Effective immediately, the 67th District Court will be closed on Mondays until August 1, 2020. The court will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
The 67th District Court will proceed into Phase I of the court’s “Return to Full Capacity Plan” on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. In accordance with the Michigan Supreme Court COVID-19 Phase I plan, most court proceedings will be conducted via remote technology. Some hearings will be conducted in-person. All persons entering the building are required to have their temperature taken and answer screening questions. A face mask is required and social distancing maintained. On-site court proceedings will be limited to ten (10) people in the courtrooms, inclusive of the court staff. Only persons with court business (i.e. plaintiff, defendant, witness, victim, juror, etc.) are permitted in the courtrooms. Court participants will be required to check in with court staff for direction before proceeding to the courtroom. Court proceedings will be made accessible to the general public via Zoom and livestreamed on YouTube. If you have any questions, please contact the court.
The 67th District Court of Genesee County is a limited jurisdiction court, authorized under state statute, with jurisdiction over Genesee County, including the City of Flint effective January 2, 2016.
The Court has ten elected judges, four appointed magistrates, nine probation officers and a staff of fifty employees. The Court is responsible for parking citations, traffic violations, criminal misdemeanors, preliminary examinations in felony cases, landlord-tenant, small claims, and general civil cases.
The 67th District Court for the County of Genesee has jurisdiction in civil matters where the amount in controversy does not exceed $25,000.00.
Court hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (please see the main page for court hour changes)
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the 67th District Court will furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Individuals who need assistance to participate in court hearings or other court business are invited to contact the court you will be appearing in, well in advance of your court date, to make the necessary arrangements. The Michigan Relay Center (MRC) will facilitate communication for hearing impaired or speech impaired individuals. Please contact the MRC at 1-800-649-3777 for voice to TDD communication. Click Here for Joint Local Administrative Order
There are five divisions and seven locations of the 67th District Court located throughout Genesee County.
The mission of the 67th District Court is to provide efficient and equitable justice through the impartial application of law and procedure. The court is an independent branch of government funded by the county and committed to serving the public with the highest standards of integrity and vision while being responsible stewards of public funds. The court works to enhance public safety and build a better community by providing all court users with civility, dignity, and respect.