6/27/16: Effective immediately, a ban on open burning in the City of Lansing has been enacted by the Lansing Fire Department until further notice.

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General Information

WE INVITE YOU TO READ THE 54-A District Court Annual Report for 2015 HERE.


In Michigan, District Courts have jurisdiction over:

  • Lawsuits involving damages up to $25,000
  • Landord-tenant cases
  • Small claims
  • Traffic violations
  • Misdemeanors
  • Preliminary examinations in felony cases

54-A District Court has 4 judges and one magistrate, a probation department, criminal and traffic department, and civil department.  Information about the judges, departments, and court operations is available from the pages menu.

54-A District Court has jurisdiction over the City of Lansing, and is the largest district court in Ingham County. The 54-B District Court has jurisdiction over cases in East Lansing, and the 55th District Court in Mason handles all other cases arising in Ingham County.

54A-District Court
6th Floor City Hall
124 W Michigan Ave
Lansing ,MI 48933
(517) 483-4433

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.