COUNTY OF HILLSDALE, MICHIGAN

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Honorable Sara Lisznyai, District Court Judge

Telephone: (517) 437-7329
Fax: (517) 437-2908
 

Office Information

District Court Administrator - Kristina Shaneour

 CLICK TO READ Notice to Landlords Filing Eviction Actions

Eviction Diversion Program (EDP)

Help for tenant and landlords to resolve eviction cases without the need for a trial before a Judge. Click to read details about the EDP mediation services that District Court 2B provides in partnership with Southeastern Dispute Resolution Services, Legal SErvices of South Central Michigan, Community Action Agency & Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.

Notice of Hearing and Remote Participation

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, on April 7, 2020 the Michigan Supreme Court implemented Administrative Order 2020-6 which expanded the authority of judicial officers to conduct proceedings remotely. You may This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive your Notice of Hearing and Remote Participation which include Guidelines for participation in remote hearings and technical instructions for partcipating in the remote hearing .

Advice of Rights & Plea Information

The Advice of Rights and Plea Information advises you of your rights during arraignment. Click to read the Advice of Rights and Plea Information before your arraignment. Questions and concerns will be addressed at your hearing.

Online Docket & Video Court Hearings

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Click to view District Court 2b Online Docket hosted by the State of Michigan SCAO/JIS.

 In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, on April 7, 2020 the Michigan Supreme Court implemented Administrative Order 2020-6 which expanded the authority of judicial officers to conduct proceedings remotely. AO 2020-6 is designed to help courts manage remote proceedings, including:

  • Allowing for confidential communication between a party and their lawyer;
  • Providing access to the public during the proceeding or immediately after via a video recording, unless the proceeding is closed or limited by court rule or statute; and,
  • Recording of the proceeding must be sufficient to produce a verbatim written transcript.

If you have questions about the posted video court proceedings for District Court 2b, please call (517) 437-7329.

District Court YouTube Channel for court hearings conducted through Zoom.

Click to read COVID-19 Precautionary Measures for Prospective Jurors.

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District Court 2b

49 N. Howell St.
Hillsdale, MI 49242

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

(517)437-7329
Fax: (517) 437-2908

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PAY FINES ONLINE

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Browse to https://e.courts.michigan.gov

Select the "Next" button

Select Hillsdale County and search for your fine(s) & input case information

* Some cases cannot be paid online.

PAY BY PHONE

Call 517-437-7329 Ext: 223

PAY IN PERSON

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