you are charged with a misdemeanor violation, such as driving under
the influence, leaving the scene of an accident or an ordinance
violation, you may be issued a ticket or placed under arrest. In
either case, you must appear in court for arraignment.
At that time, you will be informed of your legal rights, and
asked to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty. You have the right be
represented by an attorney at this and at all other hearings.
PAY TICKETS BY 24-hour method (Located in the Court Lobby):
– Do not deposit cash!
Make check or money orders payable to the 36th District
Court. Place the ticket number on your check or money order and
place in the slot.
Payment by Mail
– Do no mail cash! Make check or money order payable to the 36th
District Court. Place the citation number on check or money order
and, send to:
Detroit, MI 48226
ATTENTION: FINANCE UNIT
– Kiosks are located on the first and second floors for payment of
civil infractions only.
On-Line (Civil Infractions Only)
www.36thdistrictcourt.org. Click the Pay Tickets Here link and
enter the applicable information.