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District Court

Directions to 62A District Court

The 62A District Court is located behind City Hall, which is on the Northeast corner of Twenty-Eighth and DeHoop.  The landmark Roger Plaza is directly across from City Hall on Twenty-Eighth Street. The District Court is about ¾ of a mile west of U.S. 131 and about 3 & ½ miles east of Interstate 196. Both highways provide on/off access to Twenty-Eighth Street.

62A District Court Judges

 
62A Court Judge

Honorable Pablo Cortes

Appointed District Judge (November 2005)
Current Term Expires (December 2014)
The Honorable Pablo Cortes is an Undergraduate of the University of Michigan and a Graduate of Wayne State Law School. His professional associations include: State Bar of Michigan, Grand Rapids Bar Association, American Judges Association, American Inns of Court, Adjunct Professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Michigan District Judges Association and Michigan Partners in Crisis as a Legislative Committee member.
 
62A Court Judge

Honorable Steven Timmers

Elected District Judge (November 2001)
Current Term Expires (December 2016)
The Honorable Steven Timmers is an Undergraduate of Western Michigan University and a Graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School. His professional associations include: Grand Rapids Bar Association, Michigan State Bar Association and Michigan District Judges Association.
 
 

62A District Court System

The 62A District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. As such, it has the authority to rule on cases involving traffic and criminal matter such as: Criminal Misdemeanors, Municipal Civil Infractions, Parking Violations, Traffic Civil Infractions, and Traffic Misdemeanors.

The court holds Preliminary Exams on felony cases to determine if there is sufficient evidence to move the case to the Circuit Court, which is ultimately the court having jurisdiction over such matters. Misdemeanors are cases that do not carry a penalty of more than $1,000.00 in fines or one year in jail. Cases that exceed those limits are called Felonies. District Courts also handle civil matters that include: General Civil Cases up to $25,000.00, Landlord/Tenant Cases, and Small Claims up to $3,000.00.

62A District Court
Hours of Operation

2650 DeHoop Avenue SW
Wyoming, MI  49509
Phone (Civil):  616.530.7386
E-mail (Civil):  Civil Court
Phone (Criminal):  616.257.9814
E-Mail (Criminal):  Criminal Court
Phone (Probation):  616.530.7398
Fax (Probation): 616.530.3160
E-Mail (Probation):  Probation

Monday - Thursday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Friday
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

(Except the 1st Thursday of each month; the hours are
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)