Civil

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 $6,000 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.

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 - 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

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