Circuit Court

Forms

This page contains the locally created down-loadable forms for your information and use. They are posted in the Abode Acrobat PDF format and/or Word 97 for Windows. 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.

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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. For a fill able Word version, click 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. For a fillable Word 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.  For a fill able Word version, click here.


4. Miscellaneous Order
A commonly used form for orders is the "miscellaneous order." For an Adobe PDF version, click here.  For a fill able Word version, click here.

5. Applications for Attorneys to Represent Indigent Persons

Application forms for attorneys wishing to be added to the list of appointed counsel for criminal, domestic, and juvenile cases are now available.

Criminal case application

Domestic case application

Juvenile case application

6. Indigent Appointed Attorneys' Billing Form
This is the form attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent criminal defendants in our Court are to submit to Judicial Aide for payment. Use of the form greatly increases the efficiency of bill processing. We recommend that counsel make a copy, keep in it their file and fill in the services they perform as each case proceeds.

For a Microsoft Word version of the billing form for adult felony cases in which you can fill-in the blanks online, click here.

For a PDF version of the billing form for juvenile cases in which you can fill-in the blanks online, click here*Billing forms will no longer be accepted and/or provided in paper format. All juvenile billing must now be submitted electronically with this PDF form. No other versions will be accepted.*

The forms will open in Microsoft Word as read-only files.  Simply use your Tab key to move through the document and enter the appropriate information in the designated fields.  When complete, you can save a copy of the file to your computer, print copies, or attach to an email to submit to the Judicial Aide Department.  The email address for submitting bills is: cacbillsonly@macombgov.org

NOTE: Please use these forms only, as they are the most current forms used by Macomb County Circuit Court.


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.

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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 an Adobe Acrobat 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. Interpreters

Macomb County Circuit Court provides language interpreters for those individuals that cannot understand English or those who are unable to communicate due to a hearing impairment.

Court Interpreters are officers of the Court.  As such, there are various procedures and rules of ethics which they must follow to preserve due process.

Attention All Court Interpreters:  The application period is open.  To be considered for the Interpreter's List, you must complete the following forms:

12. 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.

13. Request for Payment of Court Appointed Attorney Fees (Juvenile - Diversion Cases)

This document is the billing form to be used by attorneys on the approved juvenile diversion list.  Attach an additional page if more space is required for case information.  This form must be submitted to Judicial Aide.  For a PDF version, click here.

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14. Indigent Panel Attorney Application - Criminal

For a PDF version, click here.

15. Indigent Panel Attorney Application - Domestic

For a PDF version, click here.

16. Indigent Panel Attorney Application - Juvenile

We are not accepting applications at this time.

17. Indigent Panel Attorney Application - Juvenile Drug Court

For a PDF version, click here.  We are accepting applications until 5:00 pm local time on April 30, 2013.

18. Fee Waiver Cover Letter and Checklist

For a PDF version, click here.

19. Affidavit and Order for Suspension of Fees/Costs

For a PDF version, click here.

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20. Financial Statement

For a PDF version, click here.

21.  Complaint Form

*Complaint forms will no longer be accepted and/or provided in paper format. No other versions will be accepted.*  Click here for form.

22.  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

 

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