IN ACCORDANCE WITH MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER 2020-14 THE 51ST DISTRICT COURT HAS MOVED FORWARD TO PHASE 3, OF A FOUR PHASE PROCESS TO RETURN TO FULL CAPACITY. DURING THE CURRENT PHASE,
The court shall accept filings during this period as follows:
Filings not requiring a filing fee may be made by fax to (248) 674-4476.
All other filings should be made by mail, delivery service or deposited in the Court's drop box located near the front entrance of the courthouse.
Telephone calls will be accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding legal holidays.
If you have an outstanding bench warrant you are seeking to resolve, contact the court by phone at (248) 674-4655 and select option 3 from the menu.
Probation appointments shall continue to be conducted by telephone. Probationers should contact their probation officer for further information.
Remote proceedings can be accessed via Zoom for the courtrooms below, by logging in with the meeting ID:
When entering the virtual courtroom, please remain silent.
ADA Requests for Accommodations This administrative order is issued in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, as well as Michigan statutory law. The purpose of this order is to ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities have equal and full access to the justice system. Nothing in this order shall be construed to impose limitations or to invalidate the remedies, rights, and procedures accorded to any qualified individuals with disabilities under state or federal law.