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53rd Circuit Court

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53rd Circuit Court

Judge Gauthier

53rd Ciruit Family Court

Judge Vizina

Public Notice-Annual Review of Performance Record of the Friend of the Court

Publication and Notice of Friend of the Court Annual Statutory Review 5-2022

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 .

The courtroom is open to the public and we are resuming are hearings to occur in person. 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:

  • Good Friday, April 15th, Friday
  • Memorial Day, May 30th, Monday
  • Independence Day, July 4th, Monday
  • Labor Day, September 5th, Monday
  • Veterans’ Day, November 11th, Friday
  • Thanksgiving, November 24th & 25th, Thursday and Friday
  • Christmas, December 23rd & 26th, Friday and Monday
  • New Year’s Eve, December 30th, Friday
  • New Year’s Day, January 2, Monday

Helpful Links

Sex Offender Registry

Offender Tracking Information System

Court Rules

Court forms

Secretary of State

Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL)

Michigan Legal Help

Chief Judge

Aaron J Gauthier

Office

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

Hours

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

COURT STAFF

Circuit Court Administrator/Jury Selection Coordinator

Dawn Reo ddm@cheboygancounty.net

(231) 627-8818

Assignment Clerk
Mari LaCross
melacross@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8420

Collections/Bond Compliance Clerk/ADR 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