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Muskegon County, MI Public Records

Muskegon County public records refer to any document created, owned, or used by a public entity while performing an official duty. Requester can obtain Muskegon County divorce records from 1897 by contacting the Vital Records Office of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). The office charges a fee of $34 per request for divorce records. The process can also be expedited for an additional cost of $12. Interested individuals can access Muskegon County's birth, death, and marriage records through the Vital Records Office or Muskegon County Clerk's Office. However, Muskegon County Clerk's Office only holds marriage and death records from October 1987 and April 1987 to the present, respectively. For certified copies of vital records or any other older records, visit the county clerk's office in person. Muskegon County property records are also public and can be accessed through the Muskegon County Register of Deeds Website.

Courts in Muskegon County

Court Records in Muskegon County, Michigan

Muskegon County Court Records are accessible to all interested parties, provided there are no legal restrictions. They are managed and issued by the Muskegon County Clerk of the Circuit Court. Residents can access the Probate/Juvenile Court, Circuit Court, and District Court records through online access provided by the Clerk. Interested individuals can obtain certified copies of the above court records by visiting the Clerk's Office Records division. Alternatively, individuals can also mail the courthouse to request records. The Record Division office maintains Criminal, civil, and family court records from 2013, 2014, and 2009 to present, respectively. Requesters are charged $10 per search and an additional fee of $25 for expedited requests. Copies go for $1 per page and$10 if certified. Interested individuals can utilize the Michigan State Police Public Sex Offender Registry to find a sex offender living in Muskegon County neighborhoods.

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Jails and Prisons in Muskegon County

Find Inmate Search and Jail Records in Muskegon County, Michigan

Muskegon County Inmate Records are open to public viewing and copying as per the Freedom of Information Act. The inmate records contain inmate details such as names, ages, genders, mug shots, charges, identification numbers, release dates, and the jail they are incarcerated. The Muskegon County Sheriff's Office manages Muskegon County Jail. The sheriff's office also provides an online inmate search portal for party viewing. Inmates at the county jail can receive visitors five days a week for 25 minutes per visit. All visits must be scheduled 24 hours before visiting, and an adult must accompany children under 18. Muskegon County is home to six correctional facilities, catering to a population of 172,707 individuals residing within a 500-square-mile area. In terms of Jails & Prisons per capita, the County ranks 51st out of 83 counties in Michigan.

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2500 S. Sheridan Drive
Muskegon Heights
2500 S. Sheridan Drive
Muskegon Heights
25 West Walton Avenue

Police Departments and Sheriff Offices in Muskegon County

Arrest Records in Muskegon County, Michigan

Muskegon County arrest records are accessible to all parties, provided there are no legal restrictions. These are official documents containing comprehensive information about an individual's apprehension, custody, and questioning by the County's law enforcement entities. Requesters may access these reports by contacting the local enforcement agency in the city, town, or borough where the arrest occurred. Interested individuals can also conduct requests through phone or mail, depending on the arresting agency. Despite the Freedom of Information Act (FIA) granting the public access to these records, certain situations may necessitate the enforcement agency to withhold the records. That includes scenarios where the records detail minors or disclosure could interfere with an ongoing investigation. Muskegon County has ten Police Departments. The crime rate in the County stands at 32.59 incidents per 1,000 residents.

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