Circuit Clerk Civil Division

Civil Division

The Van Buren County Circuit Clerk’s Office maintains the records for the Civil Division of Circuit Court. In the Civil Division a court action is initiated by the filing of a complaint/petition by the Plaintiff. A case may also be initiated by an appeal from a lower court (i.e. small claims). Examples of the specific types of cases filed in the Civil Division are: Negligence, Bad Faith, Fraud, Malpractice, Product Liability, Contract issues, Foreclosures, Quiet Title, Injunction, Partition, Condemnation, Replevin, Declaratory Judgment, Unlawful Detainer, Incorporations, Election disputes, Foreign Judgments, Administrative Appeals, Property Forfeitures, Removal of Disabilities and Name Changes.
Civil Court Coversheet

Civil records may be accessed at any time at

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