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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.

Pay Traffic Citations

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

Internet System

Please CLICK HERE for our new payment system. Please be advised there is a 4% fee with a $3.00 minimum to use our web based payment application.

Closing for 2021

THE 17TH DISTRICT COURT WILL OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS FOR 2021

Date Closed   Holiday
January 1, 2021   New Year's Day
January 18, 2021   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 15, 2021   President's Day
April 2, 2021   Good Friday
May 31, 2021   Memorial Day
July 5, 2021   Independence Day (Observed)
September 6, 2021   Labor Day
October 11, 2021   Columbus Day
November 11, 2021   Veteran's Day  
November 25, 26, 2021   Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24, 27, 2021    Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
December 31, 2021    New Years Eve
January 3, 2022   New Years Day (Observed)
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 civillandlord/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).
Announcements

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PLEASE BE ADVISED:  If you have received a text about a warrant with the 17th District Court, your number may have been pulled in error.  If you want to look up your case please see the case lookup below.  If you have a warrant, please call the court to resolve the matter.  If not, please disregard the text.

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If you are a landlord or tenant with questions about evictions, funding for back rent, or legal aid, please visit our Landlord-Tenant webpage by clicking here.

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If you are interested in setting aside a conviction, Court Staff is here to help you.  Please appear In Person at the court to file your motion to set aside conviction. 

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Do you have a traffic ticket that you received in Redford that you'd like to Dispute?  Please try our Online Dispute Resolution Tool by clicking here.

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Have you received a ticket from the Redford Building Department?  If your ticket has been filed with the Court, you will need to resolve the matter through the 17th District Court. Please contact a clerk for more information.

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Would you like to make a payment for your court fees?  Please visit 17districtcourtpay.com

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Would you like to schedule your hearing by ZOOM?  We can do that!  Please fill out the MC 505 form and email it to a clerk! Click HERE

Please also review your Advice of Rights prior to your court date here.

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Did you know that most of our online services can be accessed 24 hours using our Kiosk?  Stop by the 17th District Court's vestibule to try it out.

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Turn in Policy: If a Bench Warrant has been issued for your arrest, you must turn yourself in at the court.  A judge is available for turn ins on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 am.  If a judge is unavailable when you appear at the court, we will schedule your hearing for another day.

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To Contact a Criminal Clerk:   criminalclerk17thdc@gmail.com

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To Contact a Civil Clerk: civilclerk17thdc@gmail.com

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The 17th District Court is operating in a limited access format, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:15 pm.  Feel free to call our main line at (313) 387 - 2790 or check in on our Kiosk located in the vestibule of the new courthouse.

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The Court is handling cases and taking in-person payments during normal business hours. Please contact a clerk for more information.

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If you have received a notification in the mail regarding a tax garnishment issued by the 17th District Court against you, your taxes may be garnished by the court for unpaid court fines and costs.  The tax garnishment will remain in effect until your fines and costs are paid in full.

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***If you've received a traffic citation, you must respond to the ticket within 14 days***

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The 17th District Court is NOT currently participating in an Amnesty Program. A flyer is currently circulating on the internet but it is Fake News.

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***Please be advised:  The Court will be closed Monday, October 11, 2021.

There is a 24-hour locked drop box available for payments in the court's vestibule.  Also, payments can be made through our online portal by visiting www.17districtcourtpay.com.

The Court will reopen promptly at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. 

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If you'd like to look up a 17th District Court record please click HERE

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