Pursuant to Michigan Court Rule 1.110, all payments of fines, costs, restitution and cost recovery are due at time of sentencing.

Payment of Fines and Costs may be made by:
  • By check
  • By money order
  • VISA, MasterCard or Discover**
  • Cash
  • Pay Online using Visa or MasterCard

Credit card or cash will only be accepted in person. If writing a check or money order, make payable to: 52-1 District Court.   

**Effective February 26, 2013, 52/1 District Court will begin charging an
Enhanced Access Fee on all credit card payments taken in person at the Court


Payments of Restitution or Cost Recovery:
Payment for restitution or cost recovery must be made in cash or cashier's check. Personal checks or money orders will not be accepted.

Payment of Bond:
Payment of bond must be in cash or cashier's check only. If you are posting a 10% bond, only 90% of the amount you post can be used towards fines and costs or returned to you. The Court keeps 10% of the amount posted.

Payment of Filing Fees:
Payments can be made by check, money order, credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover)** or cash. Credit card or cash will only be accepted in person. If sending a check or money order make payable to 52-1 District Court.