Traffic Ticket Lawyers’ Information
About Livonia 16th District Court
Traffic tickets received in Livonia Michigan are handled by the 16th District Court. The Livonia District Court is located at 32765 Five Mile Rd., Livonia, MI 48154. It is open from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday and closed on weekends and holidays.
Note that the business offices of the 16th District Court typically also close for Inventory for a full day in December. This year the 16th District Court will be closed for inventory on Friday, December 7, 2018.
Paying Traffic Tickets in the 16th District Court
If you plan to admit responsibility (“plead guilty”) traffic tickets in Livonia must be paid in full within 14 Calendar Days of receiving the violation. A $35.00 late charge will be assessed after the 14th day. After 56 days an additional 20% late fee will be added.
If you wish to “fight” the ticket, you must request a hearing within 14 days, or you will “automatically lose” (be found guilty by default). [MCL 600.4803]
Failure to respond to the citation(s) in the prescribed manner will result in the suspension of your driving privileges and a reinstatement fee.
If you have received a traffic ticket in Livonia, Michigan, call our traffic ticket lawyers immediately. We can ensure that your request for a hearing in the 16th District Court is filed in a timely manner so that you do not incur any late fees – and so you have the best chance of “beating” your traffic ticket.
16th District Court Traffic Ticket Convenience Fees
Traffic tickets can be paid in person at the 16th District Court House, online, or by phone. An additional “convenience fee” is charged for phone and online payments – based on the amount of the transaction. Convenience fees can be quite expensive.
16th District Court Traffic Ticket Fines
The points for any traffic offense are established by the State of Michigan, and are the same in any Court in the State. However, fines and fees for traffic tickets can vary from city to city.
CLICK HERE for a complete list of the 16th District Court Traffic Ticket Fines, revised as of January 1, 2018.
Note that this schedule of 16th District Court fines may change without notice. Remember that these fines only apply to payments accepted on or before the appearance date, but do not apply to cases heard in court.
Livonia 16th District Court Judges
The 16th District Court has two sitting judges on the bench. Judge Kathleen J. McCann, a former Wayne County Special Assistant Prosecutor was elected to 16th District Court in November 1994. Judge Sean P. Kavanagh, a former 16th District Court Magistrate, was elected to be a 16th District Court Judge in November, 2008.
However, if you appear in the 16th District Court to fight a traffic ticket, you will be seen by a “Magistrate” rather than a Judge for your first appearance. But, if you hire a traffic ticket lawyer for a Livonia driving offense, in most cases you can avoid going to Court altogether.
16th District Court Traffic Ticket Lawyers
If you have received a traffic ticket in Livonia or anywhere on Michigan, your next step should be to talk to an experienced traffic ticket lawyer. We can explain the fees and points you are facing, and help you decide the best way to “fight” your traffic ticket in the 16th District Court.
Our Livonia area traffic ticket lawyers are committed to offering you the most aggressive representation in your traffic ticket case, at the most affordable prices. Hiring a traffic ticket lawyer can help get your ticket reduced or dismissed – and can save you thousands of dollars in fines, court costs, car insurance increases, driver responsibility fees and license restoration costs later.
Our lawyers have helped hundreds of people “beat” their traffic tickets in the 16th District Court. Your first telephone consultation is always FREE, so call today and see how our experienced 16th District Court traffic lawyer can help you.