Berrien Michigan
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Berrien County Criminal & Court Records

Berrien County Trial Court

Address
Attn: Records 811 Port St St Joseph, MI 49085
Phone
269-983-7111
Fax
269-982-8643
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed or mental health records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB or SSN; also helpful: signed release, address

Years Available

Criminal records on computer back ten years, on microfiche back to 1970

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

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2nd Circuit Court

Address
811 Port St St Joseph, MI 49085
Phone
269-983-7111 x8368
Fax
269-982-8642
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000, Vital Statistics
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1981, prior on books to 1837

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Berrien County Court Recorder Offices

County Register of Deeds

Address
Berrien County 701 Main St St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone
269-983-7111 x8562
Fax
269-982-8659
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 7/75.

Courier Offices

Address
701 Main St County Admin Bldg St. Joseph, MI 49085

County Assessor

Phone
269-983-7111 x8215

Treasurer

Phone
269-983-7111 x8208

Elections

Appraiser
269-983-7111 x8233

Vital

Appraiser
269-983-7111 x8233