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54-A District Court back

Filing Fees

Small Claims Filing Fees
Claim up to $600 $30.00
Claim over $600 to $1750 $50.00
Claim over $1750 to $5500 $70.00
Summary Proceedings(Landlord/Tenant) Filing Fees
Possession of premises $55.00
Writ of eviction $15.00
Additional Fees if Asking for Money Judgment
  • claim up to $600 $35.00
  • claim over $600 to $1750 $55.00
  • claim over $1750 to $10,000 $75.00
  • claim over $10,000 $160.00
General Civil Filing Fees
Claim up to $600 $35.00
Claim over $600 to $1750 $55.00
Claim over $1750 to $10,000 $75.00
Claim over $10,000 $160.00
Claim and Delivery (GZ)* $75.00

*If a request for money damages in joined with a Claim and Delivery claim, additional filing fees are due in the same amount as the General Civil fee schedule.

THE ABOVE FEES ARE EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2016, AND INCLUDE THE ELECTRONIC FILING FEE.

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