Circuit Court Records Division

Filing Fees

Starting on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, the cost to file a Civil Case in the Circuit Court Records Division of the Ottawa County Clerk’s Office, will include a new $25.00 E-Filing Fee that is mandated by the State. This fee will apply to all newly filed Civil Cases whether you are electronically filing court documents or filing paper copies. Please refer to the Mandated Law.

E-Filing Fee    $25.00
Filing Fee for New Case $150.00
Filing Fee for New Divorce or New Custody Case $230.00
Jury Demand $85.00
Motion $20.00
Judgment/Post Judgment Order Re Support $40.00
Judgment/Post Judgment Order Re Custody or Parenting Time $80.00
Appeal to Circuit Court $150.00
Appeal to Court of Appeals $25.00
Writ of Garnishment or Execution $15.00
Judgment Debtor Subpoena $15.00
Certified Copies
*All copies of Judgments of Divorce must be certified.
$10.00 + $1.00 per page
Machine Copies $1.00 per page
Name/Background Searches $10.00 per name per 10 years

* Please be advised that personal checks are not accepted by the Circuit Court Records Division of the Ottawa County Clerk.


  • Justin F. Roebuck
    County Clerk/
    Register of Deeds
  • Sherri Sayles
    Chief Deputy Clerk

Court Records

  • Main Office
    414 Washington Ave,
    Room 320
    Grand Haven, MI 49417
  • Phone: (616) 846-8315
    Fax: (616) 846-8138
  • Family Division
    12120 Fillmore St.
    West Olive, MI 49460
  • Phone: (616) 786-4108
    Fax: (616) 738-4638
  • Monday - Friday:
    8:00am - 5:00pm