City of Grosse Pointe Farms

Municipal Court


The Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all civil matters up to a $3,000 limit. The Court also has jurisdiction over all criminal misdemeanors and traffic-related offenses occurring within the Farms. The court handles the arraignment, the setting of bail, and conducts the preliminary examination of felony cases. In addition, landlord-tenant matters are handled by the court. Regular sessions of the court are held twice monthly with trials scheduled throughout the month. Citizens are requested to be prepared to pay all fines and costs at the time of assessment (MCR 1.110).

Notice for Misdemeanor Convictions

Pursuant to 2011 PA 293 and 2011 PA 294 - Effective April 1, 2012 the state minimum cost will change from $48.00 to $50.00 and a $75.00 crime victim assessment will be assessed on all misdemeanor convictions.

List of the payable misdemeanor violations affected by this change include the follows:

  • Failed to Display a Valid License
  • Drove While License Expired
  • Improper Plate/Registration
  • Disobey School Crossing Guard

Please contact the court for fines and questions regarding other violations not listed.

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Contact us

Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Court
90 Kerby Road,
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Ph: (313) 885-2104