The 13th Circuit Court - Family Division has jurisdiction over the following:

  • Direct Placement Adoptions
  • Adult Adoptions
  • Stepparent Adoptions
  • Relative Adoptions

 Click here for adoption form packets and checklists.


For general questions about the adoption process, please contact:

Janet Kronk
Adoption Office Specialist
ph: 231-922-4792

For filing fees and requirements, you may contact the Family Court Records Division online, or by phone at 231-922-4710.