Family Division

In most courts, probate judges are assigned to the family division of the circuit court in order to provide judicial coverage of the caseload. In Branch County, Judge Kirk Kashian is the presiding judge over matters concerning the Juvenile Unit, of the 15th Circuit Court, Family Division.

The Juvenile Unit’s jurisdiction includes:

  • Delinquency
  • Status offenses
  • Abuse and neglect
  • Termination of parental rights

Action by the Court is governed by the Michigan Juvenile Code and Michigan Court Rules.

Contact

15th Circuit Court

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Phone
517.279.4304

Fax
517.279.5110

Address
Second Floor
Courthouse
31 Division St.
Coldwater, MI 49036

Staff
P. William O’Grady
Circuit Judge

Pamela Gilchrest
Court Administrator

Madison Black
Courtroom Video Clerk

Carl Sevidal
Court Security Officer

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