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45th District Court


 
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45th District Court

13600 Oak Park Boulevard

Oak Park, Michigan 48237-2006

Telephone: (248) 691-7440 Fax: (248) 691-7158

 

The court is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for holidays.

The 45th District Court encompasses the Charter Township of Royal Oak, and the Cities of Huntington Woods, Oak Park, and Pleasant Ridge. The 45th District Court is served by two elected judges and two appointed magistrates, with daily operations directed by Court Administrator Nancy Waldmann.

The 45th District Court has exclusive jurisdiction over:

  • civil litigation up to $25,000
  • small claims disputes in which the claim does not exceed $5,500
  • all landlord-tenant disputes and land contract forfeitures
  • criminal misdemeanors where punishment does not exceed one year imprisonment at a county jail.
  • felony cases-where punishment exceeds one year of imprisonment. The district court only handles arraignments, setting/accepting bail, and preliminary examinations on felony cases.
  • traffic and parking violations

Court Divisions
The 45th court is comprised of five divisions:

The information presented in this web site is solely for informative purposes only. It is not intended to be construed as legal advice. All fines and costs are subject to change without notice at any time