District Courts in Kent County

District Court Overview

A district court has exclusive jurisdiction of all civil litigation up to $25,000. and handles garnishments, eviction proceedings, land contract and mortgage foreclosures, and other proceedings. In the criminal field, district court handles all misdemeanors where punishments do not exceed one year, including arraignment, setting and acceptance of bail, trial and sentencing; and conducts preliminary examinations in felony cases. Also, a small claims division for civil cases up to $5,000 is provided in district court. In these cases, litigants agree to waive their right to a jury, rules of evidence, representation by a lawyer, and the right to appeal from the district judge's decision. If either party objects, the case will be heard by the general civil division of the district court.

Kent County has seven District Courts covering the following jurisdictions

59th District Court in Walker (Map) encompasses the City of Walker

59th District Court in Grandville (Map) encompasses the City of Grandville

61st District Court (Map) encompasses the City of Grand Rapids

62-A District Court (Map) encompasses the City of Wyoming

62-B District Court (Map) encompasses the City of Kentwood

63rd District Court (Map) encompasses the Cities of Cedar Springs, East Grand Rapids, Lowell and Rockford; Townships of Ada, Algoma, Alpine, Bryon, Bowne, Caledonia, Cannon, Cascade, Courtland, Gaines, Grand Rapids, Gratton, Lowell, Nelson, Oakfield, Plainfield, Solon, Sparta, Spencer, Tyron, and Vergennes, Casnovia Village, and Lake and Kent City

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District Courts

59th District Court (Grandville)

3161 Wilson Avenue SW
Grandville, MI 49418

(616) 538-9660

59th District Court (Walker)

4343 Remembrance Road NW
Walker, MI 49534

(616) 453-5765

61st District Court (Grand Rapids)

180 Ottawa NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-5700

62nd-A District Court (Wyoming)

2650 DeHoop Avenue SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

(616) 530-7385

62nd-B District Court (Kentwood)

4740 Walma Avenue SE
Kentwood, MI 49512

(616) 698-9310

63rd District Court (Kent County)

1950 E Beltline Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-7075

(616) 632-7770

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