20th District Court

25637 Michigan Avenue,  Dearborn Heights,  MI 48125      313.277.7480        fax (313) 277-7141


Mark J. Plawecki

District Court Judge

David D. Turfe
District Court Chief 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
** Payment plans are available subject to approval **
  Payment Installment Agreement

The Court is open 9am - 5pm  for:  Payments, Filings, questions, receiving letters, and requested hearings 
                                            **  FACE COVERINGS  RECOMMENDED  **
JOB POSTING(s): (click links)  
Employee Application 
Part-time Clerk

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. **
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. **
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
**** ARRAIGNMENTS Monday - Friday at 9:00 am ****
(Court Holidays)

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



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