How do I look up court documents in Michigan?

How do I look up court documents in Michigan?

Public court records can be viewed online at Requests for copies of a public record must be submitted on a File / Copy Request Form (PDF). A specific case number or the party name is required to provide requested information.

How do I find my local court records?

There are three ways to look at court records: Go to the courthouse and ask to look at paper records. Go to the courthouse and look at electronic court records. If your court offers it, look at electronic records over the internet.

Are court transcripts public?

The general rule is that if the public has access to a legal proceeding, then it has the right to access the records of a proceeding, which include court transcripts. Many states’ websites have instructions for ordering court transcripts.

How do I get a copy of my divorce decree in Ingham County Michigan?

Requests for Copies of Court Records

  1. Mail to Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, 313 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, Michigan 48933.
  2. Email to [email protected]
  3. Fax to (517) 483-6501.
  4. Phone to (517) 483-6500 ext. 6816.
  5. In person at either office location.

Are court records public in Michigan?

Under Michigan Court Rule 8.119(E), there is a strong presumption in favor of public access to court records. You should be able to access any file or document, and the information contained within, unless your access is restricted by statute or a court rule, or has been sealed by the court.

Are divorces public record in Michigan?

Yes. Michigan divorce records are classified as public information under the Michigan FOIA. Ergo, interested persons may order divorce records unless access to the vital record is restricted by law or court order.

How do I get a copy of my marriage license in Lansing MI?

Marriage licenses are issued by the Ingham County Clerk’s Office at 517-483-6424. The Clerk’s Office is located at 313 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing.