Traffic/Civil Infractions

Traffic/Civil Infractions Intro

District Court Traffic

A hearing conducted by a District Court Magistrate involving the police officer, the defendant and any witnesses, held without a prosecutor or defense attorney. The determination may be appealed to a formal hearing.

A hearing conducted by a District Court Judge involving the police officer, defendant, and all witnesses. Defendant may be represented by an attorney, and a prosecutor most be present.

Notify the court in person, in writing or by phone, that you are denying responsibility and specify if you wish to have an informal or formal hearing. The court will try to accommodate reasonable requests for hearing dates/times. Provide the court of your correct mailing address, and phone number where you can be reached between 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.

Requests for informal or formal hearings must be received 3-14 days from the date the ticket was issued. Failure to make a timely request for a hearing will result in entry of a default judgment against the defendant.

Points cannot be reduced eliminated by the Court, they are set by statute. If you are eligible, the Secretary of State may send you a letter regarding an online class to eliminate the points from your driving record. 

Do not web search for the website, there a few imposter websites. If eligible, you will receive the letter from SOS.

You can search your records for Midland County's 75th District Court here