District Court Criminal


Filings can be made to the court by fax at 517-543-1469, in person, or by mail. Email filings will not be accepted by the court.  

Making an Online Payment

Use our online portal to make payments.

Charges Requiring an Appearance

The following charges require a personal appearance before the Magistrate:

  • Allowing suspended driver to operate a motor vehicle
  • Commercial motor vehicle - driving out of service
  • Disobey police officer directing traffic
  • Drag racing
  • Driving while license suspended (DWLS) 1st Offense
  • Expired operator's license
  • Failed to possess carrying concealed weapons (CCW) license
  • Failed to provide information after an accident
  • Minor in possession (MIP) 1st Offense
  • No valid operator's license (unlicensed)
  • Possession of open intoxicants
  • Reckless driving
  • Violation of restricted operator's license

Before Appearing in Court

Please allow 5 calendar days before appearing or contacting the court for verification of your paperwork being received.