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Online Court Resources
Resources for the for the 54A District Court - Lansing as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Ingham County, Michigan, and resources applicable to all courts in Michigan.
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54A District Court (Lansing) Records
Search 54A District Court (Lansing) records by name. Select "Lansing" from the list of court systems to begin.
54A District Court (Lansing) Warrants
View 54A District Court (Lansing) active warrants by name, data of birth, charge, and case number.
Criminal History Search
Search criminal histories by name and date of birth. Registration is required and a fee applies.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
54A District Court (Lansing) Dockets
Search 54A District Court (Lansing) dockets by judge, date range, and court. Select "Lansing" from the list of court systems to begin.
Published opinions and orders
54A District Court (Lansing) Administrative Orders
View 54A District Court (Lansing) Administrative Orders by number or description.
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search Michigan Attorney General opinions from 1963 to present. Search by full text, keyword, subject, headnote, or opinion number.
Forms and related information
Online Court Forms
View and download forms for various legal issues and general court procedure. Categories of available forms include, but are not limited to: civil, criminal, domestic relations, probate, juvenile, landlord/tenant, mental health, motor vehicle, name change, personal protection, and small claims. Forms are organized by subject and may be searched by form number or form name.
Judge Complaint Form and Information
The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission provides instructions and a form to file a grievance against a judge.
Online fine payments
Pay 54A District Court (Lansing) Civil Infraction Tickets
Pay 54A District Court (Lansing) civil infraction tickets online.
Pay Lansing Police Department Tickets Online
Pay 54A District Court (Lansing) tickets issued by the Lansing Police Department online. A service fee applies.
Self help, legal research, general information
54A District Court (Lansing) Civil Cases
View information about civil cases in 54A District Court (Lansing), including small claims and landlord/tenant cases. Links are in the left column.
54A District Court (Lansing) Criminal Cases
View information about criminal cases in 54A District Court (Lansing), including misdemeanors, felonies, adjournments, formal hearings, and record requests. Links are in the left column.
54A District Court (Lansing) Probation and Victim Panel
View information about probation in 54A District Court (Lansing), including the Victim Impact Panel and probation-related forms. Links are in the left column.
54A District Court (Lansing) Traffic Cases
View information about traffic cases in 54A District Court (Lansing), including how to respond to a traffic ticket, court appearances, motions to set aside, and waivers for license, registration, and equipment tickets. A link to methods of payment is in the left column.
54A District Court (Lansing) Sobriety Court
The Sobriety Court program offered through 54A District Court (Lansing) works with repeat offenders to reduce the incidence of drunk driving.
Ingham County Veterans Treatment Court
View information about Ingham County Veterans Treatment Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some veterans with mental health or substance abuse problems.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Michigan, including local housing counseling agencies, state agencies and programs, and a link to legal aid providers.
The Michigan Attorney General's Office offers information about victims' rights and compensation, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to additional state and local services and resources.
Problem Solving Courts
Problem Solving Courts are programs administered by Michigan Circuit and District Courts to provide alternatives to incarceration by offering treatment, education, and community service options for certain offenders. Court types include: Drug, DWI, Family Dependency, Mental Health, Gun, Domestic Violence, Teen, and Veterans' Treatment.
Crime Victim Information
The Michigan Department of Corrections offers information about the parole consideration process, victim notification, crime victims' rights, a victims' compensation application form, brochures, and links to agencies that serve victims.
Driver Improvement Course
The Michigan Basic Driver Improvement Course offers an online or classroom program to eligible offenders to keep points off driving records upon course completion. Links to course providers and answers to frequently asked questions are included.
Detailed landlord/tenant information is provided in this handbook.
Legal Information and Self-Help Resources
The State Bar of Michigan offers legal information by topic, including consumer, criminal, employment, immigration, probate, and family law. Additional links include how to find a lawyer, local law library, legal research assistance, and Michigan legal websites.
Consumer Protection Information
The Michigan Attorney General's Office offers information about consumer issues, including scams, prevention tips, fraud alerts and updates, and a link to online complaint forms and instructions.
Consumer Protection Guide
View and download a Consumer Protection Guide with information about consumer rights, legal actions, fraud prevention, and a directory of advocacy organizations and agencies.
Michigan Compiled Laws, Acts, and Constitution
Search Michigan statutes and the Michigan Constitution by section or statute number, popular name, chapter, or keyword. Links to state legislative resources, including pending and signed bills, committee types, members, and schedules, and a directory of state legislators are also included.
Michigan Law Libraries
View information about the State Law Library including print and online legal research resources, available library services, and a directory of local law libraries by region.
Michigan Legal Help
Michigan Legal Help provides information on a variety of civil matters, including family law, abuse prevention and victim protection, consumer, housing, public benefits, employment, and estate and guardianship. Self-help resources include guides and articles by legal topic, forms, instructions, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Office of Dispute Resolution
Find information about alternative dispute resolution in Michigan, including an online guide to mediation procedures, an instructional video, brochures and pamphlets, and Community Dispute Resolution Program.
Court Services and Procedures
View information about going to court in Michigan, including an overview of court processes, forms and instructions, a legal terms handbook, alternative dispute resolution, and various court services, such as interpreter and disability accommodation requests.
Tribal Court Information
View information about Native American Tribal Courts in Michigan, with contacts and links to individual court websites.
Search Michigan Court Rules and other rules related to court procedure, including the regulation of lawyers and judges, by keyword. Michigan Court Rules are displayed by rule type and chapter.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Ingham County Bad Check Restitution and Prosecution
The Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney's Office Economic Crimes Unit offers information about its Bad Check Diversion Program, with tips for merchants, description of the program, and links to applicable forms.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board offers online access to notices of discipline, disability, and reinstatement since October 1978 by attorney last name.
Complaints Against Attorneys, Judges, and Court Personnel
View the procedure for filing a complaint against a Michigan judge, attorney, and other court personnel (including court reporters and interpreters).
Complaints Against Judges
View information about how to file a complaint against a judge and link to records of pending and resolved disciplinary proceedings.
Directory of Free and Low-Cost Legal Services
View organizations offering free and low-cost legal services to low-income residents, by county and by legal issue.
Complaints Against Attorneys
The procedure for filing an investigation for attorney misconduct is provided by the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission.
Find Legal Assistance
View information about lawyer referral services, community legal resource and assistance centers, and court-appointed attorneys.
Free and Low-Cost Legal Services Search
Search legal service providers by type of service and county, with contact information and links to organizations' websites. These organizations provide free and low-cost legal assistance to low-income residents.
A Practical Guide to Hiring a Lawyer
The State Bar of Michigan offers an instructional guide to assist individuals in finding, selecting, and hiring a lawyer.
Search the Michigan Bar Association directory of member lawyers by name, firm name, location, member number, keyword, committee and section membership, and status.
Lawyer Referral Services
The State Bar of Michigan offers a statewide lawyer referral service by phone or online request, and contact information for local lawyer referral services by county.