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Now Pay Delinquent Real Property Taxes Online
Eaton County Treasurer, Bob Robinson, announced this month that Eaton County property owners have a new and convenient way to make delinquenttaxpayments.  The treasurer’s office has contracted with Official Payments, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions to offer delinquent tax payment processing over the Internet through credit card and debit card transaction.  Visa, Discover, and MasterCard debit and credit cards will be accepted. This new service offers taxpayers a fast and efficient way to pay online and reduces manual processing time in the treasurer’s office.

“Through a unique partnership with Official Payments and BS&A Software, taxpayers can get online, pay, and process their delinquent tax payments instantly, in real time,” said Robinson.  “This is part of our ongoing work to increase efficiency in the treasurer’s office.  It can also help folks avoid last minute additional fees and interest on their past due real property taxes.”

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Increase Tax Certification Fees Effective July 1


New legislation passed by the Michigan House and Senate, and signed by Governor Snyder on May 26, 2015,  Public Act 39, increases the fee for tax certifications on warranty deeds, land contracts, and condominium master deeds, and similar documents from $1 to $5.  The fee is collected on behalf of the County Treasurer by the Register of Deeds as part of the document recording process and goes into effect July 1, 2015.

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New Legislation Extending Property Tax Exemptions to Qualified Disabled Veterans

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 Solar Power Energy Generation Statistics

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Eaton Good Food Plan

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Personal Protection Order



Personal Protection Order (PPO)

Frequently ask questions

1. What is a Personal Protection Order (PPO)?

There are two types of Personal Protection Orders (PPO)

A. Domestic Personal Protection Order

If you and the respondent have current/former dating relationship,
current/former spouse, current/former resident of the same
household or have a child in common

B. Stalking Personal Protection Order

If you and the respondent do not or have not had a domestic

Note: a stalking PPO must involve two or more “separate and non-continuous” acts

A Personal Protection Order Cannot:

·Evict someone in a landlord/tenant relationship
·Establish or modify custody or parenting time
·Protect your personal property from damage
·Mediate neighborhood disputes
·Restrain a person from being rude or spreading rumors
·Remove someone from a place they have a legal right to be, such
as a local store or restaurant

2. Where do I get Personal Protection Orders forms?

You may get Personal Protection Order forms from:

Circuit Court Clerks Office 2nd Floor

Or you may find the forms online at:

3. How much does it cost to obtain a Personal Protection Order?

There is no charge to obtain a personal protection order. There may be a charge if you hire a processor server to serve your Personal Protection Order

You may obtain additional information on Personal Protection Orders from the Eaton County Prosecutor’s web site.


The Circuit Court Clerk’s staff are not lawyers, and are prohibited from giving legal advice on how to fill the forms out, what to include etc. The Circuit Court Clerk’s staff cannot assist you beyond explaining office procedures.

211 Service Available

211 services

If you're looking for assistance with a problem and you don't know where to turn, or simply want information on a particular human service issue, 2-1-1 is for you. Currently, 2-1-1 service is available in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, and Jackson counties through Central Michigan 211. 

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