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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.

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
The Municipal Court is located at 17145 Maumee Avenue, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230 next to City Hall and the Municipal Court Offices.

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 2021 court dates and click here for 2022 court dates.   If you need to set up a court date, please contact the Court Clerk at 313-343-5262.



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.

Per Michigan Court Rule 8.115 (3)(B):  Outside a courtroom:  In areas of a courthouse other than courtrooms, no one may photograph, record, broadcast, or live stream an individual without that individual's prior express consent.


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