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.
Click here to join a Zoom Court proceeding. You will then to enter the Meeting ID.
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.
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The 47th District Court is Open for Walk-in Business.
The Court may schedule preliminary examinations and bench trials, as well as certain other hearings requiring direct testimony, as in-person events. Other case events shall continue to be scheduled for remote hearings via Zoom.
All traffic hearings shall continue as remote case events via Zoom.
Until further notice, small claim hearings shall continue as remote events.
Appointments with probation officers shall continue as remote events via Zoom.
A mask covering mouth and nose shall continue to be required in the courtroom of Judge Marla Parker.
Face coverings shall not be required for building entry or in other parts of the facility.
Face coverings continue to be encouraged for anyone entering the building that has not been vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus.
Magistrate Court hearings will be live streamed on YouTube.
Click 47th District Courtroom 1
to be directed to the live stream.
47th Judicial District Court Judges and Magistrates
Judge James B. Brady
Judge Marla E. Parker
Magistrate Brandy Hart
Magistrate Matthew Friedrich
Magistrate Michael Sawicky
Screening Policy All individuals entering the courthouse must proceed through security screening. For security reasons, no liquids – including coffee and water bottles – are allowed to be brought into the courthouse.