CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
1045 INDEPENDENCE BLVD.,
CHARLOTTE, MI 48813
517-543-7500 ext 4335
General Civil Information
The circuit court handles all civil cases with claims of more than $25,000.00
The circuit court also hears appeals from the lower courts: appeals from local government boards such as zoning appeals; and appeals from some administrative agencies of State Government (such as Drivers License Appeal Division of the Secretary of State). Filing fees regarding appeals please refer to our Filing Fee page.
Other general civil cases that are handled in the circuit court can involve claims of negligence, breach of contract and other types of damages.
To file a civil case in Circuit Court the filing fee is $150.00
Jury demand fee is $85.00
Most of our cases are for public inspection. You may review a file in our office between the office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
You may purchase copies of a file. The costs are a $1.00 for the 1st page and .50 cents for each additional page.
At this time we do not accept any filings via facsimile