In light of the current state of emergency, and pursuant to Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-02, the 31st District Court is closed to the public until April 14, 2020. During this time, the Court will only conduct arraignments and proceedings for in-custody criminal defendants. All other matters will be adjourned and parties will receive notice of the new date.
On criminal matters, all in-custody felony arraignments, probable cause conferences and preliminary examinations will continue as scheduled. As many proceedings as possible will be conducted remotely.
All out-of-custody misdemeanor matters are adjourned to a date after May 1, 2020. The Court will send a notice to appear once a new date has been set.
All non-emergency civil matters are adjourned to a date after May 1, 2020. Parties should contact the Court and each other to coordinate a new date.
All non-emergency landlord-tenant proceedings are adjourned to a date after May 1, 2020.
All traffic, civil infraction and ordinance violation hearings are adjourned to a date after May 1, 2020. The Court will send all parties a notice with their rescheduled dates.
Filings and payments can be sent by mail to the following address:
31st District Court
3401 Evaline Street
Hamtramck, MI 48212
Many items can be filed by FAX to (313) 782-4990.
Filings can be transmitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payments can be made online with a credit/debit card using the online payment system HERE.
Forms can be printed out from the Michigan Courts website. All SCAO forms are available HERE.
Many traffic civil infractions can be negotiated online HERE. NOTE: Please allow 24 - 72 hours from date of issue for the citation to populate in the system.
You can request a payment plan using the Past Due Case Review System HERE.