Hon. Cheryl L. Hill
Probate Judge
Marquette County Courthouse Annex
234 W. Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-8300
Email: probatecourt@mqtco.org

(eff. 11/2/2020 until further notice) The Marquette Court location is now open to the public by appointment only. Please contact the Probate Court at 906-225-8300 for an appointment.

All Marquette County courts are operating with modified dockets. Remote options are being utilized. If you are scheduled for a hearing please contact the court to confirm that your physical appearance is required. 

Judge Hill's docket schedule is available using the following link:

Judge Hill's Online Docket

Court proceedings remain open to the public via virtual options
In light of the COVID crisis, the court is asking members of the public wishing to view a hearing to complete this form one business day prior to the scheduled event. Be aware that courts are currently utilizing video/streaming options in lieu of allowing physical attendance. 

If you have questions about this please contact the juvenile court.


Probate Court:

  • adjudicates and disposes of cases involving property of persons who have died or become incompetent
  • interprets wills and trusts
  • commits the mentally ill when necessary
  • appoints guardians and conservators for minors, incapacitated individuals and individuals with developmental disability 



Probate Court Staff

Lynn T. Johnson, MA, LLP, Supervisor (906) 225-8277

Patricia Pynnonen, Probate Register (906) 225-8305

Wendy Luokkala, Administrative Aide, Probate & Juvenile Court (906) 225-8301

Becky Morrison, Clerk and Court Recorder (906) 225-8295

 Mariisa Brewer, Clerk and Court Recorder (906) 225-8296