CAN I GET MARRIED BY THE DISTRICT COURT?
Yes. Persons wishing to be married in the 89th District Court can schedule a date to be married by the Magistrate.
First however, persons wishing to be married must obtain a marriage license. This may be purchased at the county clerks office in the county in which you reside. Cheboygan Counties fee is $20 for Michigan residents, $30 for out-of-state residents. Upon application, there is a 3-day waiting period prior to issue. Marriage licenses are valid for 30 days after issue. The county clerks office will provide additional information as required. Should you have further questions, you may contact the Cheboygan County clerks office at 1-231-627-8866 or 1-231-627-8808.
After the marriage license is purchased, you may contact the District Court at 1-231-627-8853 to schedule a marriage by the magistrate. Marriages are performed Monday through Friday during scheduled court hours. (Additionally * Persons may schedule marriages through the Probate Court. Contact Probate Court for their scheduling standards at 1-231-627-8823)
WHERE DO I GET A BIRTH CERTIFICATE?
Birth certificates are obtained from the county clerks office in the county where an individual is born. Fee associated. Cheboygan County clerk phone 1-231-627-8866.
WHO IS THE CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IN CHEBOYGAN COUNTY?
The Prosecuting attorney is the chief law enforcement officer in the county. You may contact their office at 1-231-627-8450.
IS THERE A SOCIAL SECURITY SUB-OFFICE AT THE COUNTY BUILDING?
Social Security Administration no longer makes weekly visits to the county building. The nearest Social Security office is located at 308 State Street Suite 8 Petoskey, Michigan 49770. Hours 9am-4pm Monday - Friday. Phone #1-800-772-1213 OR 1-231-347-0692.
Calhoun County - Directory of Questions * This site has many questions/answers that may be of interest and helpful in understanding courts.