Notice to Family Law Attorneys

The Muskegon County Circuit Court now requires that the $80 judgment fee be paid at the time of the initial filing for all cases regarding custody, support, or parenting time of a minor child.

Please see the posted notice from the County Clerk for more information.

Announcement: Office Space Available

Busy Whitehall law practice seeks attorneys to office share. There are currently three open offices for attorneys and support staff.

Great referral base and beautiful location with large conference room and reception.

Call (231) 894-0909 or e-mail

MCBA Summer Steak Fry!

Date: Thursday, July 27
Time: 5:30 p.m. Social Hour; 6:30 p.m. Dinner
Location: Muskegon Yacht Club, 3198 Edgewater St, Muskegon

RSVP* by 24th to Manda Mitteer or call (231) 724-6441

*Important note: If you RSVP to attend but cannot attend, kindly notify us before our headcount is submitted to MYC on July 24th to avoid receiving an invoice for the cost of your meal. Please understand that this policy has been adopted to avoid incurring unnecessary expenses for our association members.

We are very sad to announce that Foster Dixon Potter, Esq., passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the age of 84.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer that contributions go to Harbor Hospice Foundation or the American Cancer Society.

 At Foster's request, there will not be a visitation or service.

Please feel free to share a memory with the family at: for Foster's memory page.

Further information can be found here.

Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office seeking Assistant Prosecutor

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and references to:

DJ Hilson
Muskegon County Prosecutor
990 Terrace St., 5th Floor
Muskegon, MI 49442

E-mail submission preferred: Deadline: July 5, 2017.
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1st Annual Muskegon County Reunification Day Celebration!

The ABA Center on Children and the Law has designated June as National Reunification Month in an effort to recognize families and the many professionals who support them in having their children successfully returned home from foster care.

Date & Time: Friday, June 30
3:00 p.m. Live Music
4:00 p.m. Hon. Gregory Pittman, Presiding Judge of Family Court, Master Of Ceremonies
Keynote Speaker
: Justice Bridget Mary McCormack, Michigan Supreme Court
Muskegon Farmer’s Market, 242 W. Western Ave. (Event is free and open to the public)
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Announcement: Legal Aid of Western MI Seeking Staff Attorney

Please see attached file for detailed information. Send resume, cover letter and writing sample to:

Juan Salazar, Executive Director
Legal Aid of Western MI
25 Division Ave South
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Announcement: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Field Trip

The Muskegon Heights Optimist Club is asking your support to be a sponsor for our upcoming youth event, a field trip to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit on Tuesday, June 27.

This is a valuable experience for our youth, helping them to understand their own history. The cost for the entire event, which includes admittance into the museum for 40 youth, the cost of the bus, and a light lunch, is approximately $2,800. Donations are needed by Monday June 12. Checks, in any amount, should be made payable to the Muskegon Heights Optimist Club and sent to Muskegon Heights Optimist Club, P.O. Box 4663, Muskegon Heights, MI 49444. Your contribution is tax deductable.

To thank you for your generosity, your name will be listed on our t-shirts and banner, as well as the Muskegon Heights Optimist Club Facebook Page. Whatever you can do to help make this trip a possibility for our youth is deeply appreciated.


DJ Hilson
Muskegon County Prosecutor
990 Terrace, Fifth Floor
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 724-6435