Trial Court 
Directions

811 Port Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085




Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Vacant, Currently Civil-Criminal Administrator 269-983-7111 ext. 8745
Gonzalez, Elvin Family Division Administrator 269-983-7111 ext. 8615
Watson, Thomas Friend of the Court 269-983-7111 ext. 8335
Smietanka-Haney, Carrie Trial Court Administrator 269-983-7111, ext. 8395

Adoption Services 

811 Port Street
4th Floor
St. Joseph, MI 49085

269-983-7111, ext. 8454


Link: Trial Court Page

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed Holidays

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Wigent, Cindy 269-983-7111, ext. 8454

269-983-7111

Link: Trial Court Page




269-983-7141

Link: Sheriff's Page




Enforcement Office - Niles 
Directions

1205 N. Front Street
Room 606
Niles, MI 49120

269 983-7111 x 6240





Enforcement Office - St. Joe 
Directions

811 Port Street
Room 106
St. Joseph, MI 49085

269 983-7111 X8029





Link: Trial Court Page




Financial Office 

269-983-7111


Hours of Operation
8:30 - 5:00 Monday - Friday

Closed Holidays

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kuntz, Lisa Accounting Manager 269-983-7111, ext. 8405
Narregan, Deb Deputy Accounting Manager 269-983-7111, ext. 8825

Foster Parenting 

811 Port Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085

269-983-7111


Link: Trial Court Page

Hours
Weekdays
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Ernsberger, Jeanine 269-983-7111, ext. 6218
Leach, Hope 269-983-7111, ext. 8407

Jury Duty 
Directions

811 Port Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085

269-982-8630






PCI Civil Division 

P.O. Box 82
St. Joseph, MI 49085

111 Hawthorne Ave.
St. Joseph, MI 49085

269-982-3130

269-208-4702

269-982-0480


Link: Authorized Process Service Page

Serving Berrien and Cass County, Michigan Since 1982

Specializing in all Process Services, Asset Location, P.P.O.’s, Divorce, VIN Inspection and Vehicle Immobilization

Berrien County: Baroda, Benton Harbor, Berrien Springs, Buchanan,Coloma, Eau Claire, Galien, New Buffalo, Niles, Saint Joseph, Sodus,Stevensville, Three Oaks, Union Pier, Watervliet and surrounding areas.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Garrison, Michael T. Licensed Private Investigator 269-982-3130

Probate Court 
Directions

811 Port Street
4th Floor
St. Joseph, MI 

269-983-7111, ext. 8365

Link: Trial Court Page



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Johnson Mayfield, Mabel Presiding Judge of Family Division 269-983-7111
Berger, Brian S. Judge of Probate 269-983-7111
Brown, Jessica Probate Register 269-983-7111, ext. 8312
Bolin, Ronald Deputy Register 269-983-7111, ext. 8366
Costigan, Kara Deputy Register 269-983-7111, ext. 8367

Traffic Division 

269-983-7111


Link: Traffic Tickets Page

St. Joseph Cases Only
Berrien County Trial Court
811 Port Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Niles Cases Only

Berrien County Trial Court
1205 N. Front Street
Niles, MI 49120

Extensions
For questions regarding your ticket, call Ext. 8680

For ticket payment questions and additional payment options, call Ext. 8820

Hours
Open Weekdays
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.