Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941


Masks are required in the courthouse. Entry into the courthouse has been temporarily suspended. In order to maintain essential services while safeguarding public health, the court will maximize the use of technology to enable the parties, attorneys, and required participants to participate remotely. Proper social distancing must be observed. Video recordings will be made available during the hearing or immediately afterwards by the links provided below by live stream to YouTube. No video recording or live stream of the court may be recorded or disseminated by any party.


Mail court filings to:

1230 Washington Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Drop-Off times:

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The drop box is located between the double doors inside the main entrance of the Bay County Court Facility.

The courts shall process files as can be reasonably accomplished during the emergency. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with adequate postage to mail back enough copies for service on all interested parties. Parties can expect copies, orders, letters of authority, and other responses from the court to be sent by mail to the petitioning party.