Berrien County Trial Court Costs Calculations

Pursuant to Public Act 352 of 2014 (MCL 769.1k), the following information is provided by the Berrien County Trial Court to explain the calculation utilized for determining the amount of assessed Court Costs for all misdemeanor and felony cases handled by the Berrien County Trial Court.  The formula utilized by the State Court Administrative Office determined that the average cost of a misdemeanor case is $705.05 and a felony case is $2812.611.  The Berrien County Trial Court is assessing a Court Cost maximum for Felony cases at $1000 and Misdemeanor cases a maximum of $705; in addition to any other statutorily mandated or permitted fines, costs, fees, restitution or reimbursement amounts.

1 The detailed analysis completed by the State Court Administrative Office is available by contacting Brian Ray, Trial Court Administrator.


 
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