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85TH DISTRICT COURT

85th District Court

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85TH DISTRICT COURT

 Contact Information
Phone: 231-882-0019
FAX: 231-882-0022
Probation Officer 231-882-0858
Personnel
Honorable John D. Mead, Judge
Walter E. Armstrong, Magistrate
Kimberly D. Nowak, Court Adm.
Amanda O'Brien, Court Reporter/Deputy Magistrate
Trisha Draeger, Probation Officer
Location / Address                     Normal Business Hours
Upper Level                                     Monday - Friday
Government Center                    8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
448 Court Place                            (exc major holidays)
Beulah, MI 49617
The Government Center and Court Offices are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


ATTENTION ALL COURT VISITORS:

In compliance with the Michigan Supreme Court Return to Full Capacity COVID 19 Guidelines (updated June, 2021)
and LAO 2020-14 all Michigan Courts have advanced to Phase 4 of “Return to Full Capacity”.
The following now applies as of June 22, 2021: 

COURT VISITORS WHO ARE FULLY VACCINATED ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK.

COURT VISITORS WHO ARE NOT FULLY VACCINATED SHALL WEAR A MASK* AND MAINTAIN 6’ SOCIAL DISTANCING.

 Judges retain the discretion to require individuals in the courtroom to use masks generally or in specific cases.
(*If you are medically unable to wear a mask, please contact the court for further direction before entering the building.)

Contact the court at 231-882-0019 for further direction
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Description

The jurisdiction of the 85th District Court is:

  • Municipal civil infractions
  • Traffic civil infractions
  • Misdemeanor criminal offenses
  • Landlord / tenant relations
  • Civil lawsuits where the amount in controversy is not more than $25,000
  • Small claims hearings
  • Civil weddings
 PLEASE NOTE: The court is happy to provide you with forms and routine information regarding filing but court personnel are restricted by law from giving legal advice.
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