Administrative Orders

Number
 Title
 Effective Date
2017-04 (PDF)
Appointment of Non-Attorney Magistrate
11/06/2017
2017-03 (PDF)
Court Holiday Hours
10/08/2017
2017-02 (PDF)
Appointment of Non-Attorney Magistrate
10/02/2017
 2017-01 (PDF)
Current Assignments of The Berrien County Trial Court
 05/01/2017
 2015-11 (PDF)
Establishes the Current Structure of The Berrien County Trial Court (Rescinds LAO 2015-03)
 01/01/2016
 2015-10 (PDF)
Requests for Accommodations By Persons With Disabilities (ADA)
 12/04/2015
 2015-08 (PDF)
Caseflow Management Plan (Rescinds LAO 2013-05)
 06/18/2015
 2015-06 (PDF)
Appointment of Non-Attorney Magistrate Doak (Rescinds LAO 2008-03)
 03/05/2015
 2015-05 (PDF)
Appointment of Attorney Magistrate Clark (Rescinds LAO 2008-02)
 03/05/2015
 2015-02 (PDF)
Plan for The Creation of a Specialized Business Court (Rescinds LAO 2014-03)
 01/21/2015
 2015-01 (PDF)
Access to Friend of The Court Records
 01/01/2015
 2014-08 (PDF)
Inspection, Reproduction, and Creation of Court Records (Rescinds LAO 2013-04)
 11/10/2014
 Order (PDF)
Bail Bondsman and Sureties
 11/10/2014
 2014-13j (PDF)
Order for The Establishment of a Regional Mental Health Court
 11/01/2014
 2014-06 (PDF)
Access to Juror Questionnaires (Rescinds Lao 1997-3)
 07/29/2014
 2014-02 (PDF)
Elimination of Circuit Court Arraignments (Rescinds LAO 2007-05)
 04/30/2014
 Policy (PDF)
Order on Property Seizures and Evictions
 04/30/2014
 2014-01 (PDF)
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Plan (Rescinds LAO 2002-01d)
 03/01/2014
 2013-12 (PDF)
Courthouse Decorum (Rescinds LAO 2006-02)
 12/09/2013
 2013-11 (PDF)
Language Access Plan
 12/07/2013
 2013-03 (PDF)
Order for The Establishment of a Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program
 01/08/2013
 Policy (PDF)
Settlements/Verdicts Involving Minors/Incapacitated Adults
 06/15/2011
 2011-01 (PDF)
Plan for Judicial Availability (Rescinds LAO 1990-3)
 01/31/2011
 2010-03 (PDF)
Appointment of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Attorney Referee
 09/01/2010
 2010-02 (PDF)
Order for The Establishment of a Drug Treatment Court
 07/08/2010
 2009-05 (PDF)
Appointment of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Steven T. Flood
 12/03/2009
 2009-06 (PDF)
Appointment of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Patsy J. Hartzell
 12/03/2009
 2009-08 (PDF)
Appointment of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Jennifer Jewell Kitzmiller
 12/03/2009
 2009-01 (PDF)
Order for The Establishment of a Mental Health Court
 03/03/2009
 2007-03 (PDF)
Authority for Probate Register to Perform Judicial Acts
 06/30/2007
 2004-05j (PDF)
Line of Succession Circuit Judgeships Elected In 2004
 11/22/2004
 2004-02j (PDF)
Designation of Successor Circuit Judges From 2004 Election
 09/28/2004
 2004-06 (PDF)
Plan for Remote Hearings on Support and Parenting Time Enforcement Act Bench Warrants
 04/10/2004
 2003-03 (PDF)
Appointment and Compensation of Indigent Parties
 12/31/2003
 2003-02 (PDF)
Plan for Operation of The Family Division of The Circuit Court
 06/23/2003
 2003-01 (PDF)
Children Absent Without Legal Permission (Awolp)
 01/31/2003
 2001-02 (PDF)
Security Policy for Court Facilities
 06/03/2001