Effective immediately, 52-4 District Court will accept appearances only by fax or email.  All other pleadings must be mailed or delivered to 520 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy MI  48084

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 $6,500 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.

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

‚ÄčIf you have an open case in 52-4 District Court, please note that any and all address, telephone number, or email changes must be made in writing to the court (