Prosecuting Attorney

Prosecuting Attorney

The Prosecuting Attorney is an elected official with a four-year term of office, as provided by the Michigan constitution. Elections occur at the time of the Presidential election, on the partisan ballot. The Prosecuting Attorney is independent of the Michigan Attorney General. The Prosecuting Attorney’s office is responsible for a wide array of legal functions in our county, some of which include:

  •   chief law enforcement official in the County

  •   reviews, authorizes and prosecutes violations of felony and misdemeanor criminal laws of the State of Michigan (and County ordinances) committed inside the County

  •   authorizes and prosecutes felony & misdemeanor juvenile delinquency offenses

  •   represents the County in criminal matters before the District & Circuit Courts; juvenile delinquency, parental neglect and miscellaneous probate matters in the Circuit Court/Family Division and the Probate Court, and appeals in the Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court

  •   advises the Family Independence Agency on child abuse and neglect petitions, and actions to terminate parental rights

  •   attends contested mental health commitment hearings

  •  files and prosecutes actions to establish paternity

  •  files actions to establish family support orders

 

General Hours

Monday thru Friday; 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 
Curtis G. Broughton
Prosecutor
120 N. Grove Street, PO Box 1309
Standish, Michigan 48658
Phone No. 989-846-4597, Ext. 3
Fax No. 989-846-6271
 
Melissa S. Sprague
Assistant Prosecutor
120 N. Grove Street, PO Box 1309
Standish, Michigan 48658
Phone No. 989-846-4597, Ext. 3
Fax No. 989-846-6271
 
RaShawnda Kridler
CSES/IV-D Program
120 N. Grove Street, PO Box 1309
Standish, Michigan 48658
Phone No. 989-846-4597, Ext. 2
Fax No. 989-846-6271
Direct Phone No. 989-846-9040
*Child Support and Paternity Establishment
 
Kimberly K. Corey
Arenac County Prosecutor’s Secretary
120 N. Grove Street, PO Box 1309
Standish, Michigan 48658
Phone No. 989-846-4597, Ext. 3
Fax No. 989-846-6271
 
Noreen M. Plachta
Crime Victim Advocate120 N. Grove Street, PO Box 1309
Standish, Michigan 48658
Phone No. 989-846-4597, Ext. 1
Direct Phone No. 989-846-9043
Fax No. 989-846-6271