44th District Court


The 44th District Court serving Royal Oak and Berkley welcomes you to our home page. Our purpose here is to assist you in getting the most out of your court system.

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Court lobby hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 8:00am until 4:30pm. 

Court staff are available to answer any questions at (248)246-3600 or via email at 44dc@romi.gov

All hearings will continue to be held remotely unless notified otherwise. If you have an in-person hearing scheduled on a Friday afternoon, please call (248)246-3691 when you arrive at the court for entry into the building.

Face coverings are required for entry into the building and must be worn at all times.  All patrons will be screened for COVID symptoms by court security.  

Courtroom capacities are limited to allow compliance with six foot distancing requirements.

All probation appointments will continue to be held remotely.

All court hearings that are held remotely will be livestreamed on YouTube. Click on the appropriate link to be directed to the livestream:

Hon. Derek W. Meinecke: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJHWb5444fhV6einFYO7WxA

Hon. Jamie L. Wittenberg:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdJfS4hz34OrikajNfpHyqQ

Magistrate’s Courtroom: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvim_M8yGfZCCVoCPHRXu1Q

Online payments for court fines can be made at www.allpaid.com using pay location code 3031.

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  1. 44th District Court

    Physical Address
    400 E 11 Mile Road
    Royal Oak, MI 48067

    Phone: : 248-246-3600
    Fax: : 248-246-3601

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.