14A District Court, Michigan

A. Thomas Truesdell

A. Thomas Truesdell was appointed as the first attorney magistrate in the 14A District Court by Judge Kenneth Bronson on January 23, 1986. He presides in all divisions of the 14A District Court located in Ypsilanti, Chelsea, Saline and Ann Arbor.  Full Biography... 

Main number: (734) 475-8606 Fax number: (734) 475-0460



Judicial Coordinator/Court Recorder
Paul Ward
(734) 484-6690





A letter is needed from the attorney making the request containing the Case Name and Number, date for completion of transcription, and date and type of hearing requested. Your request can be mailed to 14A-2 District Court, 415 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti, MI 48197 or 4133 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI  48107 Attn. Magistrate Recorder.  The request may also be faxed to (734) 484-6697 or (734) 973-4693, Attention: Magistrate Recorder.  The other option would be to email wardp@ewashtenaw.org

Adjournment Policy

Requests for a two week adjournment of Civil and Misdemeanor Hearings can be made by stipulation and order for adjournment. Requests for cases heard at the 14A-1 District Court should be faxed to the 14A-1 Clerk's office, (734) 973-4693.  14A-2 District Court should be faxed to the 14A-2 Clerk's office, (734) 484-6697.  Requests for cases heard at the 14A-3 District Court should be faxed to the 14A-3 Clerk's office, (734) 475-0460.  Requests for cases hears the 14A-4 District Court should be faxed to the 14A-4 Clerk's office, (734) 429-2879

Each party to a civil infraction is permitted only one adjournment of an informal hearing 48 hours prior to the court date without the permission of the Magistrate. Additional adjournments or requests within 48 hours of the court date require the approval of the Magistrate.  Please call the court that your case is to be heard at: 14A-1, (734) 973-4545; 14A-2, (734) 484-6690; 14A-3, (734) 475-8606 and 14A-4. (734) 429-2504.