Oceana County Michigan

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The 78th District Court is part of the State Judicial System and operates under the supervision of the Michigan Supreme Court. Serving Oceana County, this district court has one elected judge who serves for a six-year term.

The District Court has exclusive jurisdiction over the following matters:

  • All civil litigation up to $25,000
  • Small claims up to $6000
  • Traffic and non-traffic violations
  • Landlord/Tenant litigation and evictions
  • Land contract forfeitures
  • Garnishments and other creditor collection procedures
  • Arraignments
  • Misdemeanor criminal
  • Preliminary exams
  • Informal hearings
  • Formal hearings
  • Probation
  • Marriages

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Contact 78th District Court

Staff

Honorable H. Kevin Drake
District Court Judge
Adriana Facundo
Magistrate / Court Administrator
Brandi Bruch
Chief Clerk / Deputy Magistrate
Cristine Ortwine
Deputy Clerk - Traffic Division
Kelly Omness
Deputy Clerk - Civil Division

Oceana County Building

100 S. State Street, Suite L-15
P.O. Box 471
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: (231) 873-4530
Fax: (231) 873-1861

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Oceana County News

Life EMS Offers EMT Course in Oceana County

Posted: May 17th, 2022
Life EMS will be offering an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course this summer at the County Services Building in
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Oceana County Receives a $300,000 EPA Grant

Posted: May 17th, 2022
The Biden Administration through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded six Brownfields grants totaling $4 million to assess or cleanup
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Share Your Feedback on Potential New Logo and Tagline!

Posted: May 5th, 2022
Oceana County is in the process of updating their branding, including logo, tagline, and website, to better reflect the
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Oceana County Flags – Available for purchase

Posted: March 21st, 2022
  Oceana County now has the winning flag design available for purchase in the County Clerk’s Office.  Flags are
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Upcoming Events

May26

Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oceana County Building
11:30am - 1:00pm
Jun2

Planning Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jun2

Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Jun7

Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Meeting

Oceana County Building
10:00am - 11:30am
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