Landlord/Tenant

Court (62-B District)

Landlord Tenant Division 
Welcome to the 62-B District Court Landlord Tenant Division. The landlord tenant division is responsible for handling all real property disputes. We handle your dispute from the first filing of a complain, to hearing for summary proceedings, and enforcement of judgments.

Please contact our Landlord Tenant Clerk at 616.554.0714 with any questions.

Before accepting a landlord tenant action, the clerk must verify that the action arises from a property located within the City of Kentwood.

LANDLORD TENANT/SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS 
Filing Fees for Money Judgment & Possession

Filing Fees for Complaints
ClaimFiling Fee
Possession Only   $55.00
Possession with Money Claims up to $ 600.00   $90.00
Possession with Money Claims from $ 600.01 to $ 1,750.00 $110.00
Possession with Money Claims from $ 1,750.01 to $ 10,000.00 $130.00
Possession with Money Claims from $ 10,000.01 to $ 25,000.00 $215.00
Land Contract Forfeiture Action    $55.00


For judgments exceeding $25,000.00, Judge William G. Kelly can hear the case in District Court by a temporary appointment as a Circuit Court Judge.

OTHER COURT FEES 

Jury Demand   $50
Motion Fee   $20 


SERVICE FEES 

Court Officer   $26 + mileage 

POST JUDGMENT COURT FEES 
Order of Eviction  $15
Writ of Garnishment    $15
Request & Order to Seize Property   $15 
Subpoena on Discovery   $15 

POST JUDGMENT COURT OFFICER SERVICE FEES
Order of Eviction  $40
Writ of Garnishment    $23 + miles
Request & Order to Seize Property   $40 + % 
Subpoena on Discovery   $26 + mileage