General Information:

The Court is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for holidays. The 45th District Court encompasses Charter Township of Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, and Pleasant Ridge. The 45th District is served by two elected judges and two appointed magistrates, with daily operations directed by Court Administrator, who is appointed by the judges.
The 45th District Court has exclusive jurisdiction over:

  • All civil litigation up to $25,000.00
  • All criminal misdemeanors (where punishment does not exceed one year)
  • The arraignment, setting, and acceptance of bail and conducting of preliminary examinations in felony cases (where punishment exceeds one year imprisonment)
  • All traffic and parking violations
  • Small claims disputes in which the claim does not exceed $3,000.00
  • All landlord-tenant disputes and land contract forfeitures
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    City of Oak Park
    13600 Oak Park Boulevard
    Oak Park, MI 48237