2nd Judicial Circuit Court Berrien County Civil Division

Berrien County Courthouse - Third Floor, 811 Port Street, St Joseph, MI 49085-1192
Mailing Address: Berrien County Courthouse, 811 Port Street, St. Joseph, MI, 49085-1192
Berrien County

Court System Type:

All civil cases at law over $300., Civil cases in equity., Proceedings in habeas corpus., Felonies and misdemeanors, Proceedings in quo warranto., Prohibition and certiorari cases., Appeals from magistrate court, municipal court, and administrative agenc


Contact Information:

Phone Number: 269-983-7111, ext. 8683
Fax: 269-983-3604
Website: http://www.berriencounty.org/?dept=8&pid=224

County Clerk, Judge, or Other Info:

Staff: John E. Dewane (Presiding Judge), Al Butzbaugh (Trial Court Chief Judge)
Hours: Open Weekdays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Nearby Courts:

2nd Judicial Circuit Court Berrien County Criminal Division
Berrien County Courthouse - First Floor, 811 Port Street
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2nd Judicial Circuit Court Berrien County Family Division
Berrien County Courthouse - Fourth Floor, 811 Port Street
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