Trial Court  - Hon. Mabel Johnson Mayfield, Chief Judge 

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The Berrien County Trial Court is aware of the CDC's recent moratorium placed on evictions for non-payment of rent. The order went into effect today, 9/4/2020, and can be located here.

Additionally, the State Court Administrator's Office has provided some guidance to the courts by way of frequently asked questions. You can locate the FAQ's here

The court is developing a procedure for how to handle cases which fall into this category. Once finalized, information will be provided early next week on the Trial Court's website. Please continue to check our website for additional information and updates.

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Weapons of any kind are not permitted in the courthouse facilities.


Read the Chief Judge Bruce notice regarding the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act

Recreational Marijuana (PDF)