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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



MJI/FOCB Training Opportunity:  Unconventional Locate Tools to Maximize Case Management Webinar​
Date and time:  August 13, 9:00 a.m.​

CESF Grant applications due by August 14
See Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Grant below.

MJI/​FOCB Training Opportunity:  Communications Skills in a Zoom World Webinar​
Date and time:  August 27, 9:00 a.m.​​

MCL 552.524 requires the chief circuit judge to review the performance of the circuit court's friend of the court annually. 



Latest ​Information​​​

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


Remote notarization​ extended through August 31.

(July 28)


Model LAOs for Return to Full Capacity, Phase 2 (Section C.2) and Phase 3​ (Section C.3), were just updated to reflect guidance for face coverings.
(July 23)


Memo Concerning Amendment of Administrative Order No. 2020-17 and New Procedure for Landlord/Tenant Cases​
(July 22)​


Guidance on Obtaining FOC Customer's Electronic Signature​

(July 22)



Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Grant

The Michigan State Police (MSP) recently posted a $4.5 million Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) grant for eligible trial courts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic​.  Courts should review their individual eligibility and consider applying for the grant to offset COVID-19-related expenses.  All grant applications must be received by MSP at msp-cesf@michigan.gov no later than 12:00 p.m. EST on August 14, 2020.
(June 23)

(June 23)


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Watc​h Hearings Online! ​

Do you know of a hearing coming up? Find it online.

Survey​

Take the Justice for All Task Force survey about your experiences with the legal system.


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​​

  
Zoom Courts Will Stick Around as Virus Forces Seismic Change; Chief Justice McCormack Weighs In - Bloomberg Law (July 30, 2020)
Free legal help for unemployed workers appealing claims - FOX 17 (July 29, 2020)
State gives out $40 million in renter aid to local housing groups - Detroit News (July 29, 2020)
Ingham County's first jury trial since the pandemic began will look a little different - Lansing State Journal (July 28. 2020)
Michigan courts brace for eviction filings, but it’s unclear just how many there will be - Michigan Radio (July 24, 2020)
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