Jurisdiction of the District Court

The 81st District court handles the following cases:

  • Traffic and ordinance violations
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Misdemeanor criminal cases
  • Preliminary hearings for felony criminal cases
  • Small Claims Court
  • Civil cases with claims up to $25,000
  • Weddings

Forms Available Online

All Michigan State Court Administrative Office approved forms are available at the SCAO web site at: