Berrien County Probate Court

Berrien County Courthouse, 811 Port Street, St Joseph, MI 49085
Berrien County

Court System Type:

Probate of wills, Settlement of estates, Adoptions and guardianships, Name changes, Correction of vital records, Uniform gifts to minors


Contact Information:

Phone Number: 269-983-7111, ext. 8365

County Clerk, Judge, or Other Info:

Staff: Alfred M. Butzbaugh (Trial Court Chief Judge), Mabel Johnson Mayfield, Thomas E. Nelson
Hours: Open Weekdays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • How was I chosen? - Jurors are picked at random from lists of registered voters, people with driver's licenses, or those with state issued ID cards.
  • What are the exemptions? Depending on local laws and specific court policies, exemptions MAY include persons over age 70, and those having recently served on a jury (usually within 1-3 years depending on county policy). In the state of Michigan, there are no automatic professional or government employee exemptions. If any of these apply to you, contact the court to verify they observe the exemption.
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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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2nd Judicial Circuit Court Berrien County Civil Division
Berrien County Courthouse - Third Floor, 811 Port Street
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