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Civil / Criminal
This division has jurisdiction over all actions except those given by state law to another court. Generally speaking, the civil/criminal division has original jurisdiction in all civil cases involving more than $25,000, and in all criminal cases where the offense involves a felony or certain serious misdemeanors.
Here you can learn more about domestic and family court. This includes Pretrial Instructions, changing your name, personal protection orders, and pretrial instructions.
Friend of the Court
The Friend of the Court (FOC) is a statutorily created agency of the Circuit Court, which assists the court with its domestic relations docket. The Friend of the Court assists the court by helping resolve domestic relations disputes, and enforcing the court's orders for custody, parenting time, and support.
Juvenile Court works to protect children, promote community safety, hold individuals accountable, restore victims, and increase the competencies of court-involved youth and families in partnership with the community.
Peacemaking is a traditional Native American approach to problem solving that focuses on healing and restoring relationships between parties in disagreement. It aims to improve the traditional courtroom experience in a process whereby everyone is part of a comprehensive solution.
Probate Court includes conservatorships, estates, guardianships, mental health, registration of foreign births, and wills.
Problem Solving Courts