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Michigan 41A District Court

The 41A District Court serves Utica and the City Sterling Heights and the Townships of Macomb and Shelby in Macomb County. The Honorable Douglas P. Shepherd (Chief Judge), the Honorable Annemarie M. Lepore, the Honorable Stephen S. Sierawski, and the Honorable Kimberley Anne Wiegand currently preside over this court. Below are the two locations for the court:

Sterling Heights 40111 Dodge Park Rd Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Shelby Township 52420 Van Dyke Ave (formerly 51660 Van Dyke in Shelby Township) Shelby Township, MI 48316

41A District Court Cases

This district court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor criminal cases, civil cases of $25,000 or less, landlord tenant disputes (such as land contracts) and other small claims cases. They also have jurisdiction over felony cases to determine probable cause and administer preliminary examinations and civil infractions like parking and traffic matters, such as traffic tickets.

41A District Court Attorney

The Law Offices of Barton Morris has over 20 years of experience as 41-A District Court criminal defense attorneys. They specialize in defending criminal matters, such as:

  1. DUI offenses,
  2. retail fraud,
  3. marijuana & drug/controlled substance possession or delivery offenses,
  4. firearms offenses,
  5. domestic violence cases, and
  6. driver’s license restoration.

Domestic Violence charges include:

  • Domestic Assault and Aggravated Domestic Assault
  • Assault and Battery
  • Assault with Intent to Commit Great Bodily Harm
  • Assault with Intent to Commit Murder
  • Aggravated Stalking
  • Unlawful Internet Posting

Drunk Driving (DUI/OWI) charges includes:

  • Operating While Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Drugs
  • Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI)
  • Operating with Any Presence of a Schedule 1 Drug or Cocaine
  • Under Age 21 Operating with Any Bodily Alcohol Content
  • Super Drunk Driving

Drug Possession/Possession with Intent to Distribute

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedules 1-5

Weapon and Firearm offenses include:

  • Possession of a Firearm
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Unlawful discharge of a firearm
  • Possession or use of firearm by a person under the influence
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