Livingston County will be closed on Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day.

Involuntary Commitment of an Individual With Mental Illness

Probate Court Services:

For information regarding services which are available to individuals with mental illness:

  • The Probate Court assists with mentally ill patients when a Petition/Application for Hospitalization (PC M201) and (MC 97) is filed with the court requesting a transport order for an individual to be examined by a physician or licensed psychologist. A Notice of Inability to Secure Evaluation/Examination is also required to be executed by the petitioner (PC M245).
  • If the court receives a Petition for Mental Health Treatment (PC M201) and 2 Clinical Certificates (PC M208) from a hospital, the court schedules a hearing.
  • An attorney is appointed to represent an individual who is the subject of the Petition for the court proceedings.

Community Resources:

Livingston County Community Mental Health
2280 E. Grand River
Howell, Michigan 48843
(517) 546-4126

Probate Court
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(517) 546-3750


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed County Holidays

Judicial Center

204 S. Highlander Way
Suite 2
Howell, MI 48843


(517) 552-2510