Emmet County Clerk

200 Division St., Suite 130
Petoskey, MI  49770
Phone: (231) 348-1744
Fax: (231) 348-0602

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County Clerk’s Services

The following services are available at the County Clerk’s Office, in the county building:

NEW FIREARM LAWS EFFECTIVE DEC. 1, 2015
NEW WEAPONS APPLICATION DEC. 1, 2015

Birth Records
Death Records
Concealed Weapons License Applications
DBAs (Assumed Names) & Dissolutions
Divorce Packets
Genealogy
Marriage Records & Marriage License Applications
Military Discharge (DD-214)
Notary Public Information

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Indexes available for verification:
Marriage Records  1856-present
Death Records      1867-present


Duties of the County Clerk

The Office of County Clerk is a four-year, partisan office, established by the State Constitution, and is therefore, is charged with many statutory duties. The first Clerk of Emmet County was C.R. Wright, who served from 1855 to 1856. The longest serving Clerk was Winfield S. Hinds, who served from 1931 through 1962.

The County Clerk, as Clerk of the Circuit Court, has the responsibility for the care, custody and maintenance of all Circuit Court records, and is the keeper of the Seal of the 57th Circuit Court.

In addition, the County Clerk serves as clerk to the Board of Commissioners, Jury Commission, Board of Canvassers, Concealed Weapons Licensing Board, and the Tax Allocation Board. The County Clerk is a member of the Special Election Scheduling Committee, ounty Election Commission, and the County Plat Board. The County Clerk is also the chief election official for the county and the keeper of all vital records for the county.


Clerk’s Office Staff

Suzanne Kanine
County Clerk
(231) 348-1745

Andrea Hughey
Deputy Clerk (Elections)
(231) 348-1744

Monica Klawuhn
Senior Court Clerk
(231) 348-0695

Erin Felski
Senior Court Clerk
(231) 348-1740

Karen Roth
Senior Deputy Clerk (Jury)
(231) 348-0642

 

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
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