40th District Court


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

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

PROBATION:


 reporting probation appointments are being conducted by telephone and/or zoom technology.  Questions relating to probation may be directed to the individual probation officers as follows:

PO KEELAN - #(586) 445-5285
  EMAIL
PO SCAGLIONE - #(586) 445-5294  EMAIL


LOCATION:
The courthouse is located on the northwest corner of Eleven Mile Road and Jefferson Avenue, two major thoroughfares in the city of St. Clair Shores. The area surrounding the building is a mix of government offices, businesses and private homes. 

The St. Clair Shores Police Department is located south of the courthouse (southwest corner of the intersection), directly across Eleven Mile Road. The Public Library and City Hall are located on the southeast corner of Eleven Mile Road and Jefferson Avenue, diagonally across from the courthouse.

Please note: When the court is closed to the public, a drop box is available (to pay most tickets) 24 hours a day. The drop box is installed to the left of the front door.


                                  View Case Records:  Click Here

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


Staff


  • Chief Judge Honorable Mark A. Fratarcangeli
  • Honorable Judge Joseph Craigen Oster
  • District Court Magistrate: Honorable Mary Beth Leija
  • District Court Magistrate: Honorable Mark Metry
  • Court Administrator: Andrea R. Strassburg