In the circuit court most of criminal cases are public records. To review or to obtain copies of a criminal case that isa public record our office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We do not discuss criminal cases over the phone. The laws of Michigan do not allow employees to give out legal advice.
To obtain a criminal search through our office there is a fee of $8.00 per name. We do not accept request through email. You can mail your request, including the name and d/o/b along with a self addressed stamped envelope to:
Circuit Court Clerks Office
1045 Independence Blvd.,
Charlotte, Michigan 48813
Copying fees are $1.00 for the 1st page and .50 cents for each additional page. Certified copying fee is $10.00 for the 1st page and $1.00 per page thereafter.
To order a copy by credit card
Bail Bond Information
Application to Set Aside Conviction at this time we do have forms available in our office along with instructions.
Drivers License: Any criminal offense that has been processed in the Circuit Court that is a traffic violation will be processed and sent to the Secretary of State. If your Drivers License has been affected due to a criminal matter, you will need to contact the Secretary of State. Our office may be able to answer some simple procedural questions however we cannot give you back your Drivers License. You may want to go to your local Secretary of State branch office to see when you might be eligible to obtain your license.