How to access the virtual courtroom

1. You will receive an invitation prior to the hearing with instructions. 

2.  Specific instructions regarding courtroom decorum will be provided.

 

3. Hearings are live-streamed via YouTube, as needed.

5.  Be sure to use the following protocol:

  • If you are using a desktop computer be sure to have your speakers on.  If you do not have a microphone, you will need to call in with your phone and continue to login to Zoom on your desktop.

  • When using your smartphone, laptop or tablet, please locate your settings for the microphone and camera to make sure settings are on.

  • Call the court from a private/quiet room.

  • Do not have radios or televisions on during the call.

  • Do not use the speakerphone option on your phone.

  • If possible, mute your phone until you are ready to speak.

  • The Judge will instruct the parties on the phone when the case begins and when to begin speaking.  

  • If you are logging in from your smart device, computer, tablet or laptop -- please enter the case number and your name under "Join with a personal link name." 

    • Example for litigants: 
      20-001234-FY Bob Smith

    • Example for an attorney: 
      P76484 - Chelsea Wallace

 

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QUICK DIAL LINKS

Before you get started:  Test your Windows, Apple, or Android devices: Directions for testing your device and networking prior to the proceeding can be found at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362313-How-Do-I-Test-My-Video-

 

Be sure you click the "Weekly Zoom Practice" above

to get training and information prior to your court hearing.

HON. BENJAMIN T. BOLSER

Chief Judge of Alpena and Montmorency County

Probate Judge of Montmorency County

Option 1:

Option 2:    Phone Call Only: Call 646 876 9923 or

669 900 6833 and connect using meeting id

2322823504

HON. K. EDWARD BLACK

Circuit Court Judge

Alpena and Montmorency County

Option 1:

Option 2:    Phone Call Only: Call 646 876 9923 or

669 900 6833 and connect using meeting id 7961139791

HON. THOMAS J. LACROSS

Probate Judge of Alpena County

Option 1:

 

Option 2:    Phone Call Only:  ID Call 646 876 9923 or

669 900 6833 and connect using meeting id

5976739555

REFEREE KIMBERLY SCHULTZ

Alpena County and Montmorency County

Option 1:

Option 2:    Phone Call Only: Call 646 876 9923 or

669 900 6833 and connect using meeting id 4298150117 

 

Join the Zoom Practice
 

Before you get started:  Test your Windows, Apple, or Android devices: Directions for testing your device and networking prior to the proceeding can be found at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362313-How-Do-I-Test-My-Video-

Before you attend the hearing, click the link below to download the application and make a test call daily

from 6 pm - 8 pm.  Your connection is successful once you get the notification that you are in the waiting room.  On hearing day, you will gain access to the hearing from the waiting room by court staff.

 Join us every Thursday at 8 am for the practice Zoom.

Option 1:

 

Option 2:    Phone Call Only: Call 646 876 9923 or

669 900 6833 and connect using meeting id 4298150117 

Option 3:  Use Option 1 and Option 2 if you do not have a microphone or speaker on your desktop computer.