12th Circuit Court

12th Circuit Court
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931


906-482-5420 [Phone]
906-482-7492 [FAX]

Staff & Contacts

Honorable Brittany A. Bulleit
Circuit Court Judge

Laura Lamerand
Circuit Court Administrator


The Circuit Court has jurisdiction in all civil cases involving more than $25,000, cases in which equitable relief is requested, personal protection orders and divorces without children. All other family matters are under the jurisdiction of the Family Court division of the Circuit Court. The Circuit Court has jurisdiction in all criminal cases where the offense involves a felony or certain serious "high court" misdemeanors. The Circuit Court hears cases appealed from the Probate and District Courts and from other administrative agencies of state government.


Filing fee civil cases: $175.00
Jury demand civil cases: $85.00
Appeal to higher court: $25.00
Motion fee: $20.00
Garnishment fee: $15.00

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