17th District Court

15111 Beech Daly
Redford, Michigan 48239
(Located on the west side of Beech Daly Road, one block south of 5 Mile Road)
Point-to-Point Driving Directions
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.

Pay Traffic Citations

To pay traffic citations issued in Redford Township by Credit Card click here for more information or follow the instructions below:

Phone System Payments

  1. Dial 1-800-272-9829
  2. Select option 3
  3. Enter the following jurisdiction code for the 17th District Court:  3240
  4. Follow the messages, inputting data where necessary
  5. Wait for confirmation number

Internet System

  1. Go to www.officialpayments.com
  2. Select "Local Payment" and enter the following zip code:  48239
  3. Select the 17th District Court and payment type you wish to make
  4. Submit the payment
  5. Wait for a confirmation number
Closings for 2017


Date Closed   Holiday
January 1, 2, 2018   New Year's Day
January 15, 2018   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 19, 2018   President's Day
March 30, 2018   Good Friday
May 28, 2018   Memorial Day
July 4, 2018   Independence Day
September 3, 2018   Labor Day
October 8, 2018
Columbus Day
November 12, 2018
Veteran's Day (Observed)
November 22, 23, 2018   Thanksgiving Holiday
 December 24, 25, 2017
 Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
December 31, 2018    New Years Eve
January 1, 2019   New Years Day


17th District Court Mission Statement

The 17th District Court is committed to ensuring a judicial system that is both understandable and accessible to the public we serve. We pledge equality and fairness to all. In order to achieve our mission we shall utilize all available resources and technology. We will combine the dedication, cooperation and integrity of our Staff with the leadership of our Judges and Administrators to provide quality service in all facets of our Court System.

Administration & Organization

The ADA and Language Access Coordinator for the Seventeenth District Court is Matthew Sawicki. 

  • Court Administration: Responsible for personnel and fiscal management, juror coordination, maintenance of case flow and docket management.
  • Criminal: Maintains criminal record keeping systems and the processing and scheduling of all misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses (more information).
  • Traffic & Ordinance: Responsible for maintaining court records on all traffic, ordinance and municipal civil infractions and the processing and scheduling of these cases (more information).
  • Civil Division: Maintains records on general civil, landlord/tenant and small claims cases and the scheduling and processing of these cases.
  • Probation Department: Responsible for the supervision and counseling referral of defendants placed on probation. The Probation Department also performs drug testing, breathalyzer testing, conducts alcohol assessments and pre-sentence investigations (more information).

**No cell phones are allowed in the courthouse**

Please be advised:  On Friday February 23, 2018 the Court will close early for an all staff in-service training.

Turn in Policy: If a Bench Warrant has been issued for your arrest, you may turn yourself in to the court any weekday, Monday through Friday, at 8:45 am and be seen by a Judge.


***Please be advised:  The Court will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018.

There is a 24-hour locked drive up, drop box available for payments in front of Town Hall.  Also, payments can be made through Official Payment Corporation for both internet and phone payments.

The Court will reopen promptly at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 2, 2018. ***


***Please Note: the Location of the 24 Hour Payment Dropbox has moved.  The New Location of the Drop Box is in Front of Town Hall.***