Landlord Tenant DivisionWelcome to the 62-B District Court Landlord Tenant Division. The landlord tenant division is responsible for handling all real property disputes. We handle your dispute from the first filing of a complaint, to hearing for summary proceedings, and enforcement of judgments.
Please contact our Landlord Tenant Clerk at 616.554.0714 with any questions.
How to file a pleadingTo file a pleading, please complete this online form and upload your filing as a Word Document or PDF. Your pleading must be electronically signed with an electronic encryption program that ensures authenticity. If not signed appropriately, the filing will not be accepted. Please contact the court directly to pay the appropriate filing fee at 616.554.0714.
Filing Fees for Money Judgment & Possession
Filing Fees for Complaints
|Possession with Money Claims up to $ 600.00||$90.00|
|Possession with Money Claims from $ 600.01 to $ 1,750.00||$110.00|
|Possession with Money Claims from $ 1,750.01 to $ 10,000.00||$130.00|
|Possession with Money Claims from $ 10,000.01 to $ 25,000.00||$215.00|
|Land Contract Forfeiture Action||$55.00|
For judgments exceeding $25,000.00, Judge Sterkenburg can hear the case in District Court by a temporary appointment as a Circuit Court Judge.
OTHER COURT FEES
|Court Officer||$26 + mileage|
POST JUDGMENT COURT FEES
|Order of Eviction||$15|
|Writ of Garnishment||$15|
|Request & Order to Seize Property||$15|
|Subpoena on Discovery||$15|
POST JUDGMENT COURT OFFICER SERVICE FEES
|Order of Eviction||$40|
|Writ of Garnishment||$23 + miles|
|Request & Order to Seize Property||$40 + %|
|Subpoena on Discovery||$26 + mileage