The 17th District Court is located in Redford, Michigan, Wayne County has jurisdiction over cases occurring in the city of Redford and Redford Township.
Redford District Court Jurisdiction
The 17 District Court covers civil matters where the amount in controversy is under $25,000 or less, landlord-tenant as well as civil infractions such as speeding and traffic matters.
The Redford Court also covers misdemeanor criminal matters such as Operating while Intoxicated, Driving on Drugs, Marijuana Possession, and domestic assault.
The court also has jurisdiction over felony preliminary examinations. These are probable cause hearings to determine if there is enough evidence in the case to be bound over to the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice Criminal Court in Detroit.
If you have been charged with a crime in the Redford District Court contact criminal defense attorney, Aaron J. Boria. We have successfully had cases dismissed at the Redford Court. We fight for our clients; we protect their rights and their future. Contact us today for a free consolation (734) 453-7806.
17 District Court Judges
The 17th district Court has two judges: Karen Khalil and Charlotte Worth
Judge Karen Khalil
The Honorable Karen Khalil has served the people of Redford Township as one of their 17th District Court Judges for more than 20 years. Judge Khalil has been selected by the Michigan Supreme Court to serve as the court's Chief Judge
She was raised in Redford and a graduate of Redford Union High School. She was Redford's first female judge; she has earned a reputation for being firm.
Judge Khalil is a graduate of Albion College and the University of Detroit School of Law.
Charlotte L. Wirth
Charlotte L. Wirth was appointed to the 17th District Court in March of 1999. She is a graduate of Redford Union High School, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University Law School.
Before being a judge she was in private law practice in Redford for close to twenty years.
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