Filing Fees

PLEASE NOTE THIS PAYMENT METHOD DOES NOT INCLUDE CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS.  TO FIND OUT HOW TO MAKE YOUR CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS CONTACT FRIEND OF THE COURT AT  269-969-6500 or visit the Calhoun County Friend of the Court website.

If you are paying for 10th District Court Fines/Costs/Traffic Tickets, visit District Court online payments.

If you are paying Probate Court Fines/Costs, visit Probate Court website

If you have been sentenced to pay a fine and cost and the following applies:

  • You were given time to pay.
  • You are making payment on or before the due date on your time to pay slip.
  • You are making full payment of the amount written on your time to pay slip.

You will need the following information:

  1. Defendant name as written on time to pay slip
  2. Case Number
If you are unsure of the amount due or the case number, please contact the 37th Circuit Court Clerk's Office at 269-969-6518.
 
Types of accepted payment: 
Cash, personal check*, money order, or credit card/debit (including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express)
 
*Personal checks are not accepted for felony fines and costs.
 

 
Payment options: 
 
To pay in person:
37th Circuit Court Clerk's Office
161 E Michigan Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49014
 
To pay through mail: 
Make checks/money orders payable to 37th Circuit Court Clerk (Please also write your case number on your check/money order)
 
Mail to: 
Circuit Court Clerk's Office
161 E Michigan Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49014
 
To pay online: 
PAY LOCATION CODE #5494
 
To pay over the phone: 
1-866-370-9574
 
 
If you are making a payment with your credit/debit card, please use Pay Location Code (PLC) #5494
 
Service fees for online payments: 
$0.01 to $50.00 ----- $1.75
$50.01 to $75.00 ----- $2.00
$75.01 to $100.00 ----- $3.75
$100.01 to $150.00 ----- $5.75
$150.01 to $200.00 ----- $7.25
For each additional increment of $50 or portion thereof, add $2.00
 
Service fees for phone assisted (Gov Pay Net Call Center/Live Agent): 
$0.01 to $50.00 ----- $5.75
$50.01 to $75.00 ----- $6.00
$75.01 to $100.00 ----- $7.75
$100.01 to $150.00 ----- $9.75
$150.01 to $200.00 ----- $11.25
For each additional increment of $50 or portion thereof, add $2.00