43rd District Court


The 43rd District Court is a limited jurisdiction Court serving the cities of Madison Heights, Ferndale, and Hazel Park. The Court has jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors, civil cases in which the amount in dispute is $25,000 or less, parking violations, traffic violations, 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.

Security Screening Policy 

All individuals entering the courthouse must proceed through security screening. Weapons, cellphones, cameras, and recording devices are prohibited in the courthouse. For security reasons no liquids - including coffee and water bottles - are allowed to be brought into the courthouse.