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News & Announcements

Check this page or the News and Announcements box on the homepage for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.



April 24, 2018

The CM-ECF system will be unavailable for system maintenance

April 16, 2018

The Marquette Clerk's Office will be closed for regular business on Monday, April 16, 2018 due to inclement weather.

March 1, 2018

The Clerk's Office is pleased to announce the addition of several video resources to aid in the e-filing of motions and briefs.  These resources can be found here:
E-Filing Motions and...

February 9, 2018

All Southern Division Clerk's Office (Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Lansing) locations will close at noon on Friday, February 9, 2018 due to inclement weather.

January 15, 2018

Please take notice that the General Services Administration (GSA) has announced an increase in the reimbursement mileage rates for privately owned automobiles, motorcycles, and airplanes when used for official travel. The new reimbursement...

October 3, 2017

The United States District Court and Probation and Pretrial Services for the Western District of Michigan will be closed for regular business on November 24, 2017 and December 26, 2017.  All District Court filings due on November 24, 2017 and...

September 28, 2017

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has announced plans for the 2018 Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, an open conference for judges and bar members.  The conference will be held May 16-18, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee...

June 6, 2017

The Clerk's Offices in Grand Rapids, Lansing and Kalamazoo will be closed to the public on Thursday, June 22, 2017.
The ECF HelpDesk will be available during regular business hours.

May 1, 2017

In recognition of Law Day 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan is launching a new web page which provides links and information on the federal judiciary, as well as allowing schools and various civic groups to...