LAPEER COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

 

Payments can be made regrading your case in the Circuit Court by using the website below. The following information will be required.

  • Defendant Name
  • Case number
  • Pay location = A000B2

** A service fee will be added to each transaction

Gov Pay Website

 

Chief Judge

Term Expiring 01/01/22

Motion Day: Mondays

Civil Docket 9 a.m.

Criminal Docket 1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Hon. Byron Konschuh
 
Circuit Court
Family Court
     
Motion Day Tuesday Circuit Court Motions 9:00 am
    Juvinile Motions 11:00 am
  Wednesday Landlord Tenant 8:30 am
   

General Civil Motion /Pre-Trial 10:00 am

District Court Ciminal  1:30 pm


The Circuit Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction in Michigan.  It has jurisdiction over all actions except those given by state law to another court.

The Circuit Court Division has a Civil Division, a Criminal Division and a Family Division.

The Circuit Court is located in the County Complex Building at 255 Clay St., Lapeer, MI.

Lapeer County Court System includes the 40th Circuit Court, 71A District Court, and Probate Court.

Honorable Nick O. Holowka is the Chief Judge of Lapeer County Courts.

The Juvenile Court and Family Court are part of the 40th Circuit Court. The 40th Circuit Court also handles felony criminal cases and civil cases with alleged damages totaling over $25,000.  The 71A District Court handles misdemeanor criminal cases, initial stages of felony criminal cases, traffic cases, landlord/tenant cases, small claims, and civil cases with alleged damages under $25,000. Marriages are also performed in 71A District Court. Click on each court for more information. 

 

COVID-19 Immediate Press Release 3-19-2020

COVID-19 Administrative Order 2020-2 Limiting Activities

We cannot answer any specific questions about cases.

 

 State of Michigan Judiciary Dashboard

Lapeer County Judiciary Dashboard 

Circuit Court Judges

Hon. Nick O. Holowka

Chief Judge of Lapeer Courts

Hon. Byron Konschuh

Circuit Court, Family Court

 71A District Court Judge

Hon. Laura Cheger Barnard

Probate Court Judge

Hon. Justus C. Scott

 

 

The Circuit Court Civil Division has jurisdiction over civil cases seeking damages in excess of $25,000, injunctions, real property disputes, corporation and partnership disputes, appeals from District and Probate Courts, appeals from governmental boards, zoning appeals, personal protection orders and similar matters.

The Circuit Court Criminal Division handles felony criminal cases (crimes with a penalty of more than a year in jail) and criminal appeals from District Court.

LAPEER COUNTY PROBATE COURT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

 

Payments can be made regrading your case in the Probate Court by using the website below. The following information will be required.

  • Name
  • Case number
  • Type of Filing --i.e. Filing,inventory fee, motion etc.
  • Pay location = a000ga

** A service fee will be added to each transaction

Gov Pay Website

LAPEER COUNTY JUVENILE COURT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

 

(Delinquency/Child Protection Proceedings)

 

Payments can be made regrading your case in the Juvenile Court by using the website below. The following information will be required.

  • Juvenile's Name
  • Case number
  • Parent Name paying on account
  • Pay location = 2008

** A service fee will be added to each transaction

Gov Pay Website

 

 

The Circuit Court Family Division is known as the Family Court.  That division was established to consolidate many of the Court's family or domestic functions and to implement the "one family one judge" concept in handling these cases.  The Family Court handles divorces and cases involving paternity, custody and parenting time, name changes, interstate domestic cases, emancipation of minors, protective proceedings for children and juvenile delinquency cases.

 

Family Court - Juvenile Division  810-667-0270

Adoptions

Child Protection Proceedings

Juvenile Delinquency

 

Family Court - Domestic Division  810-667-0358

Custody & Parenting Time / Support

Divorce Proceedings

Emancipation of Minors

Name Changes

Paternity Actions