Search Public Records in Lapeer County, MI. Results May Include: Marriage and Divorce Records, Criminal Records, Birth and Death Records, Probate Documents, Land Records, Arrests, Addresses, Liens and Judgments.
Lapeer County is located in the state of Michigan. The county was formed on September 18, 1822, and was fully organized on February 2, 1835. The name of the county is a corruption of the French “la pierre”, which means “the flint.” According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 88,319 people and a total area of 663 square miles, of which 643 square miles is water and 20 square miles is land. Lapeer County borders the following counties: Sanilac County to the northeast, Tuscola County to the northwest, St. Clair County to the east, Genesee County to the west, Macomb County to the southeast, and Oakland County to the southwest.
The Lapeer County Clerk is an elected position, serving a four year term. The office of the clerk is charged with the responsibility of the issuing and filing of marriage licenses, records of assumed names, co-partnerships, births, deaths, concealed weapon permits, veterans’ discharges, notary bonds, and filings for circuit court. In addition, the clerk’s office administers all election functions required by law.
Vital records maintained by the clerk’s office can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the office of the clerk in person. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Lapeer County Clerk Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available. When obtaining public records in person, you will be required to submit a records request form. The form should contain as much detailed information as possible relating to the records you are requesting. The fee schedule applicable when obtaining public records is on the clerk’s website.
Below is the physical address of the Lapeer County Clerk’ office:
255 Clay Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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