12th District Court - Civil Division


Telephone: (517) 788-4037  Fax: (517) 780-4704
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Mon - Fri)


Kathleen Ellis, Court Services Manager - kellis@co.jackson.mi.us



The 12th District Court Division Civil division is responsible for processing civil cases, including general civil action up to $25,000, summary proceedings (landlord/tenant matters) and small claims suits (up to $3000). The action must have taken place in Jackson County or the defendant must reside in Jackson County. The division schedules wedding ceremonies performed by a judge or magistrate.


Please select from the following Jackson County 12th Judicial District Court Civil information:

             - Civil Court Officers
             - Civil Filing Fees
             - Collecting Money From a Small Claims Judgment
             - Community Dispute Resolution
             - Forms
             - Frequently Asked Questions
             - How to Collect On a Judgment
             - Interest Rates for Money Judgments
             - Landlord Tenant Filing Requirements
             - Pretrial Information
             - Small Claims Court
             - Summary Proceedings Real Estate
             - Wedding Ceremonies
This page orginated on October 19, 2010 and was last modified on December 31, 2015