47th District Court
31605 W. Eleven Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
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.
47th Judicial District Court Judges and Magistrates
Judge James B. Brady
Judge Marla E. Parker
Magistrate Matthew Friedrich
Magistrate Dennis J. Pheney
Magistrate Michael Sawicky
Attention Attorneys, Creditors and those seeking garnishments at 47th District:
On August 20, 2015, the 47th District Court will be piloting the GarnIT application. This will automate the business process for issuing State Income Tax Garnishments.
Access the GarnIt Website
Instructions on how to use Garnit
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.