28th Circuit Court

Courts are fully open for in-person proceedings.  Judges may impose COVID-19 protections when recommended.

Circuit Court YouTube Channel - Judge Elmore

Circuit Court Judge                                                                        
Honorable Jason Elmore

Family Court Judge                                                             Wexford/Missaukee Friend of the Court
Honorable Melissa Ransom                                                          401 N. Lake Street
                                                                                                           Cadillac, MI  49601
Probation & Parole Office                                                          (231) 779-9494
(231) 839-4967
Secretary Amy Lyle ext. 217
Agent Laura O'Dell ext. 218                                         Wexford/Missaukee Public Defender Office
Agent Luke Blaszak ext. 219                                                         419 N. Lake Street
fax (231) 839-4794                                                                          Cadillac, MI  49601
                                                                                                           (231) 444-0480
Court Officers/Process Servers
John Snider
District Court - 437 E. Division St.
Cadillac, MI  49601  

Mark A. Nyman
7730 N. 11 Road  
Mesick, MI  49668

Court Administrator:
Flora Grundy
(231) 779-9490 ext. 2
(231) 779-9230 fax

Case Evaluation Clerk:
Nicole Sidebottom
(231) 779-9490 ext. 4

Court Clerk:
Linda Westdorp
231-839-4967 ext. 202

28th Circuit Court
111 South Canal, PO Box 800
Lake City, MI 49651

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

(231) 839-4967  ext. 202 Phone
(231) 839-3684 Fax
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Functions of The 28th Circuit Court:

Wexford and Missaukee Counties are a joint Circuit Court and share a common Judge. Circuit Court has jurisdiction over all civil cases involving more than $25,000.00, all criminal cases where the offense involves a felony or certain serious misdemeanors, and all cases related to family matters, including divorce and paternity actions. All scheduling matters should be addressed to (231) 779-9490. 

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Criminal & Civil records can be searched anytime for no fee, from the below link. Anytime copies of documents are requested, there will be a fee of $1.00 per page. There is a $5.00 fee for documents faxed/emailed.

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