About Us

PURSUANT TO THE MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS, THE 40TH DISTRICT COURT BUILDING IS CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC for most business matters.  the court is hearing most cases via zoom virtual courtroom technology.  limited matters are being heard in-person.  please click the "Returning to court - covid-19 protocols" tab to learn more about current court functions. 

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.

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


Staff


 

40TH DISTRICT COURT

27701 Jefferson Ave
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081

       P: #(586) 445-5280
F: #(586) 774-5430 

Hours 


Monday - Friday 
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Chief Judge 
Mark A. Fratarcangeli

 
 Judicial Assistant
P: #(586) 445-5383
Email

Judge Joseph C. Oster

 


 Judicial Assistant
P: #(586) 445-5385
Email

Andrea R. Strassburg

  
40th District Court Administrator
P: #(586) 445-5280 

​Probation Department

P:  #(586) 445-5284