After serving over 13 years on the Harper Woods City Council, Judge Palmer became Chief Judge of the 32A District Court on January 1, 2015. He has since been elected President of the Wayne County District Judge’s Association and received advanced training through the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence. Judge Palmer is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University Law School.
Community Opioid Awareness Forum
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SAMHSA releases updated Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit
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The 32A District Court will be closed on the last Friday of every month from 8:30 a.m. to
11:30 a.m. for training.
Online court calendar now available. Click here to see our upcoming court cases.
Online Ticket Review:
Don't have time to come to court? Check out our online ticket review program. If you have recently received a civil infraction violation in Harper Woods and your ticket is not in default click here to see if you can resolve your ticket online.
The 32A District Court scores high in user satisfaction survey for a fourth consecutive year!
Cell phones are prohibited in the courtroom.
Court Hours: Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(payments accepted until 4:00 p.m.)
The Court handles the following matters:
Criminal Cases; serious and specified misdemeanors
Small Claims cases where the claim does not exceed $5,500
Landlord Tenant & Evictions
General Civil matters involving lawsuits up to $25,000
All persons entering must abide by the following court policies:
SUBJECT TO SEARCH: We reserve the right to inspect all packages, bags, etc. Potential weapons as well as cellular phones and pagers are prohibited.
PROPER ATTIRE IS REQUIRED: If you are not dressed appropriately, you will not be seen.
ADJOURNMENTS: We have a no adjournment policy. Parties are expected at the day and time scheduled.
SAME DAY SENTENCING: The court may assess and sentence defendants on the day of the plea.
FINES AND COSTS ARE DUE ON YOUR COURT DATE.
COURT CALENDAR (CLICK HERE)