State of Emergency Procedure
For the protection of all during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 48th District Court remains closed to the public. The Court remains fully operational during regular business hours to perform court services, and is conducting court proceedings by way of video conferencing technology.
Walk-in arraignments and other in-person business will not be handled at this time.
All documents, pleadings, signed waivable tickets or any other filings may be submitted by mail, delivery service or deposited in the Court's drop box located near the front entrance of the courthouse. Items placed in the drop box after 4:00 p.m., will be posted as received on the Court's next business day.
Telephone calls will be accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, excluding legal holidays.
Remote proceedings can be accessed via Zoom for the courtrooms below, by logging in with the associated Meeting ID:
When Entering the virtual courtroom, please remain silent.
Judge Marc Barron: 297 330 6053
Judge Kimberly Small: 356 222 5556
Judge Diane D'Agostini: 878 792 9161
Remote proceedings for the 48th District Court Magistrate's courtroom can be accessed via the YouTube channel by clicking on the link below.
48th District Court Magistrate
PLEASE NOTE: Any recording of a court proceeding held by
video or teleconference, including “screen shots” or other visual copying of a
hearing, is absolutely prohibited. Violation of these prohibitions may result
in sanctions, including removal of court-issued media credentials, restricted entry
to future hearings, denial of entry to future hearings, or any other sanctions
deemed necessary by the court. Members of the press and public are also
expected to mute their phones and to not disrupt proceedings in any manner.