20th District Court

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25637 Michigan Avenue,  Dearborn Heights,  MI 48125      313.277.7480


STATE SEALMark J. Plawecki
District Court Chief Judge

David D. Turfe
District Court Judge


Payment Options:
- Online
 by clicking the following link allpaid.com using PLC 6715
- Dropping off to drop box (brown) located outside the building 
- Postal Mail

*Beginning July 6, 2021
The Court will be open 9am - 5pm (limited capacity) for:  Payments, Filings, questions, receiving letters, and requested hearings -  MOST hearings remain virtual
                                            **  FACE COVERINGS  REQUIRED  **
                                        **  SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED **

JOB POSTING(s): (click links)  
Employee Application 
no postings available
                                                 

Helpful Resources :
* Please visit https://michiganlegalhelp.org/ for legal help & court forms*
**(explanation letter/form) may be emailed to 20dcre@gmail.com
or you may request a virtual explanation hearing by email- be sure to add in the subject line "Virtual Explanation Hearing Request"

** May email 20dcre@gmail.com for hearing request on civil infraction/parking tickets or general questions.
** May email 20dc.civil@gmail.com
 for general questions ONLY (no filings) for General Civil, Small Claims, or Landlord Tenant cases
 Staff will be available for phone calls 9 - 11:30am and 1:30 -5pm.  

**Warrants - please contact the court at (313) 277-7480 or email 20dcre@gmail.com for questions. **
                                          
Hearings will be handled remotely to the maximum extent possible indefinitely.   Some hearings will be scheduled that require in-person appearance, this will be done by appointment only - no walk-in hearings. 
 Staff will be available for phone calls 9 - 11:30am and 1:30 -5pm

Our goal is to keep our workforce & patrons healthy.  That being said, please do not come to the court if:
-  You are sick
-  Have been exposed to someone who has been sick
-  Have a compromised immune system
-  Have traveled internationally within the last 14 days
*   We encourage users to make payments online, request court dates, submit letters of explanations via  email or postal mail. **
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
**** ARRAIGNMENTS Monday - Friday at 9:00 am ****
(Court Holidays)

LOCATION
25637 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn Heights, MI  48125
Southeast corner of Michigan Ave & Beech Daly

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TELEPHONE
313.277.7480

ADA Coordinator:  Michelle Adkins
Request for Reasonable Accommodations click here (mc 70)
Grievance Procedure under the ADA act click here (instructions)


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