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COVID-19 Updates
The Calhoun County Building in Marshall remains opens to the public.  We are NO LONGER requiring appointments for our office. Our office will still comply with social distancing and proper usage of masks.  Only 1 person per household unless it is a marriage license or the need of notarizing signatures for legal documents.  Please see the services listed below and how we can service you best. Currently, our hours are Monday-Thursday from 8-5 and Friday, 8-12 noon.

 *A Drop Box is available for any Clerk, Register of Deeds or Elections documents, that have been filled out completely, with payment, if applicable.  The drop box is available on the west side of the parking lot, located directly behind the Calhoun County Building in Marshall.  This drop box is used in conjunction with the Calhoun County Treasurer’s office. This drop box is NOT for any court related documents.

Funeral Homes We are processing death certificates daily.  They will be mailed out on Wednesdays and Fridays each week, or can be picked up on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-4:45 p.m.  We thank you for your understanding.

Marriage Licenses  Please make sure your drivers license is current and up-to-date. 

Birth, Death & Marriage Certified copies of these records that occurred in Calhoun County, can be obtained by using the form on our website.  You can either mail, email, or fax the request into our office with appropriate documentation and payment. 

DBA or Assumed Names Copies of an existing one can be requested by mail or fax along with payment.  To apply for a new DBA please use the appropriate form found on our website.  It must be properly notarize and payment must be accompanied. 

Land Recordings: Land records mailed or e-recorded into our office will be recorded daily.
  • Our office will continue to accept E-Notarized documents through E-Recording or “tangible” paper documents in the mail set forth by the passage of SB 1187, which will expire on June 30, 2021.
  • To search and/or purchase land records online, please visit the Kofile search site here.  
  • Land research for abstractors, title & mortgage companies, or genealogy will be available by appointment. Please call 269.781.0718 to make an appointment. 
Home Births Please call 269-781-0707.

CPL’s-Concealed Pistol Licenses RENEWALS can be processed online with your pin#, at www.michigan.gov/msp.  You may also send in your RENEWAL application and payment to the address listed on the MSP website.  If you have moved in the last 5 years and didn’t receive your letter with the pin# you will not be able to renew online.  You may either send in your renewal application as mentioned above or come into our office and renew.  All NEW CPL applications must be processed in our office.  Please arrive at least 30 minutes before we close.

Notary: Once you have your bond and your application typed from the Secretary of State’s website, please bring them both into our Marshall office along with a $10 payment and your current driver's license.

Elections Please call 269.781.0988 to check on availability of office hours.  If you leave a message, Teri Loew will return your call at her earliest convenience.

The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is fully staffed at this time. Court filings are accepted via email at 37thcircuitcourt@calhouncountymi.gov, by fax at (269) 969-6922, or by mailing to the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, 161 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI  49014.

Please be advised that if you are submitting a new case or proposed order electronically, if you do not provide the clerk’s office with physical copies to return as well as a self addressed stamped envelope, you will be charged $1.00 per page. If you wish to avoid purchasing copies, you may follow up your electronic filing with correspondence with your extra copies and a self addressed stamped envelope. Please indicate in your letter that the copies within are for conforming/return.  

In person records checks and copy purchasing are open to the public on an appointment basis Mon-Fri – 9-11:30am and 1- 3:30 pm. Please call the clerk’s office at (269) 969-6518 to schedule an appointment.

To conduct a basic record search, please go to Case Search

Any payments for filing fees or fines & costs can be mailed to the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, paid online by going to www.govpaynow.com and using the Pay Location Code (PLC) #5494, or by using the drop box located on the sidewalk in the large parking lot near the Justice Complex building in Battle Creek, MI. Please make sure to include your name, case number, and phone number!!

For information on or to schedule an appointment regarding Personal Protection Orders, please call (269) 969-6518 to speak with a clerk.




The Calhoun County Clerk and Register of Deeds has two office locations within the County. 
Different business is conducted in each location, so please verify that you are visiting the correct location.

Marshall County Building
315 W. Green Street, Marshall, MI 49068
Phone: 269-781-0718
Fax: 269-781-0721
The Research Room closes at 4:45 p.m., 15 minutes before the office closes daily
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Business: 

  • Concealed Pistol License Applications and Renewals
  • DBA
  • Genealogical Research
  • Land Document Recordings 
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Notary
  • Veteran Identification Cards
  • Vital Records



Battle Creek Location
161 E. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49014
Phone: 269-969-6518
Fax: 269-969-6922
Email: 37thcircuitcourt@calhouncountymi.gov
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Business:

  • Circuit Court Filings and Records
  • Personal Protection Orders