Traffic & Parking Civil
These infractions are traffic offenses not serious enough to be classified as crimes, but serious enough to deserve sanctions other than jail. They include minor traffic violations such as speeding and parking violations. The District Court where the violation occurred handles these matters.
How to Contest a Traffic Ticket
If you wish to contest a civil infraction traffic ticket and schedule an Informal Hearing, you can call (517) 548-1000. The civil infraction ticket must have been issued less than 10 days.
The District Court does not take credit card payments over the phone. Payments can be made in the following ways:
Municipal Civil Infractions
These infractions are non-traffic civil infractions such as building code, nuisance, trail ways, dog, park, and curfew offenses that are violations of a local ordinance. The District Court where the violation occurred handles these matters.
State Civil Infractions
These are non-traffic civil infractions that are violations of a State law. The District Court where the violation occurred handles these matters.