The Clerk/Register of Deeds office is open by appointment only.
Vitals, Deeds, and Election appointments are at the Fillmore Administrative Building only. Circuit Court Records appointments are at the Grand Haven Courthouse only. Please call for an appointment.
Starting March 1, 2016, the cost to file a Civil Case in the Circuit Court Records Division of the Ottawa County Clerk’s Office, will include a new $25.00 E-Filing Fee that is mandated by the State. This fee will apply to all newly filed Civil Cases whether you are electronically filing court documents or filing paper copies. Please refer to the Mandated Law.
|Filing Fee for New Case||$150.00|
|Filing Fee for New Divorce or New Custody Case||$230.00|
|Judgment/Post Judgment Order Re Support||$40.00|
|Judgment/Post Judgment Order Re Custody or Parenting Time||$80.00|
|Appeal to Circuit Court||$150.00|
|Appeal to Court of Appeals||$25.00|
|Writ of Garnishment or Execution||$15.00|
|Judgment Debtor Subpoena||$15.00|
*All copies of Judgments of Divorce must be certified.
|$10.00 + $1.00 per page|
|Machine Copies||$1.00 per page|
|Name/Background Searches||$10.00 per name per 10 years|
* Please be advised that personal checks are not accepted by the Circuit Court
Records Division of the Ottawa County Clerk.