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Probation Department

What is Probation?

A sentence to probation allows the defendant to live in the community under the supervision of a probation officer. The primary function of the Probation Department is to supervise probationers to ensure they comply with the terms and conditions of the court's order.

The maximum term of probation in District Court is two years.

If sentenced to probation, you should:
  • Follow the terms stated on your probation order
  • Be honest with your probation officer
  • Be on time for appointments
  • Appear for all scheduled court appearances
  • Inform your probation officer of any changes regarding your address, phone number, employment, living situations, legal status, other court dates
  • Avoid associating with people who engage in any illegal activity


Other Ingham County Probation Departments
  • 54B District Court Probation, E. Lansing 517-351-7026
  • 55th District Court Probation, Mason 517-676-8422
  • 30th Circuit Court Probation, 303 W. Kalamazoo, Suite 90, Lansing MI 48933, 517-483-6100 (Serves adults whose offense is a felony or high misdemeanor adjudication)
  • Ingham County Family Court, Lansing 517-483-6105 (Serves juveniles whose offense occurred in Ingham County)
  • Ingham County Parole Office, Lansing 517-334-8288 (Provides supervision to adult offenders upon release from prison)
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.

(517) 483-4424