Courts Family/Juvenile Division
In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Montcalm County Offices and Courts have put some preventative measures in place in order to keep their employees, as well as citizens of the county, as safe and healthy as possible.
Therefore, please be sure to call the office you're wanting to conduct business with, to see what their new procedures are, before you make an unnecessary trip to Stanton.

Please contact our office if you have any questions:
Phone: (989) 831-7308

tn_benchHonorable Charles Simon III, Presiding Judge 
Montcalm County Court Complex
625 N. State Street
Stanton, MI 48888
Tel (989) 831-7308
Fax (989) 831-7548
JURY LINE: (989) 831-7356

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Kristi Jeffrey - Court Administrator
Rhonda Hansen - Juvenile Court Clerk
Amy Johnson - Juvenile Court Clerk

Addie Conrad - Juvenile Probation Officer
Tiffany McDowell - Juvenile Probation Officer

Financial Information
To make a payment please click here and have your case or account number ready.

For information about court costs, fines and restitution please see our Fee Schedule information.

Financial Information Form is required for every delinquency case when the court incurs any costs for services or attorney fees. 

All filing fees are due at the time the documents are submitted to the Court.  

Child Abuse and Neglect
The Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for the investigation of child abuse and neglect. Anyone can report the abuse or neglect of a child by calling 1-855-444-3911. Click here for more information about DHHS.

Information Here 

Personal Protection Orders (Minor)
The Juvenile Division handles Personal Protection Orders (PPO) against individuals who are 17 years of age or younger.

Click on the link below for detailed instructions about the process to get a PPO filed and to download forms for the specific PPO you are requesting. If you have any questions feel free to contact the Juvenile Office at (989) 831-7308.

Personal Protection Orders against a Minor

To emancipate a minor means to release a child under 18 years of age from parental control and supervision. If you are interested in Emancipation you can stop by the juvenile court for the appropriate forms.

The filing fee for an emancipation is $185.00 and it is non-refundable.

Miscellaneous Topics
Under certain circumstances, a juvenile can get one or more adjudications set aside. To get more information on getting an adjudication set aside you can stop by the juvenile court office and pick-up the appropriate forms.

Click on a link below to get information about other topics related to the juvenile court.
Waiver of Parental Consent for an Abortion
Internship & Volunteer Opportunities