The Civil Division of the 52-4 District Court provides a court to be used by people without the aid of attorneys to settle monetary disputes of $5,500 or less, or to acquire some type of fair settlement.
You do not need to know anything about the law to bring a suit in small claims court. Since lawyers are not allowed to argue cases for clients, you don't need a lawyer. You simply state your case in your own words. After both sides have been heard, the judge or magistrate decides on who is right.
52-4 Civil Division handles the following:
52nd District Court Civil Forms
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 600.8321(1), MCR 2.103(B), and MCR 3.106, the following named individuals are appointed in the 52nd District Court - 4th Division for the purpose of serving civil process, which includes directing the seizure of personal and/or real property, and/or executing evictions:
- Tim Sutherland/Daniel Sutherland 586-939-0700