***PLEASE NOTE*** Grosse Pointe Shores Division of the Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Court's TEMPORARY OFFICE HOURS  are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and closed daily for lunch between 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.  This is effective from Monday April 25, 2022 through July 25, 2022.  ANY EMERGENCY FILINGS OR MATTERS THAT NEED IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, you may contact the Court Administrator by calling 313-590-0619 or send an email to and/or   

The Court Is located on the first floor of the Shores Municipal Building, 795 Lake Shore Road
Telephone: 313-881-5503.
Fax 313-640-1661

The Honorable Charles T. Berschback, Municipal Court Judge

Susan Thomas, Court Administrator
Phone: 313-881-5503 or 313-885-2104

Susan Butkovich, Court Clerk


Fines, cost, and other financial obligation imposed by the court are to be paid at the time of assessment (MCR 1.110) unless otherwise directed by the Court.

No food or beverages are allowed in the Court Room.

All persons entering the Grosse Pointe Shores Division of the Municipal Court are subject to a search of both their person and all belongings.  A walk-through metal detector and a physical inspection by security personnel of purses, handbags, briefcases, etc will also be conducted. 
**Please note: Court sessions may also be held in Grosse Pointe Farms at 90 Kerby Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Please remember that proper attire is required in the courtroom.  Blue jeans, cut-off shirts, etc are not considered to be proper attire.
The Court staff is unable to give any legal advice.  Please contact an attorney for help and guidance.