28th Circuit Court

Circuit Court YouTube Channel - Judge Elmore

Circuit Court Family Division YouTube Channel - Judge Ransom*
*Judge Ransom's court is now viewable in person with COVID-19 guidelines in place including social distancing, masks required, and a max of 10 viewers in the Courtroom. Excess of maximum persons will result in having to clear the courtroom and revert to YouTube viewing.

Circuit Court Judge

Honorable Jason Elmore

Family Court Judge
Melissa Ransom

Probation Officer                               Court Officers/Process Servers
(231 839-4967                                            John Snider                Thomas F. Wingate
Laura O'Dell ext 218                                  P.O. Box 1019                8834 E. Boon Rd,
                                                                       Cadillac, MI  49601      Cadillac, MI 49601                                                                                                   231-846-1384                231-884-1926
                                                                                                                 231-288-1664
Court Administrator:                         Mark A. Nyman       Laura R. Pierce
Flora Grundy                                                7730 N. 11 Road          P.O. Box 681
(231) 779-9490                                            Mesick, MI  49668      Cadillac, MI 49601
                                                                        231-499-0087              231-884-8448
Case Evaluation Clerk:                              
Nicole Sidebottom   
                                            
Court Clerk:                                                
Linda Westdorp                                         
231-839-4967 ext 202                              
                                                                       
                                                                     
28th Circuit Court
111 South Canal, PO Box 800
Lake City, MI 49651

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

(231) 839-4967  ext. 202 Phone
(231) 839-3684 Fax
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Functions of The 28th Circuit Court:

Wexford and Missaukee Counties are a joint Circuit Court and share a common Judge. Circuit Court has jurisdiction over all civil cases involving more than $25,000.00, all criminal cases where the offense involves a felony or certain serious misdemeanors, and all cases related to family matters, including divorce and paternity actions. All scheduling matters should be addressed to (231) 779-9490. 

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Criminal & Civil records can be searched anytime for no fee, from the below link. Anytime copies of documents are requested, there will be a fee of $1.00 per page. There is a $5.00 fee for documents faxed/emailed.

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