Berrien County Courthouse
4th Floor
811 Port Street; St. Joseph, MI 49085

Phone:  (269) 983-7111 ext. 8365

Hours:  Monday—Friday, 8:30 AM—4:00 PM
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The mission of the Berrien County Probate Court is to secure the sound and efficient resolution of matters within an accessible and person-centered venue where every individual is treated with dignity and respect.

While there is no legal requirement that people retain attorneys for probate proceedings, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Probate proceedings of all types can be complex and difficult to understand.

Judge Mabel Johnson Mayfield
Presiding Judge of Family Division

Judge Brian S. Berger
Judge of Probate

Jessica Brown, Probate Register
(269) 983-7111 ext. 8312

Ronald Bolin, Deputy Register             (269) 983-7111 ext. 8366

Meagan Hildebrand, Deputy Register  (269) 983-7111 ext. 8369

Cami Johnson, Deputy Register
(269) 983-7111 ext. 8017

Kara Costigan, Deputy Register
(269) 983-7111 ext. 8017





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