Lookup Public Records in Schoolcraft County, Michigan. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Schoolcraft County, Michigan Overview
Located on the southern border of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Schoolcraft County is right on the shore of Lake Michigan and has 713 square miles of water in 1,884 total square miles. It is bordered to the north by Luce and Alger Counties and to the south by Mackinac and Delta Counties. There were 8,247 people living in Schoolcraft County during the 2013 census. There are 7 zip codes in Schoolcraft County, 49817, 49836, 49840, 49854, 49883, 49884 and 49895.
Schoolcraft County Officials Information
The Schoolcraft County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds.
Schoolcraft County Clerk: Beth A. Edwards
Address: 300 Walnut St, Room 164, Manistique, MI 49854
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays
The County Clerk for Schoolcraft County is responsible for personal protection orders, concealed pistol licenses, vital records such as birth, death and marriage certificates and elections. They are also responsible for military discharge documents, name change requests and DBA’s. None of these documents are available online, however they can be requested and purchased directly from the County Clerk, during normal business hours.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for maintaining records of all deeds, mortgages, liens, leases and releases related to property both real and personal within the county. These records are considered public and are available for request during normal business hours. The requests must be made in person as none of the information related to these documents is available online.
The equalization department is responsible for assessing and maintaining record of all taxable values for property within the county.
Schoolcraft County Assessment Office:
300 Walnut St, Room 207, Manistique, MI 49854
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Documents from the equalization department are available by request from the assessor, but are not available online. Most of these records are considered public record and are therefore able to be viewed and purchased by anyone once they have been filed. Requests can be made during normal business hours.
Schoolcraft Court Records Information
Court records for Schoolcraft County are not available online, however most of these are considered public record once the case has ended and the information has been recorded and filed. At that time the records are available for viewing and purchase. Fees vary based on the complexity of the search required, age of the documents requested and size of any files needed. These requests can be made during normal business hours.
|Schoolcraft County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Schoolcraft County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Marriage License – Ch. 551, 551.101 – 551.111 and Barring of dower; antenuptial pecuniary provisions – Ch. 558, §558.16|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Schoolcraft County Marriage License|
|Location:||Schoolcraft County Clerk, 300 Walnut Street, Manistique, Michigan, 49854|
Schoolcraft County Clerk’s Office
Address: 300 Walnut St #164, Manistique, MI 49854, USA