TO PAY A TICKET
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Grosse Pointe Municipal Courts Amnesty Program Public Notice - CLICK HERE
July 17, 2023 - August 31, 2023
FINES/COSTS MUST BE PAID BEFORE TEN (10) CALENDAR DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE TICKET, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED ON THE VIOLATION. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SCHEDULE A HEARING, IT MUST BE DONE TEN (10) CALENDAR DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE TICKET.
An additional $35.00 judgment fee will be added after the ten (10) calendar days for failing to respond to the citation, which will ultimately result in the suspension of driving privileges and an additional $45 clearance fee on some violations. Fees not paid within 56 days of hearing date are subject to a 20% penalty.
For a complete list of Fines/Costs, CLICK HERE to view the Violations and Fines Ticket Assessment Chart.
To search for a case within the City of Grosse Pointe, CLICK HERE.
To view the most recent and upcoming Court Dockets, CLICK HERE.
Use of Cell Phones or Electronic Devices During Virtual Court Hearings
There shall be no recordings of court proceedings without the Judge's permission.
Virtual court hearings are subject to the same rules as hearings conducted within court room. See MCR 8.115.
All cell phones and electronic devices brought into the courthouse must be on silence mode. There shall be no recording or photographing of employees or the public on the courthouse, which includes the virtual court hearing, without their consent.
No one shall use a cell phone or other portable electronic device to communicate in any way with any courtroom participant including, but not limited to, a party, a witness, or juror at any time during any court proceedings.
Grosse Pointe Municipal Court
17147 Maumee Avenue
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday – Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
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TICKET FINES - Effective 7/1/23
PAYABLE MISDEMEANORS - Increased 4/1/12
Municipal Judge Background - David R. Draper was sworn in as Grosse Pointe Municipal Judge in November 2023. David has been licensed to practice law since 1990. Judge Draper attended the University of Michigan for undergraduate studies and the Indiana University School of Law. He has a law office in Grosse Pointe Farms where he focuses on criminal and civil litigation. David and his wife Nancy have lived in Grosse Pointe since 1999. They have two adult children.
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 the 2023 court dates. If you need to set up a court date, please contact the Court Clerk at 313-343-5262.
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.