Berrien County, MI Public Records
P: 269-983-7111 ext. 8368
Restricted Records: No suppressed, juvenile, mental health, or adoption records released
This County is designated as a consolidation site for the merger of the District. Probate, and Circuit Courts into a single Trial Court with three Divisions: Criminal, Civil, Family. But records are still organized by case types and not comingled.
This is a satellite office. Case files are held in St. Joseph, search should be done at that court location (811 Port St, St Joseph). A free search of the civil and family docket is at https://webinquiry.courts.michigan.gov/WIGroups/Agree?Name=BERRIEN.
P: 269-983-7111 ext. 8365
Restricted Records: No suppressed or mental health records released
This County is designated by MI as a consolidation site for the merger of the District. Probate, and Circuit Courts into a single Trial Court with three Divisions: Criminal, Civil, Family. But records are still organized by case types and not comingled.
Berrien County, MI Vital Records
Contact the Berrien County Office of the County Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.
County Register of Deeds
701 Main St
St. Joseph, MI 49085 http://berriencounty.org/296/Register
Berrien County Vital Certificates
If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.
Get a vital certificate.
Berrien County Population Records
- Females: 51.5%
- White: 81.5%
- Black/African American: 14.8%
- Asian: 1.7%
- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
- Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.2%
- White, Not Hispanic: 77.8%
Berrien County Records
- Total: $3,584,568
- Construction: $155,379
- Retail Trade: $217,062
- Professional and Technical Services: $142,999
- Healthcare: $371,988
- Banking: $111,713
- Retail Trade: $217,062
- Accommodations and Food Services: $92,281
- Manufacturing: $1,168,637
- Farms: $39,213
- Government: $447,683
Berrien County Birth, Death Records
- Per 1,000 population: 12.8
- Per 1,000 population: 9.9
- Per 1,000 population: 10.3
Berrien County Criminal Records
- Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
- Forcible rape: 110
- Robbery: 103
- Aggravated Assault: 405
- Burglary: 1,033
- Larceny-Theft: 3,730
- Motor Vehicle Theft: 214