Rule 5.001 Applicability

(A) Applicability of Rules. Procedure in probate court is governed by the rules applicable to other civil proceedings, except as modified by the rules in this chapter.

(B) Terminology.

(1) References to the “clerk” in the Michigan Court Rules also apply to the register in probate court proceedings.

(2) References to “pleadings” in the Michigan Court Rules also apply to petitions, objections, and claims in probate court proceedings.