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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 two magistrates, 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.  The 55th District Court in Mason handles all other cases arising in Ingham County, including these areas:

  • Dansville
  • Delhi Township
  • Mason
  • Meridian Township (Okemos)
  • Lansing Township
  • Leslie
  • Stockbridge
  • Webberville
  • Williamston
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.