Civil Division

Effective immediately, 52-3 District Court will accept appearances only by fax or email.  All other pleadings must be mailed or delivered to 700 Barclay Circle, Rochester Hills, MI 48307


The Civil Division of the 52nd District Court 3rd Division handles General Civil Cases, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Small Claims Cases, and Marriage Ceremonies.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 600.8321(1), MCR 2.103(B), and MCR 3.106, the following named individual is appointed in the 52nd District Court - 3rd Division for the purpose of serving civil process, which includes directing the seizure of personal and/or real property, and/or executing evictions:

  • Chad Chandler 248-390-8260

Please refer to judicial bios for protocols specific to each Judge