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59th District Court - Grandville

Address
3161 Wilson Ave SW Grandville, MI 49418
Phone
616-538-9660
Fax
616-538-5144
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1986, docket books and cards prior

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

61st District Court - Grand Rapids

Address
180 Ottawa Ave NW #1400 County Courthouse Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone
616-632-5700
Fax
616-632-5584
Hours
7:45AM-4:45PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released
Civil Note
Search online at https://www.grcourt.org/CourtPayments/

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records are automated from 1999, images on microfiche from 1980

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

59th District Court - Walker

Address
4343 Remembrance Rd NW Walker, MI 49534
Phone
616-453-5765
Fax
616-791-6851
Hours
8AM--5PM M-Th; 8AM-3PM F
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released
General Note
City of Walker page is http://www.ci.walker.mi.us/.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1989, docket books and cards prior

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

62 A District Court - Wyoming

Address
2650 De Hoop Ave SW Wyoming, MI 49509
Phone
616-257-9814
Fax
616-249-3419
Hours
8AM-5PM M-Th, 8AM-3PM Fri
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: Case #

Years Available

Criminal docket books kept since 1980; on computer back to 1997

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

62 B District Court - Kentwood

Address
4740 Walma Ave Kentwood, MI 49512
Phone
616-698-9310
Fax
616-698-8199
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 11/88, prior on books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

63rd District Court

Address
1950 East Beltline Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Phone
616-632-7770
Fax
n/a
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

n/a

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 8/94, prior on books

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

n/a

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17th Circuit Court

Address
180 Ottawa Ave NW, #2400 Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone
616-632-5480
Fax
616-632-5458
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released
Civil Note
Search for $6.00 per name at https://www.accesskent.com/CourtNameSearch/. DOB not required but credit card is for record found. Also, search hearings schedule free at https://www.accesskent.com/CCHearing/
General Note
Search fee includes both civil and criminal indexes.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1986, prior on books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, DOB, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Kent County Court Recorder Offices

County Register of Deeds

Address
Kent County 300 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2286
Phone
616-632-7610
Fax
616-632-7615
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search. Records indexed on a 10 public use terminals back to 1980.

Courier Offices

Address
300 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

County Assessor

Phone
616-632-7520

Treasurer

Phone
616-632-7500

Elections

Appraiser
616-632-7650

Vital

Appraiser
616-632-7640