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Overall administrative responsibility for the operations of the court rests with the Chief Judge and the Executive Court Administrator, under the direction of the State Court Administrator's Office and the Michigan Supreme Court.

Honorable Patricia Perez Fresard
Chief Judge

Honorable Leslie Kim Smith
Chief Judge Pro Tem

Mr. E. Frank Hardester
Executive Court Administrator

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For further information regarding filing codes, please refer to the following guide: eFiling Code Guide for Attorneys and In Pro Per Filers

For help with eSummons, ePraecipe, or navigation on the Third Judicial Circuit website, please send an email to or call 313-224-0157.  Any email will need to contain Name, contact phone number, and the issue you are looking to resolve - please include case number if applicable.

For issues regarding MiFile, please contact - 1-855-959-8868 or

For issues regarding credit card authorization, please contact VitalChek at 866-628-9244; please select Option 3.

For any other billing issues, please contact the Wayne County Clerk Fiscal Unit at 313-967-3381.

Wayne County Clerk Records Division (Record Requests)
County Clerk’s Records Division
Coleman A Young Municipal Center, Rm LL-61
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
Main: 313-224-5530
Fax: 313-967-3712

Court Administration       Human Resources
2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 711               2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 720
Detroit, MI 48226       Detroit, MI 48226
313-224-5261       Main: 313-224-7018       Fax: 313-237-1177
Jury Services                  Request for Accommodations


Coleman A. Young Municipal Center       Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Civil Division       Criminal Division
Family Division-Domestic Relations       1441 St. Antoine
2 Woodward Avenue       Detroit, MI 48226
Detroit, MI 48226       313-224-2437
Mediation Tribunal Association       Lincoln Hall of Justice
Case Evaluation       Family Division-Juvenile
333 W. Fort Street       1025 E. Forest Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226       Detroit, MI 48207
Penobscot Building
Friend of the Court
645 Griswold
Detroit, MI 48226