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Chippewa County, MI Court System Information

Chippewa County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,520. The county seat is Sault Ste. Marie.

Court Information

Chippewa County is served by the Michigan Fourth District Court of Appeals, a circuit court, district court, and probate court.

Chippewa County, MI Court Overview

The following courts are located in Chippewa County, Michigan. This list is not meant to be comprehensive and only lists courts with pages on Ballotpedia.

  1. 50th Circuit Court, Michigan
  2. Michigan Ninety-first Judicial District Court
  3. Chippewa County Probate Court, Michigan

Visitation Information

Office Hours:
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Physical Address:
Chippewa County Courthouse
319 Court St,
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-7613

Chippewa County Circuit Court:

Tina James, Court Administrator
Chippewa County Courthouse
319 Court Street
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6338
Fax: 906-635-6385
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Service and Responsibilities:

The circuit court is a trial court of general jurisdiction in Michigan, with very broad constitutional powers. The circuit court has jurisdiction over all actions except those granted by state law to other courts such as the district and probate courts, which are courts of special or limited jurisdiction. The court office is responsible for filing and processing civil cases, criminal cases, domestic cases and appeals.

Chippewa County Circuit Court Judge:

Honorable James P. Lambros, Chief Judge
Chippewa County Courthouse
319 Court Street
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6338
Fax: 906-635-6385
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Chippewa County District Court Clerk:

Roxanne Bosley, Court Clerk
Chippewa County Courthouse
325 Court Street
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6322
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The District Court Clerk’s office provides services such; General information on court procedures, specific case information and passport applications. The office offers several options for credit/debit card payment of fines, costs and bail.

Chippewa County District Court Judge:

Honorable Eric G. Blubaugh, Judge
Chippewa County Courthouse
325 Court Street
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6320
Office Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Chippewa County Probate Court:

Chippewa County Probate Court
319 Court Street Garden Level (Basement)
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6314
Email: ProbateCourt@Chippewacounty.org
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Chippewa County Probate Court has records dating back to 1828. Probate Court has jurisdiction and handles various types of cases, including Decedent’s estates, Small estates, Mentally ill matters, Guardianships and/or conservatorships of both children and adults, Protective orders, Limited guardianships of both children and adults, Guardianships for developmentally disabled individuals, Names changes, Will deposit for Decedent or deposit for safekeeping, Applications to open safe deposit boxes, Safe delivery of newborn, Administration of Trusts and Condemnation and drain cases.

Chippewa County Probate Court Judge:

Honorable James P. Lambros, Chief Judge
Chippewa County Courthouse
319 Court Street
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6338
Fax: 906-635-6385
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Chippewa County, MI County Clerk

Cathy Maleport, County Clerk
Chippewa County Clerk
319 Court Street
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6300
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities

The County Clerk is the official record-keeper of the County. The Clerk’s office is responsible for the oversight and day-to-day operations, including but not limited to County accounts payable, Circuit Court records, Births, Marriages, Deaths, Military Discharges, concealed pistol permits, election administration, payroll and employee benefits. The County Clerk is also the Clerk to the Board of Commissioners. This includes creating the Board agendas, scheduling appearances and presentations for the Board and taking the minutes of those meetings.

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