Things to consider before coming to the 41B District Court:
All persons entering the 41B District Court are subject to a search of both their person and all belongings. A walk-through metal detector is in place and a physical inspection by security personnel of purses, handbags, briefcases, and any items brought into the Court building will be conducted.

Security has the discretion to confiscate any item, which may impose a threat to persons in the Court building.

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Guns
  • Knives of any size, shape, or type (box cutters, razors, etc.)
  • Nail files or nail clippers
  • Needles of any type
  • Any type of chemical spray such as Mace

Any items confiscated by security will be disposed of and WILL NOT be returned under any circumstances.

Please remember that proper attire is required in a courtroom.
Blue jeans, shorts, etc. are not considered to be proper courtroom attire.



Q: “I have court, where do I check in?”

A: Find your name on the lobby monitors and report to the courtroom listed. Once in the courtroom,

     check in with the Court Officer.

Q: “Where do I go for an informal hearing?”

A: Go to the counter outside the Hearing Room and place a check mark by your name.

     Remain in the waiting area until your name is called.

Q: “I have a subpoena, what do I do?”

A: Bring the subpoena to the Court, the subpoena will have the necessary information on it

(Date, time, judge, etc.) After subpoena is heard, turn in your roundtrip mileage to the cashier

for reimbursement. Questions should be directed to the party that subpoenaed you.

Q: “Where can I get an eviction notice?”

A: If you have already been to court and have a judgement, you can download the SCAO form – Order of Eviction:

Application and Order of Eviction Form

A: If you have not been to Court, you must begin the process by serving your tenant with one of these forms:

Demand of Possession Non Payment of Rent  

Notice to Quit to Recover Possession of Property


Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
(Holidays Excluded)






22380 Starks Drive
Charter Twp of Clinton
Michigan 48036