Form PC 559 Petition for Probate and/Or Appointment of Personal Representative (Testate/Intestate) - Michigan

Form PC559 is a Michigan Probate Court form also known as the "Petition For Probate And/or Appointment Of Personal Representative (testate/intestate)". The latest edition of the form was released in September 1, 2012 and is available for digital filing.

Download a PDF version of the Form PC559 down below or find it on Michigan Probate Court Forms website.

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JIS CODE: PFA
Approved, SCAO
STATE OF MICHIGAN
FILE NO.
PETITION FOR PROBATE AND/OR
PROBATE COURT
APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
COUNTY OF
TESTATE
INTESTATE
Estate of
1. I,
, am interested in the estate and make this petition as
Name of petitioner
, as defined by MCL 700.1105(c).
Relationship to decedent, i.e., heir, devisee, child, spouse, creditor, beneficiary, etc.
XXX-XX-
2. Decedent information:
Date of death
Last four digits of SSN
Time (if known)
Date of birth
Domicile (at date of death):
City/Township/Village
County
State
Estimated value of estate assets: Real estate: $
Personal estate: $
3.
A death certificate has been issued, and a copy is attached.
No death certificate is available. Attached is alternative documentation of the decedent's death.
4. As far as I know or could ascertain with reasonable diligence, the names and addresses of the heirs and devisees of the
decedent and other interested persons, the relationship to the decedent, and the ages of any who are minors are:
(Required testimony forms are attached.)
NAME
ADDRESS
RELATIONSHIP
AGE/DOB
(if minor)
(Heir / Devisee)
Street address
City
State
Zip
Street address
City
State
Zip
Street address
City
State
Zip
Of the interested persons listed above, the following are under legal disability or otherwise represented and presently have or will
require representation:
NAME
LEGAL DISABILITY
REPRESENTED BY
Name, address, and capacity
5.
a. Venue is proper in this county because the decedent was domiciled in this county on the date of death.
b. The decedent was not domiciled in Michigan, but venue is proper in this county because property of the decedent was
located in this county at the date of death.
6. An application was previously filed and a personal representative was appointed informally.
(SEE SECOND PAGE)
Do not write below this line - For court use only
MCL 700.1309, MCL 700.3402, MCL 700.3502, MCR 5.302(A), MCR 5.308, MCR 5.310(B)
PETITION FOR PROBATE AND/OR APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE (TESTATE/INTESTATE)
PC 559 (9/12)
JIS CODE: PFA
Approved, SCAO
STATE OF MICHIGAN
FILE NO.
PETITION FOR PROBATE AND/OR
PROBATE COURT
APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
COUNTY OF
TESTATE
INTESTATE
Estate of
1. I,
, am interested in the estate and make this petition as
Name of petitioner
, as defined by MCL 700.1105(c).
Relationship to decedent, i.e., heir, devisee, child, spouse, creditor, beneficiary, etc.
XXX-XX-
2. Decedent information:
Date of death
Last four digits of SSN
Time (if known)
Date of birth
Domicile (at date of death):
City/Township/Village
County
State
Estimated value of estate assets: Real estate: $
Personal estate: $
3.
A death certificate has been issued, and a copy is attached.
No death certificate is available. Attached is alternative documentation of the decedent's death.
4. As far as I know or could ascertain with reasonable diligence, the names and addresses of the heirs and devisees of the
decedent and other interested persons, the relationship to the decedent, and the ages of any who are minors are:
(Required testimony forms are attached.)
NAME
ADDRESS
RELATIONSHIP
AGE/DOB
(if minor)
(Heir / Devisee)
Street address
City
State
Zip
Street address
City
State
Zip
Street address
City
State
Zip
Of the interested persons listed above, the following are under legal disability or otherwise represented and presently have or will
require representation:
NAME
LEGAL DISABILITY
REPRESENTED BY
Name, address, and capacity
5.
a. Venue is proper in this county because the decedent was domiciled in this county on the date of death.
b. The decedent was not domiciled in Michigan, but venue is proper in this county because property of the decedent was
located in this county at the date of death.
6. An application was previously filed and a personal representative was appointed informally.
(SEE SECOND PAGE)
Do not write below this line - For court use only
MCL 700.1309, MCL 700.3402, MCL 700.3502, MCR 5.302(A), MCR 5.308, MCR 5.310(B)
PETITION FOR PROBATE AND/OR APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE (TESTATE/INTESTATE)
PC 559 (9/12)
7. A personal representative has been previously appointed in
County,
State
and the appointment has not been terminated. The personal representative's name and address are
Name
Address
.
State
Zip
City
8.
a. The decedent's will, dated
, with codicil(s) dated
is/are offered for probate and is/are
attached to this petition.
already in the court's possession.
b. An authenticated copy of the will and codicil(s), if any, probated in
County,
State
is/are offered for probate, and documents establishing its probate accompany this petition.
c. Neither the original will nor an authenticated copy of a will probated in another jurisdiction accompanies the petition. The
will is lost, destroyed, or otherwise unavailable, but its contents are
(Attach additional sheets as necessary.)
.
9. The decedent's will was
formally
informally
probated on
in
County.
10. To the best of my knowledge, I believe that the instrument(s) subject to this petition, if any, was/were validly executed and
is/are the decedent's last will. After exercising reasonable diligence, I am unaware of an instrument revoking the will or codicil(s).
a.After exercising reasonable diligence, I am unaware of any unrevoked testamentary instrument relating to property
located in this state as defined under MCL 700.1301.
b.I am aware of an unrevoked testamentary instrument relating to property located in this state as defined under MCL
700.1301, but the instrument is not being probated because
.
The instrument
is attached to this petition.
is already in the court's possession.
11. I nominate
as personal representative, who is qualified and has the following
Name
priority for appointment:
. His/her address is
Address
.
City
State
Zip
12. Other persons have prior or equal right to appointment. They are:
Name
Name
Name
Name
13. The will expressly requests that the personal representative serve with bond.
14.
a. The decedent left a will that directs supervised administration.
b. The decedent left a will that directs unsupervised administration, but supervised administration is necessary for the
protection of persons interested in the estate because
(Complete on line below.)
c. The decedent died intestate or left a will that does not direct supervised administration, but supervised administration is
necessary because
(Complete on line below.)
.
15. A special personal representative is necessary because
.
I REQUEST:
16. An order determining heirs and that the decedent died
intestate.
testate and the document(s) stated in item 8
is/are valid and admitted to probate.
17. Formal appointment of the nominated personal representative
with
without
bond.
18. Supervised administration.
19. Appointment of a special personal representative pending the appointment of the nominated personal representative.
I declare under the penalties of perjury that this petition has been examined by me and that its contents are true to the best of my
information, knowledge, and belief.
Date
Attorney signature
Petitioner signature
Attorney name (type or print)
Bar no.
Petitioner name (type or print)
Address
Address
City, state, zip
Telephone no.
Telephone no.
City, state, zip

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