COVID-19 Update to County Services:
The Rex B Martin Judicial Building is closed to the public but is conducting business by appointment only. Once they open to the public, they will be following additional screening requirements.
A secure drop box, supervised by building security, for each of the of these offices has been set up in the lobby of the Judicial Building. The boxes are checked frequently during business hours. You are asked to include a self-addressed stamped envelope for any returning documents.
While the judicial building will be closed, emergency matters including filings (including PPO filings), in custody hearings for adults and juveniles, and emergency juvenile proceedings will be handled by the courts. Please contact the telephone numbers below for further information.
- Circuit Court Clerk 517-264-4597
- Circuit Court Probation/Parole 517-264-4580
- Friend of the Court 517-264-4706
- Probate Court 517-264-4614
- Juvenile Court 517-264-4622
- District Court 517-264-4675
- Prosecuting Attorney 517-264-4640
Traffic tickets can be paid by check or money order in the drop box; payable to 2-A District. OR online at http://www.lenawee.mi.us/621/Pay-Online
Those on Probation should contact their individual Probation Officer for reporting information.
The 39th Circuit Court is the superior court for Lenawee County. It has original jurisdiction over all felony criminal cases. It hears all civil cases involving claims over $25,000.
District Court, established by the Legislature in 1968, became a court of record in 1973 and testimony is recorded electronically by a Court Recorder.
The Probate Court protects the personal rights and property of certain persons who may not be capable of protecting themselves, such as minors and legally incapacitated persons.
The Juvenile Court is a section of the Circuit Court Family Division. It is designed to address two elements within the Family Court System, 1. Child Welfare/Abuse and Neglect proceedings: where the Department Of Human services establishes that a parent has abused or neglected his/her minor child. 2. Juvenile criminal proceedings where a crime has been alleged of a minor child under the age of 17.
The Friend of the Court enforces domestic relation matters which include any Circuit Court proceeding as related to child custody, parenting time, or child or spousal support.
A voluntary, intensive probation program that accepts defendants who are residents of Lenawee County and convicted of non-violent drug/alcohol related felonies in the 39th Circuit Court
This court provides evidenced based practices that lower recidivism by increasing the defendant’s functioning and improving their mental health.
The objective of this Sobriety Court is to see a reduction in recidivism for repeat Drunk Driver offenders who have significant alcohol and other drug addictions, thus enhancing public safety in our community.
The Prosecuting Attorney is an elected official with a four-year term of office, as provided by the Michigan Constitution. The Prosecuting Attorney is the acting chief law enforcement official in the County, responsible for a wide array of legal functions for the County.
Committed to excellence in the representation of indigent citizens charged with misdemeanor and felonies.
39th Circuit Court Probation/Parole 2A District Court Probation