Current Court Operations - Effective 10/28/2020

The Courthouse is closed to the public except by appointment.  
To schedule an appointment, please click here.  

Friend of the Court support staff may be reached at (734) 222-3255
Child Support Payment Options (click here)

Court Services support staff may be reached at (734) 222-3001

Filings should be submitted to the court in the follow manner:

  • Civil, Domestic and Name Changes - Mandatory e-filing for attorneys. Self-represented litigants may e-file, mail or email filings to [email protected]

  • PPOs - Emailed to [email protected]  

  • Criminal, Juvenile, Probate, Mental Health and Appeals - Emailed to [email protected] (or by mail)

  • FOC filings - Emailed to [email protected] (or by mail)

  • Drop Box - Located at the front door for filing any documents not required to be e-filed by attorneys

Motion Hearings

Judge-Specific Instructions

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  • Criminal Dockets for all in-custody and a selection of out-of-custody criminal cases are live streamed M-F @ 1:30 pm via YouTube. Please click "Live Stream"

Case Evaluation

  • Case evaluations will be held via Zoom. Attorneys will receive Zoom meeting ID prior to evaluation date.
  • Summaries and fees are to be mailed to the Trial Court.

Personal Protection Orders

New Attorney Swear-In

  • The Washtenaw County Trial Court has scheduled attorney swear-in Zoom ceremonies:
    • Tuesday, March 9th at 11:30 AM - Conducted by Judge Timothy P. Connors
    • Tuesday, March 23rd at 9:00 AM - Conducted by Judge Timothy P. Connors
  • Registration Required, Zoom information to be provided to registered participants only.  Please register by sending an email to [email protected] with the subject "Zoom Swear-In". 

Additional Information

  • There is a drop box for filing documents from 8:00am - 4:30pm at the courthouse. Attorneys should not place filings for cases with mandatory e-filing in the drop box. They must be e-filed.
  • Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Washtenaw County Trial Court is required to limit access to the courtrooms and is conducting some hearings remotely.  Any member of the public may request and obtain a copy of public hearing videos by emailing [email protected].  Please put in the subject line - "Video Recording Request" and include the case number and date of the hearing.