40th District Court

pursuant to the michigan supreme court administrative orders, The 40th district court building is closed to the general public.   

The 40th District Court is abiding by directives from the Michigan Supreme Court during the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, most hearings are being conducted remotely, via Zoom technology. The public may view court proceedings on YouTube Live. Every effort is being made to handle other existing court matters remotely or through other safe means.

Per Michigan Supreme Court directives, the 40th District Court will be following a phased approach for re-opening to the public. The court corresponds with local health officials frequently and is taking proactive measures to ensure the safety of both staff and the public when planning for the re-opening.

The court will continue to update the court website with information and guidance as we move forward and begin to safely open.

hearings/filings:

 
the cou

rt is conducting hearings remotely to the extent possible via zoom virtual court.  
  • EMERGENCY MOTIONS, FILINGS AND/OR NECESSARY PAPERWORK MAY BE faxed (#586.774.5430) or EMAILED TO THE court at clerk@40thdistrictcourt.org
  • many civil infraction tickets may be resolved by sending a letter to the court or by emailing the court.
  • the public may view hearings remotely via Youtube live in each courtroom.  please see the links below:
CLICK HERE TO VIEW JUDGE fratarcangeli'S COURTROOM

click here
 to view judge oster's courtroom

PAYMENTS:


payments on cases are being accepted in the following manners:  

  • Online:  Court website - see Left tab under "court fines & costs"
  • online:  www.govpaynow.com (use pay location code:  6008)
  • Phone:  1.888.604.7888 (use pay location code:  6008)
  • Mail:  27701 Jefferson ave., st. clair shores, mi 48081
  • drop box:  located near the front doors of the courthouse

                                  View Case Records:  Click Here

TEXT MESSAGE REMINDERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT TO SIGN UP @ #586.445.5280