Calhoun County in Michigan

Calhoun County is located between Detroit and Chicago in southern Michigan. Home to approximately 136,000 citizens, Calhoun County offers opportunity for rural and urban lifestyles. The seat of the county – or the administrative center- can be located in the city of Marshall, MI. Marshall is one of the three most populated areas within the county. The other two populated areas are found in the City of Albion and the City of Battle Creek – which also happens to be the county’s largest metropolitan area.

Within Calhoun County, legal matters are dealt with in part by the Circuit Court and District Court. The district court system processes cases which are brought forth by law enforcement, private citizens and businesses. This court, located in Battle Creek, MI. hears all misdemeanor cases and may also conduct introductory assessments of felony cases. Within this court, all cases dealing with amounts under $25,000 dollars are heard, as well as all traffic infringements. There are six Judges which work within this court. All of them have been elected for terms of six years in a non-partisan election.

The other court within Calhoun County is the 37th Circuit Court, also located in Battle Creek. This court is comprised of four elected judges. The courts jurisdiction extends to all civil cases dealing with more than $25,000, all cases involving a criminal felony, and all divorce and paternity cases. This court will also handle appeals sent up from district court, probate court, and certain administrative agencies.

Cities and Towns in Calhoun County:

      Albion

 

      Albion Landing

 

      Athens

 

      Babcock

 

      Battle Creek

 

      Beadle Lake

 

      Bedford

 

      Bentleys Corners

 

      Brownlee Park

 

      Burlington

 

      Ceresco

 

      Charlotte Landing

 

      Clarence Center

 

      Clarendon

 

      Condit

 

    Duck Lake
      East Leroy

 

      Eckford Greenfield Park

 

      Homer

 

      Joppa

 

      Lakeview

 

      Lee Center

 

      Level Park

 

      Maplehurst

 

      Marengo

 

      Marshall

 

      Morgan Corners

 

      Morgan Corners

 

      Oak Park

 

      Old Mill Gardens

 

    Orchard Park
      Partello

 

      Pennfield

 

      Pine Creek Rice Creek

 

      Sonoma

 

      Springfield

 

      Springfield Place

 

      Stanley Corners

 

      Sunrise Heights

 

      Tekonsha

 

      Urbandale

 

      Verona Park

 

      Walnut Point

 

      Wattles Park

 

      West Leroy

 

    Wrights Corners