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Will your child be prepared to make the right choices in life? Listen as Judge Julie Nicholson talks about the program and discusses what parents can do to help their child make good decisions.

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The 52nd District Court, 3rd Division has three (3) judges: Hon. Julie A. Nicholson, Hon. Nancy T. Carniak, Hon. Lisa L. Asadoorian and a full support staff who provide quality judicial services to southeast Michigan residents within their jurisdiction.

52/3 is separated into four primary divisions including:
  • Traffic Division processes citations written by police departments.
  • Civil Division handles cases that involve money or damage claims, and landlord/tenant disputes.
  • Criminal Division processes paperwork from police departments, state law and ordinance prosecutors. Cases involve misdemeanor offenses, both traffic and non-traffic.
  • Probation Department responsible for supervision of probationers, conducting pre-sentence investigations, alcohol assessments, and probation violation hearings.
Please note that parties to a case should not have direct contact with a judge via email or telephone.
ADA Accommodations
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, 52/3 District Court invites individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations to participate in court hearings or other court business to complete the Request for Accommodations Form and file it with the court as soon as possible to avoid delays. ADA Coordinator: Thomas D. Fuentes - 248-853-5553.
Please clickhere to review the ADA Grievance Procedure document.
Language Access Plan
In accordance with the Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order 2013-8, the 52nd District Court has established a Language Access Plan which can be reviewedhere. If language interpretation services are needed, please contact the coordinator, Thomas D. Fuentes - 248-853-5553.

In accordance with the Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order 2014-25, the 52nd District Court has established a Videoconferencing procedure.
  • To review specific system software/licensing requirements, click here.
  • To make a request for a video conference at 52/3 District Court (Rochester Hills), please click here.
Access, Inspection, Reproduction, and Creation of Court Records
Click here to review AO2015-01.

Local Administrative Orders
Click here to access links to all active 52nd District Court Administrative Orders.

 Contact Info

700 Barclay Circle
Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA
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Phone: 248-853-5553
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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