Juvenile Court

Court Closure effective March 17, 2020

Michigan Supreme Court: Administrative Order No. 2020-2: Order Limiting Activities/Assemblages in Court Facilities

Reduced Courthouse Hours

The business offices of the Eaton County Trial Courts, including: the 56th Circuit, 56A District, Probate, Juvenile and Friend of the Court; will be closed to the public from March 23, 2020 until April 13, 2020. The court offices will be open for essential services by appointment only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00am until 2:00pm. Essential services will be handled as outlined by the Supreme Court Order 2020-2.

Entrance into the courthouse will be by appointment only.
Please reference the attached order for more information on procedure changes.

Please direct questions to the appropriate courts below:

56th Circuit Court

Community Corrections

56A District Court
Criminal Division: 517-543-3359 districtcourt@eatoncounty.org

Civil Division: 517-543-4064 districtcourtcivil@eatoncounty.org

Traffic Division: 517-543-3359 traffic@eatoncounty.org

Friend of the Court 

Juvenile Court 
517-543-6003 ext. 1246

Probate Court
517-543-7500 ext. 1276

The Juvenile Division of the Circuit Court has jurisdiction over juvenile delinquency cases, child protection proceedings, and adoptions.  The goal of the Juvenile Division is to provide timely and professional assistance to the youth and families in Eaton County.