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47th District Court

47th District Court
31605 W. Eleven Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
(248) 871-2900
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
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The 47th Judicial District Court is a limited jurisdiction court serving the cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills. The Court has jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors, civil cases in which the amount in dispute is $25,000 or less, parking violations, traffic violations and other civil infractions, landlord-tenant disputes, and small claims matters. In addition, the Court has initial jurisdiction on criminal felony cases for the purpose of determining probable cause.



Online Payments for Traffic, Criminal or Probation

Within 14 days of the date the ticket was issued click here.

If it is 15 or more days after the date the ticket was issued click here.

Any ticket issued by Michigan State Police (MSP) must be processed using the 15 or more days link.
If after 14 days, call the Court at 248-871-2920 to confirm the amount due as late fees may apply.


47th District Court Building47th Judicial District Court Judges and Magistrates

Judge James B. Brady
Judge Marla E. Parker

Magistrate Matthew Friedrich
Magistrate Dennis J. Pheney
Magistrate Michael Sawicky

Screening Policy All individuals entering the courthouse must proceed through security screening. CAMERA CELL PHONES ARE PROHIBITED IN THE COURTHOUSE AND MUST BE LEFT IN YOUR VEHICLE. For security reasons, no liquids – including coffee and water bottles – are allowed to be brought into the courthouse.