Wayne County District Courts

The Wayne County District Courts are found throughout Wayne County, Michigan, and handle all misdemeanor crimes committed within Wayne County and its respective towns, municipalities, and cities. The Wayne County District Courts will also handle individual felony matters, but only the setting and taking bonds and overseeing the preliminary exam. Again, the individual Wayne County District Court can only watch and handle a case (regardless of it being a felony or misdemeanor) that occurred within its respective jurisdiction. Remember, misdemeanors are crimes punishable by one year in the county jail and/or fines up to $1,000.00.

The various Wayne County District Courts will have varying differences regarding the criminal procedure and handling of any given criminal matter. The hearings will follow the same or similar course of events as any other criminal matter; however, the setting of dates, motions, sentencings of defendants, scheduling of probation meetings, etc., will vary between the individual Wayne County District Courts. It is essential to obtain counsel, even when involved in a misdemeanor case. An attorney can assist in the various hearings and outcomes applicable within the Wayne County District Courts.

Below is a list of the various Wayne County District Courts and their respective judges that encompass the individual Wayne County District Court. Knowing which Wayne County District Court maintains jurisdiction over your criminal matter is essential. Remember that the Wayne County District Court handling the case will correspond to the respective local township or municipality.

16th District Court

32765 Five Mile Rd.

Livonia, MI 48154

(734) 466-2500

The Honorable Sean P. Kavanagh, Chief Judge and Honorable Kathleen J. McCann preside for the court.

17th District Court

15111 Beech-Daly Rd.

Redford, MI 48239

(313) 387-2790

The presiding judges are Honorable Karen Khalil, Chief Judge and Honorable Charlotte L. Wirth.

18th District Court

36675 Ford Rd.

Westland, MI 48185

(734) 595-8720

The Honorable Mark A. McConnell, Chief Judge and Honorable Sandra A. Cicirelli preside within the court.

19th District Court

16077 Michigan Ave.

Dearborn, MI 48126

(313) 943-2060

The three presiding judges for the court are Honorable Sam A. Salamey, Chief Judge, Honorable William C. Hultgren, and Honorable Mark W. Somers.

20th District Court

25637 Michigan Ave.

Dearborn Heights, MI 48125

(313) 277-7480

The presiding judges are Honorable David Turfe, Chief Judge and Honorable Mark J. Plawecki.

21st District Court

6000 N. Middlebelt Rd.

Garden City, MI 48135

(734) 793-1680

The Honorable Richard L. Hammer, Jr., Chief Judge, presides.

22nd District Court

27331 S. River Park Dr.

Inkster, MI 48141

(313) 277-8200

The Honorable Sabrina L. Johnson, Chief Judge, presides over the court.

23rd District Court

23365 Goddard

Taylor, MI 48180

(734) 374-1334

The Honorable Geno Salomone, Chief Judge and Honorable Joseph D. Slaven sit for the court.

24th District Court

6515 Roosevelt Rd.

Allen Park, MI 48101

(313) 928-0535

The court has two sitting judges: Honorable John T. Courtright, Chief Judge and Honorable Richard A. Page.

25th District Court

1475 Cleophus

Lincoln Park, MI 48146

(313) 382-8603

The court has two judges: the Honorable Gregory A. Clifton, Chief Judge, and the Honorable David J. Zelenak.

27th District Court

2015 Biddle Ave.

Wyandotte, MI 48192

(734) 324-4475

The Honorable Randy L. Kalmbach, Chief Judge sits alone within the court.

28th District Court

14720 Reaume Parkway

Southgate, MI 48195

(734) 258-3068

The Honorable James A. Kandrevas, Chief Judge, is the lone judge for the court.

29th District Court

34808 Sims Ave.

Wayne, MI 48184

(734) 722-5220

The Honorable Laura Redmond Mack, Chief Judge, sits for the court.

30th District Court

12050 Woodward Ave.

Highland Park, MI 48203

(313) 252-0300

The one sitting judge in court is the Honorable Brigette R. Officer-Hill, Chief Judge.

31st District Court

3401 Evaline Ave.

Hamtramck, MI 48212

(313) 876-7710

The one sitting judge for the court is the Honorable Paul J. Paruk, Chief Judge.

32A District Court

19617 Harper Ave.

Harper Woods, MI 48225

(313) 343-2590

The one sitting judge is the Honorable Daniel S. Palmer, Chief Judge.

33rd District Court

19000 Van Horn

Woodhaven, MI 48183

(734) 671-0201

The three judges within the court are Honorable Jennifer Coleman Hesson, Chief Judge, Honorable James Kurt Kersten, and Honorable Michael K. McNally.

34th District Court

11131 Wayne Rd.

Romulus, MI 48174

(734) 941-4462

The sitting judges within the court are Honorable Tina Brooks Green, Chief Judge, Honorable Brian A. Oakley, and Honorable David M. Parrott.

35th District Court

660 Plymouth Rd.

Plymouth, MI 48170

(734) 459-4740

The judges sitting within the court are Honorable James A. Plakas, Chief Judge, Honorable Michael J. Gerou, Honorable Ronald W. Lowe.

36th District Court

421 Madison Ave.

Detroit, MI 48226

(313) 965-2200

The following judges preside for the court: Honorable Nancy McCaughan Blount, Chief Judge, Honorable Lydia Nance Adams, Honorable Roberta C. Archer, Honorable Izetta F. Bright, Honorable Demetria Brue, Honorable Esther Lynise Bryant-Weekes, Honorable Ruth C. Carter, Honorable Donald Coleman,  Honorable Prentis Edwards, Jr., Honorable Wanda Evans, Honorable Deborah Geraldine Ford, Honorable Ruth Ann Garrett, Honorable Ronald Giles, Honorable Katherine Hansen, Honorable Shannon A. Holmes, Honorable Patricia L. Jefferson, Honorable Alicia A. Jones-Coleman, Honorable Kenneth J. King, Honorable Deborah L. Langston, Honorable Leonia J. Lloyd, Honorable Miriam B. Martin-Clark, Honorable William McConico, Honorable Donna R. Milhouse, Honorable B. Pennie Millender, Honorable Cylenthia LaToye Miller, Honorable David Perkins, Honorable Kevin F. Robbins, Honorable David S. Robinson, Jr., Honorable Brenda Karen Sanders, Honorable Michael E. Wagner.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *