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DUE TO CONSTRUCTION, COURT WILL BE IN SESSION AT THE GROSSE POINTE UNITARIAN CHURCH LOCATED AT 17150 MAUMEE AVE., ACROSS FROM THE GROSSE POINTE PUBLIC SAFETY DEPT.  

PLEASE USE THE ENTRANCE ON MAUMEE AVE.  CLICK HERE FOR MAP DIAGRAM.

THERE IS NO COURT PARKING AT THE UNITARIAN CHURCH LOT EXCEPT FOR CARS WITH HANDICAP PERMITS.  PLEASE PARK ON STREET.

                                                 

Grosse Pointe Municipal Court
17147 Maumee Avenue
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230                                       
Telephone: 313-343-5262
Email - gpccourt@grossepointecity.org

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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TICKET FINES - EFFECTIVE 1/1/2012 (Revised 6/13/14)
PAYABLE MISDEMEANORS - INCREASED 4/1/12


Municipal Judge Background - Russell F. Ethridge has been the Municipal Judge since 1998.  He was first licensed to practice law in 1980.  For the majority of the last 24 years, the Judge has focused his practice on civil and criminal litigation and trial work. Judge Ethridge has resided in the City of Grosse Pointe for over 40 years.  He is married to Debra J. Wright, MD and together they have three children.

 
MUNICIPAL COURT

Pursuant to the Performance Measures Implementation Plan, the SCAO has posted the Grosse Pointe Municipal Court Performance Measures to its website.

GENERAL INFORMATION - To set up a court date, for general information or to pay a fine or ticket, please contact the Municipal Court during regular business hours. The Municipal Court accepts cash, checks, certified checks and money orders.

Per Michigan Court Rule 1.110:  Collection of Fines and Costs - Fines, costs, and other financial obligations imposed by the court must be paid at the time of assessment, except when the court allows otherwise, for good cause shown.

SCHEDULED MUNICIPAL COURT DATES - The Grosse Pointe Municipal Court is in session twice a month on Thursday beginning at 8:00 am.   

Please click here for court dates.   If you need to set up a court date, please contact the Court Clerk at 313-343-5262.

LOCATION OF GROSSE POINTE MUNICIPAL COURT OFFICES

Court Offices are located at 17147 Maumee Avenue, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230. 2 ½ blocks east of Cadieux Road, and 1 block north of Jefferson Avenue.

LOCATION OF GROSSE POINTE MUNICIPAL COURT CHAMBERS

TEMPORARY RELOCATION DUE TO CONSTRUCTION - SEE NOTICE AT TOP OF THIS PAGE


Please be advised that the court staff is unable to provide legal counsel. Please contact an attorney for advice.