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45th District Court


 

General Civil

General Civil cases are lawsuits between two or more parties seeking resolution of disputes involving amounts of $25,000 or less. These damages may include pain and suffering, emotional distress, financial or other losses.

Persons (An individual has or both parties have) the following rights:

CORPORATIONS MUST BE REPRESENTED BY AN ATTORNEY.

The prevailing parties are responsible for collection of judgments. Collection remedies include periodic and non-perodic garnishments, state income tax refund garnishment, execution against property and creditors exam.

When filing a General Civil lawsuit in the 45th District Court:

General Civil - Forms click here

General Civil - Filing Fees

Amount of damages claimed

Filing Fee

$1 - $600

$25

$601 - $1,750

$45

$1,751 - $10,000

$65

$10,001 - $25,000

$150
Claim and Delivery $65 possession plus the above money damages

General Civil - Service Fees

Mileage/Service Fees:

$26 plus        
         
Allen Park $13   Milford $11
Ann Arbor $14   Mt. Clemens $12
Auburn Hills $9   Northville $10
Avon Twp. $10   Novi $10
Berkley $4   Oak Park $3
Beverly Hills $4   Orchard Lake $8
Birmingham $5   Oxford $11
Bloomfield Hills/Twp. $6   Plymouth $11
Canton Twp. $11   Pontiac $8
Centerline $6   Redford $7
Clawson $5   River Rouge $12
Clinton Twp. $12   Rochester $10
Dearborn $11   Romeo $11
Detroit $9   Romulus $12
Drayton Plains $10   Roseville $8
East Pointe $10   Royal Oak $4
Ecorse $13   South Lyon $11
Farmington/Hills $6   Southfield $4
Ferndale $4   Southgate $13
Franklin $4   St. Clair Shores $10
Fraser $8   Sterling Heights $7
Garden City $11   Taylor $13
Grosse Pte. Park $10   Trenton $13
Hamtramck $10   Troy $5
Harper Woods $10   Union Lake $10
Hazel Park $5   Utica $9
Highland Park $9   Walled Lake $10
Inkster $11   Warren $6
Keego Harbor $8   Waterford $10
Lake Orion $10   Wayne $12
Lathrup Village $4   West Bloomfield $7
Lincoln Park $13   Westland $11
Livonia $8   Wixom $10
Madison Heights $4   Wyandotte $13
Melvindale $12   Ypsilanti $13
         
     
         
Garnishments  $20 plus mileage     
($6 Disclosure fee)        
Writ of Eviction $37 plus mileage    
Writ of Execution $37 plus mileage