Marina
Rent a slip, Boat put-ins, pump outs

Straits Regional Ride
Cheboygan, Emmet and Presque Isle Counties

Cheboygan County Fair
Fairgrounds, vendor information, dates

53rd Circuit Court

Please follow the link below to see our current court schedule.

53rd Circuit Court

Judge Gauthier

53rd Ciruit Family Court

Judge Vizina

NOTICE OF FOC ANNUAL REVIEW

Circuit Court Jurisdiction

  • Civil cases of $25,000 or more
  • Criminal felony cases
  • Equity cases
  • Domestic cases including the following “Family Court” matters:
  • Divorce
  • Personal Protection Order
  • Paternity Action
  • Child Support  (micase)
  • Visitation/Parenting Time
  • Custody

For In Pro Per legal guidance please visit http://michiganlegalhelp.org .

Due to COVID-19 our public seating in the courtroom is limited.  At this time the majority of our hearings are being held via Zoom video for the wellness of all parties, including staff and the public.  We have established a YouTube channel where you may view all public court hearings held by the Honorable Aaron J. Gauthier.  Public hearings are live streamed and remain on YouTube.  53rd Circuit Court Youtube Channel

Court Closures

The Court will be closed on the following days for the remainder of 2021:

  • Memorial Day, May 31st, Monday
  • Independence Day, July 5th, Monday
  • Labor Day, September 6th, Monday
  • Veterans’ Day, November 11th, Thursday
  • Thanksgiving, November 25th & 26th, Thursday and Friday
  • Christmas, December 23rd & 24th, Thursday and Friday
  • New Year, December 30th & 31st, Thursday and Friday

Helpful Links

Sex Offender Registry

Offender Tracking Information System

Court Rules

Court forms

Secretary of State

Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL)

Chief Judge

Aaron J Gauthier

Office

870 S. Main Street
Cheboygan, MI 49721
(231) 627-8818

Hours

Monday-Friday
8:00am-4:30pm

 Additional Staff

Circuit Court Administrator/ADR Clerk
Karen Chapman
(231) 627-8818

Assignment Clerk/Jury Selection Coordinator
Dawn Reo
ddm@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8420

Collections/Bond Compliance Clerk
Melissa Lail
mlail@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8838

Drug Court Coordinator/Case Manager
Nicole Pawlowski

NON-EMERGENCY PUBLIC SAFETY NUMBERS

Cheboygan County Sheriff Department
County Building
870 S. Main St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.3155

Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Indian River Field Office
6984 S. Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749
231.238.9313

Cheboygan Department of Public Safety
Cheboygan City Hall
403 N. Huron St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.4321

Mackinaw City Police Department
Village Hall
102 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231.436.7861

Tuscarora Township Police Department
Tuscarora Township Hall
3546 S. Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749
231.238.9481

CONTACT US

Cheboygan County
870 S. Main St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.8855