21st District Court
All business offices at the 21st District Court will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day.
The 21st District Court is currently in Phase 2 of reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, the Court is closed to the general public except for essential functions relating to health and safety, while safeguarding rights guaranteed by our Constitution.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED
Face coverings are required to enter the court facility.
LIVE STREAMING OF COURT PROCEEDINGS
By order of this Court, no individual or entity, without first having the expressed written authorization of a Judge of the 21st District Court, shall copy, photograph, video record, audio record, alter, re-stream, rebroadcast, retransmit and/or duplicate the contents of any video that is streamed or published by this Court. Any violations of this Order shall be handled at the discretion of the presiding judge, and may result in contempt proceedings.
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COVID-19 Emergency Operation Plan
March 30, 2021
Pursuant to the Michigan Supreme Court Order 2020-1, the 21st District Court will be closed to the public through Friday, April 30, 2021. To comply with this Administrative Order the court will be holding all hearings by Zoom, unless otherwise arranged.
Payments can still be made during this time with the following payment options:
- Calling the court directly at (734) 793-1680 during Hours of Operation. Payments made in this manner must be made by credit card or debit card with a credit card logo (Visa, Mastercard, America Express, etc.) and the name on the card must match the name of the person submitting the payment.
- Online payments can be made here. Online payments can also be made by using the kiosk located in the lobby of the courthouse.
- Mailing a check or money order payable to the 21st District Court at 6000 Middlebelt Road, Garden City, Michigan 48135. Please reference the case number on the check or money order.
- Placing a check or money order payable to the 21st District Court in the drop box outside of the Garden City City Hall/21st District Court building. The drop box is located on the north end of the building. Please reference the case number on the check or money order and place the payment in an envelope addressed to the 21st District Court, as the court shares the drop box with city hall.
Additional information regarding matters scheduled at the 21st District Court during this time:
- All criminal and traffic cases at the 21st District Court are proceeding as scheduled via Zoom unless otherwise arranged.
- All Jury trials are will be scheduled in accordance with the 21st District Court's Local Administrative Order (LAO).
- All General Civil, Small Claims, and Landlord-Tenant cases are proceeding as scheduled via Zoom unless otherwise arranged.
- All probation appointments will be conducted via telephone call unless otherwise arranged. Please contact the Probation Director if you have questions regarding probation matters by calling (734) 793-1688 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need to contact the court, please call (734) 793-1680.