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54-A District Court
The Civil Department handles Small Claims cases, Landlord/Tenant cases and General Civil cases. We are located on the 5th floor of Lansing City Hall.
Additional information on the types of cases handled in district court, and assistance with handling your case, may be available online from the
Michigan Legal Help Program.
Court clerks are available to provide assistance and procedural information regarding civil cases. However, court clerks are prohibited from giving legal advice.
If you have questions regarding where a property is located, you may contact a city assessor. Court staff cannot provide this information.
There are agencies that may be able to provide housing or other financial assistance.
Click here for a list.
Zoom Meeting ID's
Judge Louise Alderson: Meeting ID# 318-569-6632
Judge Stacia Buchanan: Meeting ID# 862-675-5554
Judge Kristen D. Simmons: Meeting ID# 876-493-1931
Judge Cynthia M. Ward: Meeting ID# 934-285-9288
Magistrate Laura Millmore: Meeting ID# 216-101-7816
Here is a listing of Court Officers who are authorized to serve documents for Civil Actions.
List of Authorized Court Officers.pdf
General Civil Forms
Landlord / Tenant Cases
Small Claims Cases
Small Claims Forms
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