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JUDICIAL BRANCH RESPONSE TO COVID-19


VIRTUAL COURTROOMS​


DEPARTMENTAL AND MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES
Child welfare, juvenile detention, jury, eviction, and other administrative and legal topics.


ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS
(COVID-19)


RETURNING TO FULL CAPACITY

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JUDICIAL BR​AN​​CH RESPONSE TO​​ COVID-19​​

Upc​oming Events


    • Jury Fees report is due May 31


Latest ​Information​​​

Below is information posted in the last 5-7 days.  For additional information, see Additional Resources for Courts.


Authority for Court Closure​ includes links to authority for public access to courts and authority for court closures (full or limited).
(May 28)


Updated Frequently Asked Questions and General Guidance Regarding Emergency Court Response to COVID-19 
Deleted text from FAQ 6 that could have been construed that the county clerk is the keeper of the probate court's records.
(May 22)

New question 20 regarding the impact of rescissions of state or local orders.  
(May 20)


Contact Tracing Considerations​:  Courts should have policies and procedures in place so they are prepared to respond quickly upon receiving notification that an employee tested positive for COVID-19.  These procedures will ensure that you confidentially notify employees who may have been exposed and that work locations are disinfected in a timely manner.

(May 21).


Model LAOs for Returning to Full Capacity (Phase 1, Phase 2, and Phase 3) and Local Health Department Confirmation of Gating Criteria Satisfaction​
(May 20)


Updated Frequently Asked Questions and General Guidance Regarding Emergency Court Response to COVID-19
New question 20 regarding the impact of rescissions of state or local orders.
(May 20)



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Watc​h Hearings Online! ​

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Resources for Self-Represented Litigants​

We're here to help!  This webpage has information about how to attend your court hearings remotely and additional resources that might be helpful to you.


Executive
B​ran​ch​​ Response

Get the latest information from the Executive Branch.

COVID-19 FAQs Answered by Michigan Legal Help

​Court Contact Information​

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News​​

  
Public can now watch local court hearings on YouTube - Macomb Daily (May 19, 2020)
Michigan residents can watch court proceedings across the state from home with new virtual directory - MLive (May 19, 2020)
Oakland County announces new coronavirus protocols - WDIV (May 18, 2020)
Michigan Launches New Virtual Court Directory - WKAR (May 18, 2020)
Michigan Supreme Court announces bar exam will be taken online as remote essay test - WDIV (May 18, 2020)
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