Prosecuting Attorney

Office Location:
800 Livingston Blvd., Suite 3-D
Gaylord, Michigan 49735

Driving Directions 

Phone: (989)731-7430

Prosecutor Office
Brendan P. Curran, County Prosecutor
Manda M. Breuker, Chief Assistant Prosecutor
Richard Treusch, Assistant Prosecutor
Sara M. Schmidt, Office Manager
Brenda L. Goodrich, Clerk/Typist II
Phone: (989)731-7438
Amy R. Byrne, Clerk/Typist I
Phone: (989)731-7430
Crime Victim Division & Personal Protection Orders
Elli Panci, Crime Victim Advocate
Phone: (989)731-7431
 Family Support Division
Robin A. Ellis, Child Support Specialist
Phone: (989)731-7439



Prosecutor’s Duties

The state legislature has created over 250 duties for the prosecutor, including the following:

  • 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 in the county
  • reviews, authorizes and prosecutes felony and misdemeanor juvenile delinquency offenses
  • reviews, authorizes and prosecutes child protective proceedings in the Family Court where there are allegations of child neglect and/or abuse, including termination of parental rights
  • represents the “People of the State of Michigan” in criminal matters in the District, Circuit and Family Courts as well as appeals of cases to the Michigan Court of Appeals and Supreme Court
  • prosecutes contempt proceedings when there has been a violation of a Personal Protection Order (PPO)
  • participates on behalf of the petitioner in mental health commitment hearings
  • provides assistance and input to the victims of serious criminal offenses
  • represents and gives advice to the county board of commissioners and other county departments on legal matters
  • reviews, authorizes and prosecutes civil actions to obtain financial support for children

Useful Links

County Prosecutors: www.michiganprosecutor.org/ Local Court: www.circuit46.org/ Sex Offender Registry: www.mipsor.state.mi.us/ State Courts: www.courts.michigan.gov/

Prosecutor Job Description

Prosecuting Attorney Job Description

Freedom of Information Act

FOIA Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms adopted 06-09-15 revised 8-8-17 Print and send completed FOIA request to: Prosecutor’s Office

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