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Contact the Courthouse

Main Phone Number: 248-758-3800

Administration: 248-758-3815

Criminal: 248-758-3820

Traffic/Parking: 248-758-3878

Civil: 248-758-3880

Probation: 248-758-3811

The Court’s Violations Bureau processes all traffic tickets, both Civil Infractions and Misdemeanors, that may be paid by statute without a Court appearance.


Court Docket and Record Search

To access the daily docket, click below:
50th District Court Docket

To search court documents, click below:
Court Document Search


Court Parking Options

​Visitors to the Court may park on any street located in the downtown Pontiac area. This parking is metered. Parking is also available at the southwest corner of Saginaw and Huron (M59) streets. The fee is $3. 


Directions to the Court

The 50th District Court is located on the northeast corner of Saginaw and Huron (M59) Streets. The Courthouse is in the Judge William J. Waterman Hall of Justice Building.


Drop Box

An after hours drop box is available 24 hours per day. It is located at the front of the Court House near the door. The Court accepts credit and debit card payments (Visa, Master Card, Discover) and personal checks with proper identification in most instances. Bonds posted must be in cash, certified check or surety.


Make Court Payments Online

The Court accepts payments online using Visa, MasterCard, Discover or Electronic Check.

Fines & Fees

For past due, suspended FAC/FCJ citations or for Probation Department payments: you must call the Court to obtain the exact amount needed to clear your past due, suspended or probation matters.