Divisions

Family Domestic

 

Important Updates

 

Overview

Cases handled include divorce, paternity, personal protection, emancipation of minors, name changes, parental waivers, and infectious disease matters. Each of these case types may include matters concerning custody, support, parenting time, property, and other issues.

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (CAYMC)
Penobscot Building (PNB)


(313) 224-5176
1019 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeFarhat-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

1019 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave 
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-5176

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk:  Loritha Kiel Loritha.Kiel@3rdcc.org
Judicial Attorney: Julia S. Habhab

Court reporter:  Dorothy Miller

(313) 224-2953
1813 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeAbraham-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, courtroom 1813

2 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-2953

Email: JudgeAbraham-Court@3rdcc.org

  • Please include your case number in the subject line of your email AND rename all attachments to accurately reflect what is being submitted (Example: “23-123456-DO DOE v DOE CJOD”).

STAFF

  • Judicial Attorney: Maya M. Younis
  • Court Clerk: Marciana Lawrence
(313) 224-2430
1001 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeCholack-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1001
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-2430

Email: JudgeCholack-Court@3rdcc.org (please note this is the most efficient way for contact)

Staff:
Court Clerk: Wendy Hill
Judicial Attorney: Jen Van Thiel

(313) 224-0121
1601 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeMACox-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave, Room 1601
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-0121

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk:  Latonya Smith
Law Clerk:  Casey Humbert
Court reporter: Reba Hooper


 
(313) 224-0256
1107 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeDabaja-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Staff:

Judicial Attorney: Hanadi F. Faraj

Court Clerk: Alan D. Aiello

Court Reporter: None - Recording

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Contact:

Address:

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Courtroom 1107

2 Woodward Ave.

Detroit, MI 48226

* Please do not mail physical copies of any documents or pleadings. These will not be accepted.

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Email: JudgeDabaja-Court@3rdcc.org

* Please include a case caption, including your case number, in the subject line of your email.

* Please rename all attachments to accurately reflect what is being submitted.

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Phone:

(313) 224-0256 - Courtroom

(313) 998-0202 - Office of the Judicial Attorney

* Phones will not be answered while Court is in session. Please email for quicker response times.

* Please have your case number on hand. Court Staff cannot assist otherwise.

(313) 224-5173
901 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeElassal-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Room 901
2 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5173

Court Clerk:  Brennan Bearse

Judicial Attorney:


 
(313) 224-5531
1619 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1619
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-5531

Courtroom email: JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org
Staff:

Court Clerk: Werlein Jordan 
Judicial Attorney: Julie M. Hirsch

ALL HEARINGS ARE CURRENTLY HELD BY ZOOM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED

PLEASE INCLUDE CASE NAME AND CASE NUMBER ON ALL EMAILS 

Chambers protocol:

1. Motion practice-

(a) Judge's copies must be emailed to JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org AFTER the motion is filed with the Wayne County Clerk's office. 

(b) Hearing dates will be given upon receipt of the judge's copy.

(c) The moving party must then file a notice of hearing, proof of service and electronic praceipe.

(d) No praceipes will be accepted without first receiving a hearing date from chambers.  

2.  All proposed orders must be emailed in pdf format (not docusign) to JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org. 

3. Pro cons:  All parties and their counsel must be present at the hearing to enter proofs on the record.  All proposed orders (Judgment of Divorce, support orders, etc.) must be fully signed and submitted in pdf format prior to the hearing date. 

4. Parties must submit a copy of the complaint along with any proposed ex parte status quo orders to JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org.

5. Any questions should be submitted to Julie Hirsch, Judicial Attorney, at JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org. 

(313) 224-7003
1501 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeGoodson-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1501
2 Woodward Ave 
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-7003

Court Staff:

Deputy Court Clerk: Brenda Scales

Judicial Law Clerk: Jennifer A. Durden, J.D., M.S

Court Reporter: Video

(313) 224-0893
1913 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1913
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-0893

Email: JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org

Zoom Meeting ID: 854 201 5956

Courtroom Staff:

Court Clerk: Denice Alexander
Law Clerk: Kelsey Sill
Court Reporter:  Athalia Cargile

Friend of the Court Staff:

Referee: Christine Rodriguez

Referee Support Staff: Teresa Welch - 313-967-6787

Friend of the Court Attorney: Carl Meyer - 313-224-6754

Courtroom Protocols:

Judge’s Copies

  • You MUST email the Judge’s Copy of any filing to the Assigned Judge’s email listed on the Family Division-Domestic tab of 3rdcc.org/zoom.

Please email any questions or scheduling concerns to JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org

*MOTIONS/OBJECTIONS/STIPULATED ORDERS* Please do not mail or drop off a physical copy outside of the courtroom. Please email a Judge's Copy of your motion/objection/stipulated order to JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org

Withdrawal of Counsel: The court will not enter an order of withdrawal, even if stipulated, without a properly filed motion and hearing.

Adjournments: Requests for adjournment will not be entertained via telephone. You must email the courtroom (JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org).

Adjournments of Settlement Conferences and Case Management Conferences are subject to court approval: Submit a proposed stipulated order to adjourn via email to JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org. Include the filing date of the case and whether or not there have been prior adjournments. 

Adjournments of Trial: Requests to adjourn trial dates shall be made via motion.


 
(313) 224-7430
1511 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeTestani-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1511
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-7430

Email: JudgeTestani-Court@3rdcc.org

Staff:

Court Clerk: Angela Broaden Cleveland
Judicial Attorney: Riley Wesemann
Court Reporter:  Dorothy Miller

(313) 224-5231
1607 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeTriplett-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room
2 Woodward Ave 
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5231

Staff:

Court Clerk: LaKeisha Baldwin 
Judicial Assistant: Jasmine Castro
Court Reporter:   Reba Hooper

*Phones will not be answered while Court is in session. Please email the Court for quicker response times.

*Please have your case number on hand when inquiring about your case.

(313) 224-0120
1801 CAYMC
Zoom
PPO-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1801
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-0120

Court Reporter:  Dorothy Miller