Scheduling A Motion

Civil Motions


Civil Motions should be scheduled on alternate Tuesdays (according to weekly schedule page) or Fridays at 10 a.m., The original motion should be filed with the Jackson County Clerk's Office. A Judge's copy should be sent separately to the Judge's office. It is not necessary to call the Judge's office to schedule a Civil motion hearing.

Domestic Motions


Domestic Motions should be scheduled on Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. for attorney Motions and 10:30 a.m. for Pro Per Motions (unrepresented parties).  The original motion must be filed with the Jackson County Clerk’s Office.  A Judge’s copy should be sent separately to the Judge’s Office.  It is not necessary to call the Judge’s Office to schedule a domestic motion hearing.  


Summary Disposition Motions


Summary Disposition Motions must be scheduled with the Judge's office at 517-768-8511. These are generally heard on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 3 and 3:30 p.m. with 30 minutes allotted for each motion.


PPO Motions


All PPO motions should be scheduled on Thursday’s at 10:00 a.m.  It is not necessary to call the Judge’s office to schedule a motion hearing.  (weekly schedule page),


Questions, Comments, Concerns


If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this page please email Patti Clark.