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Family Division 

 

Welcome to the 48th Circuit Court Family Division.  The Family Division of the Circuit Court (Family Court) was created by Public Act 388 of 1996 (MCL 600.1001), which transferred jurisdiction over matters involving juveniles from the Probate Court to the Circuit Court.  The Family Court operates under the cooperation of both probate and circuit judges.  Family Court jurisdiction is granted pursuant to MCL 712A.2 over proceedings involving juvenile delinquency and child protection.  In Allegan County, the presiding judge of the Family Court is the Honorable Michael L. Buck.

Location 

The Family Court is located on the lower level of the Allegan County Courthouse, 113 Chestnut St., Allegan, Michigan 49010.  For directions to the Family Court, please click here.

Hours

The Family Court is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  You may contact the Family Court Clerk's Office by telephone at (269) 673-0534 or by fax at (269) 673-0466.

Court Holidays

The Court will be closed on the following holidays:

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

President's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Columbus Day

Veterans Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day After Thanksgiving

Christmas Eve Day

Christmas Day

New Year's Eve

 
 

 Quick Links

 
  
  
Youth Home Area Map.aspx
  
Youth Home Directions.aspx
  
Application to Set Aside Juvenile Adjudication (With Instructions).pdf
  
Affidavit of Parentage.pdf
  
Financial Statement.pdf
  
Request and Order for a Court Appointed Attorney.pdf
  
Request and Order for Review of Referee Recommendation.pdf
  
Request for Transcript.pdf
  
Family Court Plan.pdf