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Tuesday, 11 August 2020
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Jill M. Nowak, County Clerk


Jill M. Nowak, County Clerk









Lindsey Marquardt, Chief Deputy County Clerk

Debra Nalley, Deputy County Clerk

Tiffany Mackey, Deputy County Clerk

Holly Garber, Deputy Circuit Court Clerk

Melissa Andersen, Juvenile Register


Genealogy research is temporarily suspended in office. Records may be requested via mail or email along with appropriate fee.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  However, your health and welfare as well as our Staff are our main concern.  Thank you for your understanding.  Stay well.

Jill M. Nowak, Manistee County Clerk

Manistee County Clerk's Office
415 Third St.
Manistee, MI  49660


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State of Michigan court forms, including Personal Protection Order forms, are availble at:

Personal Protection Forms are available below and may be filled out and then filed with the County Clerk's Office.

icon Petition & Order for Personal Protection Order (Domestic Relationship)

icon Petition & Order for Personal Protection Order (Nondomestic)


The Manistee County Clerk's Office is now accepting payments by credit card through GovPayNet.


Please see Additional Services and Fees for cost of these documents.

To pay for Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Records, DBAs or Court Copies from the Manistee County Clerk please click on the following link:

*These payments must be submitted along with a written request for the document.*




To pay for Fines, Costs, Court Assessments, Mediation Fees or Bonds for the 19th Circuit Court-Manistee County please click the following link:



To pay for Fines, Costs and Court Assessments for the 19th Circuit Court Family/Juvenile Divsion please click the following link:



Maintain public records for the citizens of Manistee County. Provide information requested in a proficient and timely manner.

The Manistee County Clerk's Office has three major functions: Maintain Vital Manistee County Records, Election Coordinator for Manistee County, and as Clerk of the Circuit Court; Processes and Maintains all Circuit Court Files.

The Clerk's Office, issues, indexes and records Vital Records such as Marriage Licenses, Birth Certificates and Death Certificates.

The Clerk's Office is responsible for all Election Activities in Manistee County.

As Clerk of the Circuit Court, the Clerk's Office maintains the Circuit Court Records of the 19th Circuit Court, Juvenile Court and the Family Division of the Circuit Court.

The County Clerk is also the Clerk for the Board of Commissioners and statutorily serves on numerous County Boards and Commissions.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2020 09:24

General Website Inquiries:
Manistee County Administrator
415 Third Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660