97th District Court - Keweenaw

Department Information

Keweenaw County 97th District Court
5095 Fourth Street
Eagle River, MI 49950

Hon. Nicholas J. Daavettila, Judge
Roxanne Billing, Court Clerk

906 337-2229 [Phone]
906 337-2253 [FAX]

Pay Clerk of Courts

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Closed Legal Holidays

Other Contacts

Roxanne Billing, Magistrate

Keith Anderson, Probation Officer
906-482-0066  ext. 3

Services & Information

The District Court system in Michigan was established in 1968. It is limited by statutes which outline the functions of this court. District Court is the first level of court for both civil and criminal actions.


  • Misdemeanors where punishment does not exceed one year in jail
  • First appearance and preliminary examinations on felony cases
  • Sets and accepts bail on felony and misdemeanor cases
  • Accepts all payments for fines and costs from probationers
  • Traffic civil infraction and non-traffic civil infraction matters
  • Small claims up to $6,000
  • Civil litigation up to $25,000
  • Landlord/Tenant, Garnishments, EvictionsFelony Criminal Matters

For more information see: District Court Clerk


There are 2 forms available for your convenience:

Links and Q&A

How much is my traffic ticket and how many points?

Fines & Costs may be updated/changed without notice. Please contact the Court.

How do I pay my fines?

Mail check or money order payable to 97th District Court.
Credit and debit card payments are accepted.
Contact the Court

How do I contact the Court?


Where do I get Small Claims or Landlord Tenant Forms?

Click here to access forms.

How do I get legal advice?

You can visit Michigan Legal Help.