The 26th Judicial Circuit Court is a multi-county circuit including Alpena and Montmorency Counties. The Circuit Court has jurisdiction over all civil cases involving more than $25,000; all criminal cases where the offense is a felony or serious misdemeanor; domestic relations cases; child protective proceedings; and delinquency proceedings. The Circuit Court also has jurisdiction over appeals from District Court, appeals from local government boards, and appeals from certain administrative agencies of state government.
Circuit Court Scheduling
In Alpena County, Criminal Motion Days are generally held twice monthly on Mondays. Domestic / Civil Motion Days are generally held twice monthly on Tuesdays.
In Montmorency County, Domestic / Criminal / Civil Motion Days are generally held twice monthly on Mondays.
For Alpena and Montmorency County Circuit Court scheduling, please call the Alpena Circuit Court at 989-354-9573.
The Circuit Court is closed on the following designated holidays:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Friday After Thanksgiving
New Year's Eve
All original filings must be sent to appropriate County Clerk.
Alpena County Clerk 720 W Chisholm Street, Suite 2 Alpena, MI 49707
Montmorency County Clerk P.O. Box 789 Atlanta, MI 49709
All judge's copies must be sent to the 26th Circuit Court in Alpena County.
26th Circuit Court - Alpena County
Physical Address 720 W Chisholm Street Suite 1 Alpena, MI49707