Extreme Risk Protection Order Act


The Extreme Risk Protection Order Act (ERPOA) MCL 691.1801 et seq, goes into effect on February 13, 2024. This act provides a process for certain individuals to request an order prohibiting an individual from possessing or purchasing firearms and ordering a surrender and/or seizer of a restrained individual’s firearm. ERPOA is commonly known as a “red flag law”.

Forms and Filing

Forms for filing a petition under ERPOA can be found at https://www.3rdcc.org/forms/family-domestic.

Currently, to file a petition under ERPOA, one must do so in person in Room 928 of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Two Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. Room 928 is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. but closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

Extreme Risk Protection Immediate Emergency Ex Parte Availability Plan

ADM File 2023-24: Final Court Rule Amendments

Wayne County Licensed Firearm Dealers List

Law Enforcement

All immediate emergency ERPO requests by law enforcement officers shall be made by calling Third Judicial Circuit’s emergency number at 313-967-2002. Judges from the Family Division will be assigned to ERPO cases including immediate emergency requests. Contact information will be provided to law enforcement.