90th District Court

90th District Court

200 Division St, Suite G12
Petoskey, MI 49770-2486 

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday


District Court Judge: James N. Erhart  
District Court Administrator: Lisa M. Smith   (231) 348-1754
District Court Attorney Magistrate: Kerry Zahner
District Court Magistrate: Jeana Russey
District Court phone numbers:    

Traffic Division / Main: 
Civil Division: 
Criminal Division:
Probation Department:

District Court fax numbers:
(231) 348-0616 Main
(231) 348-0698 Probation

(231) 348-1750
(231) 348-1751 / 348-1753
(231) 348-1752 / 348-1755
(231) 348-0632

Additional Court information: http://www.michigan.gov

State Court Administrative Office Approved Court Forms: www.courts.michigan.gov/administration/scao/forms/pages/search-for-a-form.aspx


District Court Online Report Forms

If you have been approved to submit your report form via email, click following links to send to:

Edward Mattson, Probation Officer

Heather McCreery, Sobriety Court Probation Officer



Residents who wish to make payments to Emmet County 90th District Court using credit and debit cards may now do so through GovPayNet.

GovPayNet accepts major credit and debit cards for payments 24 hours a day, seven days a week on-site, online (www.govpaynow.com) or by phone, (888) 604-7888.

www.govpaynow.comCardholders can make payments on their own behalf or on behalf of friends or family. They need only have some basic information regarding the payment, including the 90th District Court's code for payment, which is PLC 6796.

Cardholders pay a fee to GovPayNet at the time of their transaction. (Click on chart at right to pay online.)

Improving the convenience of the public’s transactions with the Emmet County District Court means more frequent and timely payments, increased agency revenue and reduced expenses.
“Consumers won’t have to wait until they can get to a bank to bring in cash or a certified check, which will increase our efficiency in receiving payments,” according to Lisa Smith, District Court Administrator.

GovPayNet can be used to make timely payments on a wide range of obligations, including cash bail, court fines and costs and traffic tickets. It accepts major credit, debit and pre-paid debit card brands — MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover.

For more information, contact Lisa Smith at the 90th District Court at (231) 348-1750, or lsmith@emmetcounty.org.

Click here for the 90th District Court fine schedule

Click on the button to make online payments