Resource Directory — Michigan Courts: Circuit 44, Livingston County

COURTS IN CIRCUIT 44

44TH CIRCUIT COURT

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — Howell, Brighton

Livingston County website (links to new window)

Title Phone
Michael P. Hatty (P30990), Chief Judge  
L. Suzanne Geddis (P35307), Chief Judge Pro Tem  
Matthew J. McGivney (P63325), Presiding Judge Family Division  
Miriam A. Cavanaugh (P61875), Probate Judge Family Division  
The Judicial Center
204 S. Highlander Way, Howell 48843
 
Brighton Court – Hon. Matthew J. McGivney’s Courtroom  
224 N First St, Brighton 48116  
Cir. Ct. Admr.: John H. Evans 517-540-7814
Juv. Ct. Admr.: Deborah Shaw 517-540-7739
Circuit Court Clerk’s Office 517-546-9816
Friend of the Court: Melissa Scharrer 877-543-2660
ADA and Language Access 517-546-8079
Circuit Court Probation 517-546-4212
Juvenile Court 517-546-1500

Problem-Solving Courts:

 
DWI/Drug Court 517-540-7664
Juvenile Drug Court 517-540-7664
Veterans Treatment Court 517-540-7664
Mental Health Court 517-540-7664

PROBATE COURTS

LIVINGSTON — Howell

Livingston County website (links to new window)

Title Phone
Miriam A. Cavanaugh (P61875), Chief Judge  
The Judicial Center, 204 S Highlander Way, Ste 2
Howell, 48843
517-546-3750
FAX: 517-552-2510
Ct. Admnr.: Deborah Shaw 517-540-7739
Probate Register: Kathe Wenzel 517-546-3750
ADA and Language Access 517-546-8079
Juvenile Register: Erin Ostwald 517-546-1500
FAX: 517-546-3731
Adoptions Coordinator: Jeff Johnson 517-546-1500

DISTRICT COURTS

DISTRICT 53

District 53 website (links to new window)

Title Phone
Michael P. Hatty (P30990), Chief Judge  
L. Suzanne Geddis (P35307), Chief Judge Pro Tem  
Daniel B. Bain (P49866), Presiding Judge  
Shauna N. Murphy (P66153)  
The Judicial Center
204 S. Highlander Way, Howell 48843
 
Ct. Admnr.: Marisa Lutz 517-540-7637
Magistrate: Jerry Sherwood (P44603) 517-540-7638
Civil Division 517-540-7648
Criminal Division 517-540-7649
Traffic Division 517-540-7668
Probation Department 517-540-7666