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Effective March 1, 2016, the Clerk's Office can process credit card payments for court filings and payments. A convenience fee is added by the credit card processor (Vital Check) to the card user.

Marney Kast, Clerk

Hillsdale County Courthouse
29 N Howell Street
Room 1
Hillsdale, MI 49242

Telephone: (517) 437-3391
Fax: (517) 437-3392

Email Marney Kast at:
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Office Information


Chief Deputy - Judy A. Leedy

Deputy Clerk/Circuit Court - Brennon Balcom

Deputy Clerk/Account Specialist/Payroll - Carol Bennett

Deputy Clerk/Board of Commissioners - Jody Stott

Deputy Clerk/Administrative Clerk - Tonya Kroa

Deputy Clerk/Administrative Clerk - LeaAnn Zimmerman



Hours of Operation:

General County Hours are 8:30-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Click here for specific hours for each office. We will be closed on the following days:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Noon on Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Eve Day
  • General Election Day (Every Presidential Year)

Holidays which fall on a Saturday will be observed on Friday and those that fall on a Sunday will be observed on Monday, unless the holiday is legally observed on a Monday; with the exception of New Year's Day which shall be observed on the Monday following New Year's Day where New Year's Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday.