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30th District Court

Address
12050 Wood Ward Ave Highland Park, MI 48203
Phone
313-252-0300
Fax
313-865-1115
Hours
8AM-4:30PM M-F
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1989, prior on index cards or docket books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

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31st District Court

Address
3401 Evaline Ave Hamtramck, MI 48212
Phone
313-876-7710
Fax
313-876-7724
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1989, prior on index cards

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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32 A District Court

Address
19617 Harper Ave Harper Woods, MI 48225
Phone
313-343-2590
Fax
313-343-2594
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records indexed by name and case number on computer, microfiche, and paper

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, fax, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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26-2 District Court

Address
3869 W Jefferson Ecorse, MI 48229
Phone
313-386-7900
Fax
313-928-5956
Hours
9AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1992, prior on index cards

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, fax

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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36th District Court

Address
421 Madison Detroit, MI 48226
Phone
313-965-2200
Fax
313-965-4074
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims Under $3000
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released
General Note
Small Claims phone number is 313-965-5972.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, DOB; SSN helpful

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 1987.

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search, address

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19th District Court

Address
16077 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48126
Phone
313-943-2060
Fax
313-943-3071
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, offense, date of offense

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1987, prior on docket books

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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20th District Court

Address
25637 Michigan Ave Dearborn Heights, MI 48125
Phone
313-277-7480
Fax
313-277-7141
Hours
9AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 4/1991, prior records on microfiche or books

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

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21st District Court

Address
6000 Middlebelt Rd Garden City, MI 48135
Phone
734-793-1680
Fax
734-793-1681
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1989, prior on books, microfilm, and cards

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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16th District Court

Address
32765 Five Mile Rd Livonia, MI 48154-5498
Phone
734-466-2500; 466-2550 Probation
Fax
n/a
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: offense, date of offense, case number

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1991, prior on microfiche

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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17th District Court

Address
15111 Beech-Daly Rd Redford, MI 48239
Phone
313-387-2790
Fax
313-387-2712
Hours
8:30AM-4:15PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, child and spousal abuse records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1990, prior on index cards

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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18th District Court

Address
36675 Ford Rd Westland, MI 48185
Phone
734-595-8720
Fax
734-595-0160
Hours
8AM-4PM, till 5:30 on TH (Apr-Sept is 8AM-4PM)
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: case number

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1992, prior on microfilm back to 1969

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: case number or title

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22nd District Court

Address
27331 S River Park Dr Inkster, MI 48141
Phone
313-277-8200
Fax
313-277-8221
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1996, prior on books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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23rd District Court

Address
23365 Goddard Rd Taylor, MI 48180
Phone
734-374-1334
Fax
734-374-1303
Hours
8:15AM-4:45PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, sexual abuse or drug abuse records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1993, prior on index cards

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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27th District Court

Address
2015 Biddle Ave Wyandotte, MI 48192
Phone
734-324-4475
Fax
734-324-4472
Hours
8:30AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released
General Note
Phone for record checks is 734-327-4495. The 27-2 District Court in Riverview was closed as of 12/31/02. All of their records are at this court.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1988, prior on index cards

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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28th District Court

Address
14720 Reaume Parkway Southgate, MI 48195
Phone
734-258-3068
Fax
734-246-1405
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, probation, sex offenders, or mental health records released
General Note
GPS by phone 888-604-7888 #1227.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, case number

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 1979; on computer back to 1986

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

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29th District Court

Address
34808 Sims Ave Wayne, MI 48184
Phone
734-722-5220
Fax
734-722-7003
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1990

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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33rd District Court

Address
19000 Van Horn Rd Woodhaven, MI 48183
Phone
734-671-0201
Fax
734-671-0307
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released
General Note
The 33rd District Court serves the Townships of Brownstown and Grosse Ile, and the Cities of Flat Rock, Gibraltar, Rockwood, Trenton, and Woodhaven. A search of the current docket calendar is offered, but not historical data.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1995, prior on microfilm and microfiche

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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34th District Court

Address
11131 Wayne Rd Romulus, MI 48174-1491
Phone
734-941-4462
Fax
734-941-7530
Hours
8:30AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1984, prior on index cards and docket books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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24th District Court - Allen Park & Melvindale

Address
6515 Roosevelt Allen Park, MI 48101-2524
Phone
313-928-0535
Fax
313-928-1860
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No non-public records, including driving and probation records, released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1993, prior records stored as hard-copies

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search, case number

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25th District Court

Address
1475 Cleophus Lincoln Park, MI 48146
Phone
313-382-8603
Fax
313-382-9361
Hours
9AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed or expunged records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1987, prior on docket books and cards

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, phone, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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26-1 District Court

Address
10600 W Jefferson River Rouge, MI 48218
Phone
313-842-7819
Fax
313-842-5923
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1993, prior on index cards

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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35th District Court

Address
660 Plymouth Rd Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone
734-459-4740
Fax
734-454-9303
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Infractions, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN, sex, signed release

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1990

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Frank Murphy Hall of Justice

Address
Frank Murphy Hall of Justice 1441 St Antoine, Rm 901 Detroit, MI 48226
Phone
313-224-2500
Fax
313-224-2786
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony
Restricted Records
No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: city where crime occurred, aliases

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since mid 1974, prior on microfiche through 1976, archives off-site 1800s to 2000

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Wayne County Court Recorder Offices

County Register of Deeds

Address
Wayne County 400 Monroe, 7th Fl Detroit, MI 48226
Phone
313-224-5854
Fax
313-224-5884
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include computer, old tracts, old grantor/grantee. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1986.

Courier Offices

Address
400 Monroe, 7th Fl Detroit, MI 48226

County Assessor

Phone
313-224-3560/3035

Treasurer

Phone
313-224-5990 (on 5th Fl)

Elections

Appraiser
313-224-5525/6262

Vital

Appraiser
313-224-5525/6262