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NEW!  Eaton County Parks and Recreation Master Plan Draft 2016-2020Eaton County Parks Master Plan Draft 2016-2020

The Eaton County Parks 2016-2020 Master Plan Draft is available online.  To view the Master Plan Draft click here. A copy of the 2016-2020 master Plan Draft will also be available at the Eaton County Parks & Recreation Department Office located at Fitzgerald Park in Grand Ledge and at the Eaton County Clerks Office located in the Eaton County Courthouse.  The draft will be available for public viewing from September 14, 2015 to October 13, 2015.

NEW!  Eaton County Register of Deeds Begins E-Recording of Property Documents



Eaton County Register of Deeds office has implemented e-recording of documents such as deeds, mortgages and releases.   E-recording enables faster, more cost-effective online recording.  For more information click here

Visit the Register of Deeds website for additional details and links to the e-recording service providers. 



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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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Click here to apply for a marriage license online.


 Solar Power Energy Generation Statistics

Click here to view how many kwh have been produced by Eaton County's Solar Panel.

Eaton Good Food Plan

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Resources and Links

Click the Links Below for Helpful Information

Model Friend of the Court Handbook

This above link will take you to the handbook which is published by the State Court Administrator's Office and summarizes the friend of the court’s (FOC) duties and procedures in domestic relations cases, the parties’ rights and responsibilities, and some basic court procedures.

Eaton County Courts Website

This above link will take you to the Eaton County Courts website that will provide you with information regarding the Eaton County Courts, its judges, jury information, contact numbers, and other related information.

Michigan State Disbursement Unit

This above link will take you to the Michigan State Disbursement Unit (MiSDU).

Michigan Office of Child Support

This above link will take you to the Michigan Office of Child Support

Establishing Paternity

This above link will take you to information regarding establishing paternity.

Payment Plan to Pay and Discharge Child Support Arrearages

This above link will take you to information regarding Michigan law (MCL 552.605e), which provides a payer may file a motion with the circuit court for a payment plan to pay arrearages and to discharge or abate arrearages. The law, which permits this, is targeted to individuals who do not have the ability now or in the foreseeable future to pay the total arrearage.

Michigan Parenting Time Guidelines

This above link will take you to the Michigan Parenting Time Guidelines.

Michigan Child Support Manual and Guidelines

The above link will take you to the Michigan Child Support Manual and Guidelines.

Department of Human Services

This above link takes you to the Department of Human Services Website.

Michigan Courts Self-Help Center

The above link takes you the Michigan Courts Domestic Relations Self-Help Center website. This is a very valuable resource for litigants who are handling their own domestic relations case without the assistance of an attorney. This site will provide you with much information, as well as links to other websites, regarding the issues of divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support, paternity, and other related family law issues.

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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