12th Judicial District Court


The 12th District Court of Jackson County is located at 213 South Jackson Street in Jackson, Michigan.


Hours of Operation: 

Monday- Friday:        8am-5pm



Administration:         (517)- 788- 4260



Hon. R. Darryl Mazur

Chief Justice

(517) 788- 4011

Hon. Joseph S. Filip

District Court Judge

(517) 788- 4260

Hon. Michael J. Klaeren
Chief Judge Pro Tem
(517) 788- 4260


Hon. Daniel A. Goostrey
District Court Judge

(517) 788- 4260


The 12th District Court adjudicates all criminal misdemeanors and handles the preliminary examinations for felony matters. General civil actions that do not exceed $25,000, small claims cases, and landlord-tenant disputes are also handled by the District Court. The majority of Jackson County’s traffic violations are resolved by the District Court as well.



Additional information regarding the Jackson County District Court can be found on their webpage at http://www.d12.com/county_courts/d12/index.asp


Contact us if you or a family member have been charged with a criminal offense that occurred within Jackson County.  Our office has handled numerous felony and misdemeanor criminal charges in Jackson.  Michigan Criminal Lawyer Nicholas A. Leydorf has handled numerous criminal cases in the 12th District Court with great success.


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