Filing Fees

Click Here to ONLY Pay 37th Circuit Court Online

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 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)
 
To mail a payment: 
Circuit Court Clerk's Office
161 E Michigan Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49014

To pay online:
We accept payments online for the following:
  1. Fines & Costs  
  2. Motion Filing Fees
  3. Copies of Documents
GovPros service fees for Online Payments are: 2.99% with a minimum fee of $2.95. This applies to both online and in-person payments.

You will need the following information when making a payment online:
  1. Name
  2. Case Number
  3. DOB
  4. Phone Number
  5. Email Address
  6. Payment Notes:  If you need to give the court specific instructions re: payment – i.e., copies, motion fee, etc.
Online payment information:
  • GovPros will process payment to the 37th Circuit Court immediately.
  • The Court will process payments on the date payment is received.  If a payment is made after 4:30 pm, that payment will be receipted for on the next business day.
  • 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.
  • Payments that are meant for any Court other than 37th Circuit Court will be rejected, and an email will be sent explaining why the payment was rejected.
To pay over the phone: 

To make a phone payment to GovPros or question about a pending payment, call 844-PAY-4GOV (1-844-729-4468)

Please note:  If you would rather call the Clerk’s Office to make a payment over the phone, please note that there is an additional fee of $5.00 for this service in addition to the 2.99% or $2.95 minimum fee by using the GovPros website.


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

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