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Probate Law cases involve petitions for Probate, Guardianship, Conservatorship, Petition to Terminate Joint Tenancy, Affidavit for Real Property of Small Value, Petition to Establish Fact of Birth, Death, or Marriage. If you are involved in a Probate Guardianship or Probate Conservatorship Investigation, such investigations will be conducted through the Family Court Services.
The Probate Department is in the Civil Division at the Main Courthouse located at:
Madera Superior Court
200 South "G" Street
Madera, Ca. 93637
Normal window hours are 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The busiest hours are from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM and from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Visitors are encouraged to report to the Civil Department window no later than 2:00 PM for processing and copies of case files. A drop box will be available from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM for filings. Note that cash payments cannot be placed in the available drop box at any time.
For tentative calendar dates, call the Court Services Division at (559) 416-5540 between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM.
Current fees assessed through this department can be found on the Schedule of Fees.
Forms typically used in this department can be found on the California Courts website.
Please contact the Civil Division for filing questions at (559) 416-5525.