Instant Access to Civil and Criminal Court Records
- What is a Criminal Court Record When Michiganders commit crimes, their offenses and legal processes are recorded in criminal court records.
- What is a Civil Court Record Michigan civil court records document the instances where two Michiganders need legal counsel to settle a dispute.
- What are Family Court Records When a divorce or other family related legal dispute occurs in Michigan, the events are in family court records.
- What are Traffic Court Records Michigan traffic courts records relate to offenses and infractions that occur while the offender is behind the wheel.
Michigan Court Records
This Michigan Court record website is designed to provide electronic access to public court records. It also provides information on the state's judicial structure, starting from the Michigan Supreme Court, which administers all courts, to the courts of appeal, district courts, circuit courts and probate courts among others.
Access to criminal court records, civil court records, and other public records is established under the Michigan Freedom of information Act, which guarantees the right of the public to inspect, receive, copy, file, inspect or request government records except in instances exempted by law or court order.
The tools on this website are designed to ensure that all members of the general public have the right and ability to access state records, without necessarily requiring personal information (unless otherwise specified by state law.) The court records on this website are carefully compiled from multiple courts in different counties across the state of Michigan. Consequently, available results may vary between counties.