With the exception of the 1st Floor Clerk's Office, the Saginaw County Courthouse will be closed from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM on November 2, 2021 for employee training.  Only those conducting business with the Clerk's Office will be allowed entry into the building during these times.

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Circuit Court Records

Please note: With the re-opening of the Saginaw County Governmental Center, attorneys and the public are now able to visit the Saginaw County Clerk’s Circuit Court Records Office in-person. Therefore, fax and email filings and/or requests will no longer be accepted as of June 28, 2021. As always, filings are accepted in-person or via US mail, FedEx or UPS.

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The Clerk of the Circuit Court files all cases and maintains official records of all cases that come before the Saginaw County 10th Circuit Court. The Clerk's office maintains a record of all proceedings, collecting and disbursing fines, receives and holds monies to be disbursed on order of the court for cases awaiting settlement.

The Clerk also maintains records of these cases in a computerized court database for cases filed 1985 to present. The files are the official record of the court and are utilized by the judiciary and made available for public inspection. The Clerk's office also processes felony criminal cases bound over from the 70th District Court.

Over the counter requests for copies of Circuit Court files are available at $1.00 per page plus a $10.00 fee if the record requires Certification. Request form is required along with proper identification.

Court forms are available at the Michigan Supreme Court site

Civil Cases

Civil cases include all appeals from district court and removal from district court, civil damage suits which include personal injury, auto negligence, medical malpractice and other damage suits. Other civil matters which include business claims, contract and others. Process appeals from other agencies such as Probate Court, MESC and driver's license restoration cases.

Domestic Relations

Domestic relations which include divorces, paternity and general family matters.

Personal Protection Orders are also filed in the County Clerk's office. Forms for filing a PPO and assistance in the completion of them can be obtained from the Personal Protection Order Office staffed by personnel from The Underground Railroad.

Name Change Guidelines

Download name change guidelines.

Other Links of Interest

Federal Courts

United States Courts

United States Supreme Court

State Courts

Michigan Supreme Court


American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Reference Sites

Michigan Law Libraries

Court Forms

Please include the appropriate funds with each copy/file request.

Circuit Court File/Copy Request

State Court Administrative Office Approved Court Forms