Civil Division

Court (62-B District)

62-B DISTRICT COURT CIVIL DIVISION

Civil Division
The Civil Division is responsible for the handling of civil claims up to $25,000. If your civil matter exceeds $25,000, then you must file with the appropriate circuit court. Cases with damages exceeding $25,000 should be filed in Circuit Court.

62-B District Court Civil Division Fee Schedule 
Venue for General Civil Jurisdiction
Court Officers Contact Information

 

Summary Proceedings Jurisdiction
The District Court has jurisdiction over summary proceedings for evictions in landlord tenant, land contract forfeitures, and evictions after the redemption period has ended after a mortgage foreclosure. See the landlord tenant tab for more information about Summary Proceedings.

 

Small Claims Jurisdiction
The District Court has jurisdiction over all Small Claims cases with damages up to $7,000. Attorneys are not allowed to represent anyone in Small Claims court and there are no jury trials.  The matter will be heard by the court's attorney magistrate.

 

HOW TO FILE A GENERAL CIVIL PLEADING

Filing Instructions
To file a General Civil pleading, please complete this online form and:
  1. Attach your form, motion or other filing as a Word Document or PDF. Attach the form, not a link to the form, as the court cannot sign into a remote/cloud server. Exhibits should be attached as a PDF. Commonly used forms are available here: General Civil Forms 
  2. Your pleading must be electronically signed with an electronic encryption program that ensures authenticity. If not signed appropriately, the filing will not be accepted.
  3. Please click the appropriate filing fee option after completing your online form to pay your fee.
  4. The original filing is to be mailed to the court at:

62-B District Court
4740 Walma Ave. SE
Kentwood, MI 49512

RECORD SEARCH

Search Link
To search Records please click here.

 

CONTACT THE KENTWOOD CIVIL CLERK

Contact Information
To contact our civil clerk, please call 616.554.0713. Thank you!