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Update 6/23/22:

The Law & Courts Building remains open to the public.

Masks are not required for entry into the Law & Courts Building.

Masks are recommended but not required in all Courtrooms.

All persons who choose to wear a mask are free to wear a mask.

Most hearings are continuing to occur via Zoom; however, Judges may allow in-person proceedings including jury trials which are being held in-person. See Memo dated 6/23/22 on In-Person/Zoom proceedings.

Our website remains available 24/7 and you can find helpful legal resources at Michigan Legal Help:

Contact information and case look up information is available below.


Cass County’s 43rd Circuit Court processes a variety of different proceedings including criminal matters, domestic relations matters, personal protection orders, juvenile matters, child protective proceedings, adoptions, name changes, emancipations, general civil actions involving claims of $25,000 or more, and appeals. Find out more at “ABOUT CIRCUIT COURT.”

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: Disclaimer: This website is intended to provide you with general information and forms regarding probate proceedings. The Court and the Court’s staff are prohibited by law from providing legal advice and assistance in completing forms. Forms and instructions provided here are intended to provide general information concerning filing procedures and may be useful as a guide. This is the only assistance that can be provided by the court’s staff. If, after reviewing this information, you have any questions or need assistance in completing the forms consider contacting an attorney for assistance.