The District Court is comprised of four divisions:
- Civil Division handles cases that involve money or damage claims, as well as landlord/tenant evictions.
- Criminal Division is responsible for processing paperwork filed by the police departments, state law and local ordinance prosecutors.
- Traffic Division processes citations written by police departments and zoning violations.
- Probation Department is responsible for conducting pre-sentence investigations, alcohol assessments, probation violation hearings and supervision of offenders.
Michael D. Carpenter, Presiding Judge
Gerald J. Ladwig, Attorney Magistrate
Information regarding the recent changes to the Michigan Secretary of State's Driver Responsibility Fees can be found by clicking the following link:
District Court observes the following federal holidays:
1/1/19 New Year's Day
1/21/19 Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
2/18/19 President's Day
4/19/19 Good Friday
5/27/19 Memorial Day
7/4/19 Independence Day
9/2/19 Labor Day
11/11/19 Veteran's Day
11/29/19 Day after Thanksgiving
12/24/19 Christmas Eve
12/31/19 New Year's Eve