46th District Court Issues Public Notice Due To Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 12, 2020

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The Michigan Supreme Court has issued several recommendations in response to Governor Whitmer’s declaration of a state of emergency over the novel coronavirus (COVID 19) concerns. In response, Chief Judge Shelia Johnson of the 46th District Court in Southfield, Michigan has directed that the Court take immediate action to reduce the risk to litigants and court staff. The purpose of implementing the changes is to reduce the number of persons in the court building until further notice. This notice is subject to change and will remain in effect until further notice by the Chief Judge Johnson.

Effective immediately, all non-emergency motions and hearings will be adjourned for 60 days. Notices of new dates will be sent directly from the Court. Polycom video will be used for hearings whenever possible. Please contact Court Administration for information on how litigants may download the Polycom Application.

Please contact the Court directly at 248-796-5800 or visit the Court’s website at
https://www.cityofsouthfield.com/departments/46th-district-court for the most current information regarding cases or updates to the public notice.