54-A District Court - Lansing

Generally, District Courts are trial courts that handle over landlord-tenant cases; land contract disputes; misdemeanor criminal offenses; civil lawsuits where the amount of money involved is less than $25,000; small claims cases where the amount of money involved is less than $5,000; civil municipal infractions; civil traffic infractions; and civil weddings.

Some counties have multiple District Courts. For more information about which District Court jurisdiction you live in, review the map on the State Court Administrative Office’s website. For more information, call your local District Court or visit its website.