Jurisdiction and Venue

Court (62-B District)

Landlord Tenant in General
The 62-B District Court has jurisdiction over all landlord tenant actions arising from properties located within the City of Kentwood.  See the map below.

Summary Proceedings Jurisdiction
The 62-B District Court has jurisdiction over summary proceedings for evictions in landlord tenant, land contract forfeitures, and evictions after the redemption period has ended after a mortgage foreclosure. 

Monetary Limits
The 62-B District Court has jurisdiction over landlord tenant cases up to $25,000.  The Circuit Court handles cases that exceed $25,000.00.  However,  a District Court judge may receive an appointment of Circuit Court Judge authority over a case within the district.  Therefore, the case may still be heard by the District Court Judge in the District Court.

Venue for the Six District Courts in Kent County

59th District Court (Grandville) - Encompasses the City of Grandville 
3161 Wilson Avenue SW
Grandville, MI 49418

59th District Court (Walker) - Encompasses the City of Walker
4343 Remembrance Road NW
Walker, MI 49534

61st District Court (Grand Rapids) - Encompasses the City of Grand Rapids
180 Ottawa NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

62-A District Court (Wyoming) - Encompasses the City of Wyoming
2650 DeHoop Avenue SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

62-B District Court (Kentwood) - Encompasses the City of Kentwood
4740 Walma Ave SE
Kentwood, MI 49512

 63rd District Court (Kent County) 
Encompasses the Cities of: Cedar Springs, East Grand Rapids, Kent City, Lowell, and Rockford;
and all of the Villages and Townships in Kent County.
1950 E Beltline Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Kent County Street Directory to Determine  in Which City or Township an Address is Located. When you click on this link, the Kent County Street Directory will appear. You can use the Find Feature to locate a street by pressing Ctrl-F and then inputting the name of the street. The third column will inform you if Both (B) sides of the street or just the Odd (O) side of the street or the Even side of the street are in a particular jurisdiction. The fifth column will inform you of the proper political jurisdiction.

Map of the City of Kentwood This is a detailed Adobe PDF version of the map that will allow you to zoom in to the street level and search by street names. This map may take considerable time to download over slower (dial-up) connections.