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Notice - Holiday Court Closing

Dec 21, 2021


    The Third Circuit Court Civil, Criminal and Family Divisions will be closed Friday, December 24, 2021 and Monday, December 27, 2021 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

    On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, Wednesday, December 29, 2021 and Thursday, December 30, 2021 the Court will be open for essential services only, including criminal arraignments, probation violation and failure to appear warrants, personal protection orders, parental waivers, and other emergency civil and family division  matters.
The County Clerk’s office will be open to accept civil and domestic relations pleadings and new case filings from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on those days.

    The Court will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2021 and Monday, January 3, 2022 in observance of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, and will re-open on  Tuesday,
January 4, 2022. The emergency procedure that is posted on the Court's website and the Friday Detroit Legal News should be followed for any after hour emergency matter.

Timothy M. Kenny, Chief Judge 
Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan