The Michigan Supreme Court awarded a one-year grant to Calhoun County Courts to assist in reducing the criminal backlog. The grant allows visiting judges to provide docket assistance in the county beginning June 20, 2023.
The Circuit Court has two visiting judges who hear civil motions for Judge Lincoln and Judge Hallacy two days a week. All motions on circuit court civil matters will be scheduled with the visiting judges. Cases will remain assigned to Judges Lincoln and Hallacy, but motions will be scheduled with one of the visiting judges.
Find dockets for these judges here.
The District Court has one visiting judge assisting with the Landlord Tenant docket and expungement hearings two days a week. Cases will remain assigned to the four District Court Judges, but many hearings will be scheduled with the visiting judge.
Find the District Court daily dockets here.