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Forms

This page contains the locally created downloadable forms for your information and use. They are posted in the Abode Acrobat PDF format. If you do not have the Abode Reader, you can download it for free from the Adobe Web Site. A button for download is provided at the bottom of the page.

1. Request for Hearing on a Motion

This is the local form that is used to place a case on the motion docket for hearing by a judge on a motion day. It can also be used as the notice of hearing and proof of service. It is called a Request for Hearing on a Motion. For an Adobe PDF version,  click here.  

Prior to filing your request for hearing, please take a moment to review the available motion dates and times on the Judge's Motion Schedule found here.

2. Family Division Confidential Asset and Liability Disclosure Sheet

The Family Division requires in the initial order that all parties complete these sheets and bring them to the first conference. For an Adobe PDF version,  click here.

3. Facilitation Order

This is the order which is used to refer cases to facilitation, a form of voluntary alternative dispute resolution utilized by the Court on a regular basis. For an Adobe PDF version,  click here.

4. Miscellaneous Order

A commonly used form for orders is the "miscellaneous order." For an Adobe PDF version,  click here.

5. Applications for Attorneys to Represent Indigent Persons

Application forms for attorneys wishing to be added to the Court Appointed Counsel List for Criminal, Domestic, and Juvenile cases are available by clicking on the following links:

Criminal Court Appointed Counsel Application

Domestic Court Appointed Counsel Application

Juvenile Court Appointed Counsel Application

These forms may be completed on your computer.  Alternatively, you may print out the forms and fill them out by hand.

The Court accepts applications to be placed on the Court Appointed Counsel List or to be upgraded to a different List throughout the year.  The Courts Indigent Panel Committees meet quarterly to review applications.  The process is governed by Local Administrative Order 2014-1.  Please fill out the application(s) for any List you are interested in and return the completed application to Case Management, 6th Floor, Macomb County Courthouse, 40 N. Main, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043.  Applications may also be emailed to shelley.lemire@macombgov.org.

The current List for Court Appointed Counsel, including the date of the attorney's last appointment, may be viewed by clicking on this link: Court Appointed Counsel Spreadsheet.

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6. Indigent Appointed Attorneys' Billing Form

Attorneys that are court appointed to represent parties in felony, domestic and juvenile cases must use the designated forms below to submit their Requests for Payment.  We recommend that counsel use this link to submit their Requests, as forms do change and we do not want to delay payment for services rendered due to using the wrong form.  

Effective February 1, 2016, only court approved electronic Requests for Payment from our website will be accepted.  

Felony and Domestic Cases:

Request for Payment on felony and domestic cases by clicking hereNew Form! Now includes Specialty Courts. 

Juvenile Cases:

Request for Payment on juvenile cases in which you can fill-in the blanks online,  click here

*Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Opera browsers to fill out the form in your browser. 
Please note: IE or Internet Explorer will NOT display the form properly.
Once the web form is submitted a copy of the request in PDF format will be sent to your email address for your records.

The email address for submitting attachments is: cacbillsonly@macombgov.org.

7. Indigent Attorney Fee Schedule

This is the schedule that controls, as a general rule, payment of attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent defendants in the Macomb County Circuit Court. Click here.

This is the schedule that controls, as a general rule, payment of attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent Juvenile defendants in Macomb Count Circuit Court. Click here.

8. Case Evaluator Application

This document is the application which attorneys who are interested in becoming case evaluators under MCR 2.403 should complete and file with the Case Evaluation/ADR Clerks. The filing deadline for addition to the list is the close of business on October 1 of the previous year. For an Adobe Acrobat PDF version,  click here.

9. ADR Order

This is the order which is used to refer cases to Alternative Dispute Resolution and appoint a mediator. For a PDF version,  click here.

10. ADR Mediator Application

This document is the application that parties who are interested in becoming ADR mediators should complete and file with the Case Evaluation/ADR Clerks. For a PDF version,  click here.

11. Petition for Appointment of Counsel (Juvenile)

This document is used for parties that are indigent and are required by law to have legal counsel represent them. This form must be submitted to Judicial Aide. For a PDF version,  click here.

12. Fee Waiver Cover Letter, Checklist, Affidavit and Order for Suspension of Fees/Costs, and Financial Statement

For a PDF version,  click here.

13. Request for Payment of Court Appointed Interpreter Fees

This document is the billing form to be used by foreign language and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters. This form must be completed online and will be automatically transmitted to Judicial Aide for processing.

Please click here to start a new formNew Form!

No other versions will be accepted.* Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Opera browsers to fill out the form in your browser. Please note: IE Explorer will not display the form properly. Once the web form is submitted a copy of the request in PDF format will be sent to your email address for your records.

14. Request for Payment of Court Reporter/Recorder Fees

This document is the billing form to be used by court reporters/recorders as approved by Macomb County Circuit Court. This form must be completed online and will be automatically transmitted to Judicial Aide for processing.

Please click here to start a new formNew Form!

No other versions will be accepted.* Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Opera browsers to fill out the form in your browser. Please note: IE Explorer will not display the form properly. Once the web form is submitted a copy of the request in PDF format will be sent to your email address for your records.

15. Appeals Procedure Letters

a. Application for Leave to Appeal

b. Appeals from Concealed Weapon Licensing Board

c. Appeals from Michigan Civil Service Commission

d. Appeals under the Michigan Employment Security Act

e. Appeals from Agencies not Governed by Another Rule

f. Licensing Appeals under the Motor Vehicle Code

g. Appeals from Michigan Parole Board

h. Appeals as of Right

i. Appeals from an Agency Governed by the Administrative Procedures Act

j. Appeals from Macomb County Veterans Services

k. Appeals from Zoning Ordinance Determinations

16. Request for Media Coverage of Court Proceedings

Please fill out the following form to request permission for Film and Media coverage of a court proceeding:

Request for Film and Media Coverage of Court Proceedings (PDF)