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Juvenile Court

Mission Statement

To administer justice and restore wholeness in a manner that inspires public trust.

Vision Statement

As a leader among courts we exemplify high standards for justice and public service.

Values Statement

As courts serving the public, we embrace the following values:
C = Collaboration
O = Operational Excellence
U = Understanding
R = Restoration
T = Transparency
S = Service

Judges of Circuit Court

Jon A. Van Allsburg
Chief Circuit Judge
Karen J. Miedema Kent D. Engle
Jon H. Hulsing Mark A. Feyen, Chief Probate
Judge, Acting Circuit Judge by
Supreme Court Assignment.

Leadership Team

Kevin J. Bowling, JD, Circuit Court Administrator
(616) 786-4100
Rebecca Rowden, Trial Court Director
(616) 846-8356
Sandra K. Metcalf, Juvenile Court Director
(616) 786-4100
Jennell Challa, Friend of the Court
(616) 846-8210

Reports and Documents

Court Forms for Filing

Forms can be printed for all courts by accessing the State Court Administrative website. Within this directory, forms will be categorized by general types of cases.

Interpreter Services

Should you require an interpreter, services are available upon request at no cost to the client.