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Filing Fees

Small Claims Filing Fees
claim up to $600 $25.00
claim over $600 to $1750 $45.00
claim over $1750 to $5500 $65.00
Summary Proceedings(Landlord/Tenant) Filing Fees
possession of premises $45.00
writ of eviction $15.00
**Supplemental Fees for Money Judgment
claim up to $600 $25.00
claim over $600 to $1750 $45.00
claim over $1750 to $10,000 $65.00
claim over $10,000 $150.00
General Civil Filing Fees
claim up to $600 $25.00
claim over $600 to $1750 $45.00
claim over $1750 to $10,000 $65.00
claim over $10,000 $150.00
other than money judgment (e.g. claim & delivery) $65.00

EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2016, AN ADDITIONAL FEE WILL BE DUE AT FILING:

• Add $5.00 for Small Claims cases
• Add $10.00 for General Civil cases
• Add $10.00 for Landlord/Tenant cases
• Add $20.00 for Civil or Landlord/Tenant cases seeking money damages and another type of relief (e.g. return of property)

Miscellaneous Fees Filing Fees
Motion Fee (on all cases above) $20.00
Writs of Garnishment $15.00
Judgment Debtor Discovery Subpoena $15.00
Request and Order to Seize Property $15.00
Jury Demand Fee $50.00
Appeal from District Court $25.00
Certified or Exemplified Copies $10.00
Each additional page $1.00

Please refer to the Fax Policy if faxing documents.

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

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

Civil Department:
(517) 483-4426