17th District Court

15111 Beech Daly
Redford Township, MI 48239

(Located on the west side of Beech Daly Road, one block south of 5 Mile Road)

Phone:  313-387-2790

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 4:15 pm

*Our Clerks are not allowed to provide legal advice.  Please click here if you have legal questions:  michiganlegalhelp.org.

17th District Court - Probation Department

Probation Director:  Matthew Sawicki

Officer Michael Stetz
(313) 387-2716

Officer Muriel Laforge
(313) 387-2717

Probation Fax: (313) 387-2706

*Probation is granted to a defendant in lieu of a jail sentence.  Failure to comply with the terms of probation may result in incarceration.

*You must report to all probation appointment dates. Work is not considered an excuse to miss an appointment. If you have missed an appointment, you will receive a court date in the mail at the address we have on file for you.

*If you are seeking permission to leave the State, you must submit a letter to your probation officer for the Judge to review. The Judge will determine whether or not to grant your request. 

* If you need to contact your probation officer please use the email address listed above.

* If you have missed a counseling session or class, it is your responsibility to reschedule. Please contact your counseling agency. 

Preliminary Breath Testing (PBT) for Alcohol: PBTs are conducted Monday through Friday at the 17th District Court from 8:30 am until 9:30 am. The cost of each test is $2.00. If you have been ordered to submit to daily alcohol testing, weekend and holiday testing is available at the Redford Police Department for $10.00 per test. For a list of Police Departments in Metro-Detroit offering PBTs click here

You must provide your probation officer documentation proving your weekend and holiday testing. Failure to comply with alcohol testing may result in a Probation Violation.