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County offices will be closed on December 24th & 25th for the holiday.

Legal Self-Help Center

The Legal Self-Help Center is a hub for a variety of legal information, court forms, and general information about the branches of the Ottawa County court system. Our highly trained staff is available on a walk-in basis to assist patrons who wish to resolve a variety of non-criminal matters without the assistance of a lawyer. The Center is a service provided by the 20th Judicial Circuit Court, 58th District Court, and Ottawa County Probate Court.

The Citizens' Law School is a seminar series that seeks to educate citizens on a variety of legal topics. All seminars will be hosted in the Ottawa County Courthouse in Grand Haven and will be FREE to the public. No registration is required, but seating is limited. All sessions are expected to run a maximum of two hours. For seminar descriptions and presenter biographies, please view the brochure.

The Legal Self-Help Center is free to use, however there is a charge for some forms to cover copy costs.

The Legal Self-Help Center may be able to help you with a variety of case types, including:

Friend of the Court
Custody
Child Support
Parenting Time
Prosecuting Attorney
Paternity
Circuit Court
Divorce
 
District Court
Small Claims
Landlord/Tenant
Garnishment
Probate Court
Guardianship
Conservatorship
Estate Proceedings
Mental Health Proceedings

Thank you to our supporters!

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This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Allendale Community Foundation.

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This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Marion A and Ruth K. Sherwood Foundation, the Families in Crisis Fund, and the Zenko Family Fund of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.

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This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the JSJ Corporation.

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        This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Coopersville Area Community Foundation.

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Grand Haven

414 Washington Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
(ATM on 2nd Floor)
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Holland, MI 49423
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12120 Fillmore St
W. Olive, MI 49460
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