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Chief Judge William C. McConico presides over the Court and oversees 28 judges and 6 magistrates. Court Administrator LaWanda Crosby provides daily oversight for the non-judicial functions of the Court and approximately 300 staff.
The 36th District Court is dedicated to administering justice in an equitable, impartial, and timely manner in accordance with the rule of law.
The 36th District Court is the largest district court in the state of Michigan and one of the busiest courts in the United States. More people have contact with the district court than any other court. For this reason, it is often referred to as the "People's Court".
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Feb 26, 2024
The 36th District Court will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024 in observance of Good Friday. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, April 1, 2024.
The 36th District Court will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024 in observance of Good Friday. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, April 1, 2024.

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Jan 22, 2024
36th District Court Legal Self-Help Center
36th District Court Legal Self-Help Center

Get access to free legal information, court forms, and step-by-step instructions.

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Jul 21, 2023
36th District Court Fully Reopening to the Public July 24, 2023
36th District Court Fully Reopening to the Public July 24, 2023

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Jul 12, 2023
Landlord/Tenant Docket - Virtual First Hearings to Resume
Landlord/Tenant Docket - Virtual First Hearings to Resume

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Aug 20, 2022 ALERT
Please be advised that the 36th District Court is NOT currently running an amnesty program. Any future event will be posted on the Court's official website and social media accounts.
Please be advised that the 36th District Court is NOT currently running an amnesty program. Any future event will be posted on the Court's official website and social media accounts.

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Mar 17, 2022
36th District Court Treatment Court Programs Receive National Recognition
36th District Court Treatment Court Programs Receive National Recognition

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Feb 11, 2021
Phone Pay/Interactive Voice Recognition (IVR) ​
Phone Pay/Interactive Voice Recognition (IVR) ​

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Jan 19, 2021
Behind on rent payments or facing an eviction? Click here for assistance.
Behind on rent payments or facing an eviction? Click here for assistance.

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Mar 6, 2019
View Court Dates for Landlord-Tenant & Summary Proceedings
View Court Dates for Landlord-Tenant & Summary Proceedings

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