61st District Court

61st District Court Directory

Please contact us at the Court's main number: 616-632-5700

Judges

Jeanine N. LaVille, Chief Judge  
  Peggy Watson, Recorder 616-632-5670
  Christine Huizenga, Bailiff 616-632-5671
  Office FAX 616-632-5673
 
David J. Buter, Chief Judge Pro Tem  
  Patty Royce, Recorder 616-632-5652
  Christine Sapp, Bailiff 616-632-5653
  Office FAX 616-632-5658
 
Donald H. Passenger  
  Deb Wagoner, Recorder 616-632-5679
  Heather Pelletier, Bailiff 616-632-5678
  Office FAX 616-632-5681
 
Kimberly A. Schaefer, Judge  
  Sue Mason, Recorder 616-632-5667
  Stephanie Morgan, Bailiff 616-632-5668
  Office FAX 616-632-5673
 
Magistrate Fritz Hartley  
  Monica Julien, Bailiff 616-632-5654
  Office FAX 616-632-5658

Administration

Gary P. Secor, Administrator (gary.secor@grcourt.org) 616-632-5700
   
  Amy Young, Administrative Assistant, Administration 616-632-5589
  Dani Smith, Administrative Assistant, Finance 616-632-5664
  Office FAX 616-632-5592
   
Criminal/Traffic Division  
General Information 616-632-5525
  Tanya Todd, Clerk of the Court, (tanya.todd@grcourt.org) 616-632-5526
          Office FAX 616-632-5582
   
Civil/Financial Services  
  General Information 616-632-5555
          Office FAX 616-632-5583
  General Civil 616-632-5555
  Small Claims 616-632-5555
  Landlord/Tenant 616-632-5555
          Office FAX 616-632-5583
  Collections Officer (collections@grcourt.org) 616-632-5567
          Office FAX 616-632-5583
       
Probation Services  
General Information 616-632-5650
   
Joe Berlin, Chief Probation Officer (Joe.Berlin@grcourt.org) 616-632-5650
   
Alternative Sentencing  
  Work Crew and Community Service (communityservice@grcourt.org) 616-632-5648
  Office FAX 616-632-5620
   
Restitution (Shirley.McMullen@grcourt.org) 616-632-5538
  Office FAX 616-632-5584
   
Drug Court Testing Lab (drugtesting@grcourt.org)  
  Drop Schedule 616-632-5685
  Office FAX 616-632-5686
   
Domestic Assault Response Team (DART@grcourt.org) 616-632-5641
  Office FAX 616-632-5647
   
Victim Impact Coordinator (Dani.Smith@grcourt.org)   616-632-5664
  Office FAX 616-632-5592
   
Victim Services Coordinator (victimservices@grcourt.org) 616-632-5643