Due to the Governor’s Executive Orders, and following the Guidance of The Michigan Supreme Court, the 17 th Circuit Court remains open and continues to provide service to the public but no in-person service or hearings will take place until June 29, 2020 with the following possible exceptions:
The 17th Circuit Court will continue to accept Personal Protection Order
Certain hearings, as determined by the assigned judge, may require a party
to appear but only under specific circumstances.
The Judicial staff will contact anyone with a hearing scheduled to provide
instruction on how it will proceed.
All remote hearings will be conducted using Zoom and will be livestreamed on
YouTube for the public to view. While there will be no in-person service available,
please see the following links to contact us.
MCR 3.106(B)(2) requires each court to provide SCAO with a list of those
court officers or bailiffs who have been authorized to seize property
or conduct evictions. A directory of approved court officers, including
those in Kent County, is available on the Supreme
Court Officers appointed in other courts may serve papers, though they
are not authorized to execute or arrest on the basis of judgments entered
in the 17th Circuit Court.
Applications are available by calling Circuit Court Administration at