Administrative Orders

Number
 Title
 Effective Date
Plan to Return to Full Capacity - Return to Phase Two (Forward)
01/27/2021
Establish Parameters for Conducting In-Person Jury Proceedings during the COVID-19 Pandemic
10/01/2020
Appointment of Attorney Magistrate Wainwright (Rescinds LAO 2018-07)
08/19/2020
Access, Inspection, Reproduction, and Creation of Court Records
07/29/2020
Establishes the Current Structure of the Berrien County Trial Court
01/13/2020
Current Assignments of the Berrien County Trial Court
01/13/2020
Friend of the Court Alternative Dispute Resolution
12/12/2019
Establishment of a Mental Health Court Program
10/02/2019
Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel System
08/01/2019
Establishment of a Courthouse Security Committee
05/06/2019
Plan for the Creation of a Specialized Business Court
05/01/2019
Waiver of Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions Committed by Juveniles
05/06/2019
Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR") Plan
10/11/2018
Waiver of Jurisdiction Over Civil Infractions Committed By Juveniles
05/08/2018
Appointment of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Attorney Referee
04/02/2018
Appointment of Non-Attorney Magistrate Smietanka-Haney
11/06/2017
Appointment of Non-Attorney Magistrate Dyer
10/02/2017
Requests for Accommodations By Persons With Disabilities (ADA)
 12/04/2015
Caseflow Management Plan (Rescinds LAO 2013-05)
 06/18/2015
Appointment of Attorney Magistrate Clark (Rescinds LAO 2008-02)
 03/05/2015
Access to Friend of The Court Records
 01/01/2015
Bail Bondsman and Sureties
 11/10/2014
Access to Juror Questionnaires (Rescinds Lao 1997-3)
 07/29/2014
Elimination of Circuit Court Arraignments (Rescinds LAO 2007-05)
 04/30/2014
Order on Property Seizures and Evictions
 04/30/2014
Courthouse Decorum (Rescinds LAO 2006-02)
 12/09/2013
Language Access Plan
 12/07/2013
Order for The Establishment of a Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program
 01/08/2013
Settlements/Verdicts Involving Minors/Incapacitated Adults
 06/15/2011
Plan for Judicial Availability (Rescinds LAO 1990-3)
 01/31/2011
Appointment of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Attorney Referee
 09/01/2010
Order for The Establishment of a Drug Treatment Court
 07/08/2010
Appointment of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Patsy J. Hartzell
12/03/2009
Appointment of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Steven T. Flood
 12/03/2009
Authority for Probate Register to Perform Judicial Acts
 06/30/2007
Line of Succession Circuit Judgeships Elected In 2004
 11/22/2004
Designation of Successor Circuit Judges From 2004 Election
 09/28/2004
Plan for Remote Hearings on Support and Parenting Time Enforcement Act Bench Warrants
 04/10/2004
Appointment and Compensation of Indigent Parties
 12/31/2003
Plan for Operation of The Family Division of The Circuit Court
 06/23/2003
Children Absent Without Legal Permission (Awolp)
 01/31/2003
Security Policy for Court Facilities
 06/03/2001
Court Closings Due to Weather
04/01/1999
Division Assignment by Lot
10/11/1996

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