Contact Information
 NACo Game

 Circuit Court
 Hon. William W. Carmody

 District Court
 Hon. Mark E. Luoma

 Probate Court
 Hon. Charles C. Nebel

 Friend of the Court
 Prosecuting Attorney

 Board of Commissioners
 Brownfield Authority
 Building Codes            
 County Clerk/Register of Deeds
 County Treasurer            
 Alger Conservation District
 Equalization Department
 Land Bank Authority
 Sheriff’s Department
 Veterans’ Counselor
 Women's Center

Hanley Field
 FF Highway 13
 Wetmore, MI  49895


Alger County Probate/Family Court
101 Court St, Munising, MI 49862

  Office Hours: Mon-Fri
   8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Phone: (906) 387-2080
 Fax:     (906) 387-4134

Hon Charles C Nebel
Probate/Family Court Judge

Probate Court Staff:

Kristine M. Dausey, Probate Register, Court Administrator, Court Recorder
Raelene O. Reilly, Deputy Probate Register, Court Recorder

Juvenile Court Staff:
Terry McLaren, Juvenile Officer, Court Administrator, Court Referee
Jamie Nebel, Family Court Caseworker/Diversion, Dep. Juvenile Register, Court Recorder

Duties and Responsibilities

Probate Court:

  • appoints guardians and conservator for minors, incapacitated individuals, and developmentally disabled individuals
  • files wills and trusts for safekeeping
  • commit mentally ill individuals
  • adjudicates and disposes deceased estates

Family Division of Circuit Court:

  • orders changes of names
  • files and finalizes adoptions
  • divorce, paternity, family support, custody, parenting time disputes
  • personal protection orders

Juvenile Division of Circuit Court:

  • juvenile delinquency cases
  • neglect and abuse cases
  • juvenile traffic cases
  • foster care program
  • supervision of youth on diversion
  • in-home care programs
  • regional detention support services program
  • community service program

For court forms, fee schedules and more information visit www.courts.mi.gov.


Alger County is named for Russell A. Alger, a Michigan Governor and US Senator.