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Court Holidays

Court Holidays are in accordance with MCR 8.110(D). See rule below.

 

The Court will be closed, and therefore unable to accept or docket filings, on the following dates in calendar year 2018:
 
     2018 Court Holidays:

  • New​ Year's Holiday, Monday, January 1, 2018
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 15, 2018
  • Presidents' Day, Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Veterans' Day, Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Holiday, Thursday-Friday, November 22-23, 2018
  • Christmas Holiday, Monday-Tuesday, December 24-25, 2018
  • New Year's Eve, Monday, December 31, 2018

 

Court Holidays are in accordance with MCR 8.110(D):

(D) Court Hours; Court Holidays; Judicial Absences.

    1. (1)  Court Hours. The chief judge shall enter an administrative order under MCR 8.112(B) establishing the court's hours. 
    2. (2)  Court Holidays; Local Modification.
      • (a)  The following holidays are to be observed by all state courts, except those courts which have adopted modifying administrative orders pursuant to MCR 8.112(B): 
        New Year's Day, January 1;  
        Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, the third Monday in January in conjunction with the federal holiday;  
        Presidents' Day, the third Monday in February;  
        Memorial Day, the last Monday in May;  
        Independence Day, July 4;  
        Labor Day, the first Monday in September;  
        Veterans' Day, November 11;  
        Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November;
        Friday after Thanksgiving;  
        Christmas Eve, December 24;  
        Christmas Day, December 25;  
        New Year's Eve, December 31;
      • (b)  When New Year's Day, Independence Day, Veterans' Day, or Christmas Day falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be a holiday. When New Year's Day, Independence Day, Veterans' Day, or Christmas Day falls on Sunday, the following Monday shall be a holiday. When Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve falls on Friday, the preceding Thursday shall be a holiday. When Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve falls on Saturday or Sunday, the preceding Friday shall be a holiday. 
      • (c)  Courts are encouraged to promulgate a modifying administrative order if appropriate to accommodate or achieve uniformity with the holiday practices of local governmental units regarding local public employees.
      • (d) With the prior approval of the chief judge, a judge may continue a trial in progress or dispose of judicial matters on any of the listed holidays if he or she finds it to be necessary.
      • (e) Any action taken by a court on February 12, Lincoln's birthday, or on the second Monday in October, Columbus Day, shall be valid.
       
      Clerk of the Court
      Michigan Supreme Court
       
      Mailing Address:
      PO Box 30052
      Lansing, MI 48909
       
      Street Address:
      Michigan Hall of Justice
      925 W. Ottawa Street
      Lansing, MI 48915
       
      Phone: (517) 373-0120