Livingston County Courts

Livingston County Courts

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Juror Scam Alert

WARNING:  Please be on the lookout for fraudulent phone calls or emails regarding jury service.  Through calls and emails, scammers are pressuring citizens to provide confidential data, threatening prosecution for failing to comply with jury service, and claiming fines are owed for missing jury duty.  If you receive a call or email of this nature, please contact Detective Matt Young at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office at (517) 546-2440.

Your Court System includes the 44th Circuit Court, located in Howell, the 53rd District Court, located in Howell and Brighton and the Probate Court. Honorable Miriam A. Cavanaugh is Chief Judge of Livingston County Courts.
The Juvenile Court and Family Court are part of the 44th Circuit Court. The 44th Circuit Court also handles felony criminal cases and civil cases with alleged damages totaling over $25,000.  The 53rd District Court handles misdemeanor criminal cases, initial stages of felony criminal cases, traffic cases, landlord/tenant cases, small claims, and civil cases with alleged damages under $25,000. Marriages are also performed in 53rd District Court. Click on each court for more information. 

Livingston County Courts are pleased to serve the needs of the community. Livingston County Courts work with state and national organizations and community providers to achieve the best outcomes, including offering Specialty Courts, Programs, and Services Available for the Community.  Click here for a complete report of the Court’s activities. For information about selected performance measures for Michigan Courts, click here
Livingston County Courts welcome the input of the community, e-mail us with your questions, comments or concerns.  We cannot answer any specific questions about cases.