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Hon. Michael L. Jaconette

Calhoun County Probate Court
161 E Michigan Ave
Battle Creek, Michigan 49014-4066
Phone: (269) 969-6820
Fax: (269) 969-6797
Elder Law Advisory Board Member
Practice areas: Probate/Estate Planning

Judge Michael L. Jaconette presides over the Calhoun County Probate Court, having been elected probate judge in 2010. Before taking the bench, he served as an assistant prosecuting attorney with the office of the Calhoun County Prosecuting Attorney for over 17 years and was an original member of the Calhoun County Cold Case Homicide Team. Judge Jaconette has been the chief probate judge for Calhoun County since April 2011. In November 2015, the Michigan Supreme Court appointed Judge Jaconette to become Calhoun County’s first multicourt chief judge, presiding over all three Calhoun County trial courts. In 2016, he was elected by his peers to the executive board of the Michigan Probate Judges Association. A past president of the Calhoun County Bar Association, Judge Jaconette is an active member of the Probate and Estate Planning and Elder Law sections of the State Bar of Michigan and currently serves on the Probate and Estate Planning Section Council.

Featured ICLE Contributions:

Michigan Model Civil Jury Instructions (Book)
View from the Probate Court Bench (Seminar)
Probate & Estate Planning Institute, 58th Annual (Seminar)