Berrien County Trial Court Suspends Jury Trials


The Berrien County Trial Court has suspended jury trials through June. The court has released the following:

The Berrien County Trial Court has made the determination to temporarily suspend jury trials.  This suspension is effective Monday May 3, 2021 with jury trials expected to resume June 1, 2021.  Individuals summoned for jury service through May 28th are not expected to report for service.  Jurors scheduled to serve the week of May 31st and forward are still required to contact the jury hotline during their scheduled week of service.  The court will remain in Phase Three of the Michigan Supreme Court’s Return to Full Capacity Guide and all other aspects of Phase Three (such as the ability to pay a traffic ticket or submit filings in-person) remain in effect.

For questions regarding your specific business with the court, it is still the suggestion of the court that you call before you come to the buildings.  The public is encouraged to visit the Trial Court’s website at for additional information, including how to contact each division of the court.


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