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Court Holidays

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


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The Court will be closed, and therefore unable to accept or docket filings, on the following dates in calendar year 2015:
  • New Year's Holiday, Thursday, January 1, 2015
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 19, 2015
  • Presidents' Day, Monday, February 16, 2015
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Independence Day, Friday, July 3, 2015
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2015
  • Veterans' Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015
  • Thanksgiving Holiday, Thursday-Friday, November 26-27, 2015
  • Christmas Holiday, Thursday-Friday, December 24-25, 2015
  • New Year's Eve, Thursday, December 31, 2015


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.

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      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

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