Civil Division

Scope of Work


The 23rd District Court handles all landlord-tenant matters, general civil cases with jurisdiction up to $25,000 and small claims cases with jurisdiction up to $5,500.

The 23rd District Court has collaborated with Wayne Mediation Center for small claims cases as an effective method of resolving disputes that provides parties with the opportunity to reach mutually satisfactory agreements in a non-adversarial manner.  Further information regarding the 23rd District Court's Mediation Program will be provided to parties or upon request. 

Adjournment requests for scheduled matters should be submitted in the form of stipulation and order and submitted to the Civil Division or faxed to 734-374-1303.     



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