Bay City, MI 48708 

Drop-Off Court Filings on:

Monday - Friday 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

The drop box is located between the double doors inside the main entrance of the court facility. The courts shall process files as can be reasonably accomplished during the emergency. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with adequate postage to mail back enough copies for service on all interested parties. Parties can expect copies, orders, letters of authority, and other responses from the court to be sent by mail to the petitioning party.