The 36th District Court has exclusive jurisdiction over the following matters occurring within the City of Detroit:
General Civil: Lawsuits seeking damages up to $25,000.
Landlord-Tenant: Disputes between a landlord and tenant(s).
Small Claims: Money disputes up to $6,500.
Criminal: Felony offenses from arraignment through preliminary examination and misdemeanor offenses.
Traffic: Misdemeanor citations/tickets including statute and ordinance violations and civil infractions.