Based upon the Governor’s Executive Order No. 2020-110, all Ionia County buildings and non-essential departments and services are now OPEN to the public. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.

VISITOR NOTICE FOR IONIA COUNTY

CIVIL FILING FEE* $175.00
JURY DEMAND FEE $ 85.00
MOTION FEE $ 20.00
WRIT OF GARNISHMENT, ATTACHMENT, EXECUTION, OR JUDGMENT DEBTOR DISCOVERY SUBPOENA $ 15.00
APPEALS FROM CIRCUIT COURT $ 25.00
APPEALS TO CIRCUIT COURT $150.00
JUDGMENT & ORDER ENTRY FEE (child support ) $ 40.00
JUDGMENT & ORDER ENTRY FEE (custody & parenting time) $ 80.00
ANCILLARY CONSERVATORSHIP $150.00
ANCILLARY GUARDIANSHIP $150.00
ORDER OF FILIATION $ 49.00
JUSTICE SYSTEM ASSESSMENT (traffic / civil infractions) $ 40.00
MISDEMEANOR STATE MINIMUM COSTS (simple misdemeanor) $ 40.00
MISDEMEANOR STATE MINIMUM COSTS ( serious / specified) $ 45.00
FELONY STATE MINIMUM COSTS $ 60.00
DRIVER LICENSE REINSTATEMENT $ 45.00
*Fee includes mandatory $25 e-filing fee

8th Circuit Court

Hon. Ronald Schafer
Chief Judge

Hon. Suzanne Hoseth-Kreeger
Judge

LOCATION:
Ionia County Circuit Court:
100 W. Main St., Courthouse
Ionia, MI 48846

Montcalm County Circuit Court:
629 N. State St.
P.O. Box 296
Stanton, MI 48888

HOURS:
8:30 AM – Noon &
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

*Note- 8th Circuit Court Judges and Staff alternate from week to week between Ionia and Montcalm.