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Antrim - Grand Traverse - Leelanau County

13th Circuit Court

The 13th Circuit Court has jurisdiction over criminal felony cases as well as civil cases where the amount in controversy is $25,000 or more.  The court also has jurisdiction over family matters through its Family Division and Friend of the Court.

13th Circuit Court - Family Division

The Family Division has jurisdiction over family and juvenile matters including adoptions, parenting time, paternity, juvenile delinquency, truancy and name changes.

86th District Court

The District Court has jurisdiction over all criminal misdemeanor cases, arraignments and preliminary examinations in felony matters, as well as civil cases where the amount in controversy is $25,000 or less.

Friend of the Court

The Friend of the Court provides services to parties with minor children involved in a divorce, family support, interstate or paternity case in Antrim, Grand Traverse or Leelanau County.

Probate Court

The Probate Court has jurisdiction over guardianships, conservatorships, decedent estates, wills, trusts, involuntary treatment of mentally ill and delayed registration of foreign birth.


The probation departments for the various courts provide probation for offenders convicted of crimes.