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86th District Court

The District Court, which was established by the Michigan Legislature in 1968 pursuant to constitutional mandate, has more citizen contact than any other court in our judicial system.  The 86th District Court serves three Counties:

Antrim County                
205 E Cayuga
PO Box 597
Bellaire, MI 49615
(231) 533-6441

Grand Traverse County
280 Washington Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 922-4580

Leelanau County
8527 E Government Center Drive
Suite 201
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
(231) 256-8250

This Court is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. If you require special accommodations to use the court because of disabilities, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 922-4502 to make arrangements.
ADA Request for Accommodations formlinks to external site


Credit Card Payments & Instructions for On-Line Payments:

Credit Card Payments can be made using Visa, Mastercard or Discover.  A convenience fee of $3.95 will be assessed for payments of up to $200.00.  An additional $5.00 fee will be assessed for each subsequent $200.00

To make a Payment:

Click 86th District Court Traffic/Criminal Payment
Key in Last Name and First Name
Click the white filter icon between "Detail" and "Last Name" (in dark green bar)
Click the white arrow to left side of case to open it
Click "Make Payment"

Court Hours:        

Antrim & Grand Traverse Counties:    8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday**

Leelanau County                                   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday**

**Closed in observance of the following holidays:

New Year's Eve & New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents' Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving & Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve Day & Christmas Day

Driving Directions:

Antrim County Courthouse
Grand Traverse County Courthouse
Leelanau County Courthouse