IMPORTANT NOTICE TO LANDLORDS
The Civil Division of the Court receives and processes all filings for general civil claims up to $25,000.00, small claims up to $5,000.00, landlord/tenant evictions, land contract forfeiture, claim and delivery actions, and weddings. The clerks are not allowed to give legal advice. They merely accept your filings and the associated fee. When appropriate, they schedule a hearing. The procedures to be followed are contained in the Michigan Court Rules. Any questions should be referred to your attorney.
Corporations must be represented by an attorney, except in the small claims division, where a corporation may be represented by an officer or full time employee who has direct and personal knowledge of the facts in dispute. Partnerships may be represented by a general partner or full time employee who has direct and personal knowledge of the facts in dispute.
The court does not accept pleadings by FAX
Collection of a Money Judgment
Forms - under construction
Interest Rates for Money Judgments
Landlord Tenant/Land Contract Forfeiture
Mediation - under construction
Process Server Fees
Small Claims Division