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Upc​oming Events

The FOCB will e-mail 2020 SCAO 41 reports​ with MiCSES data to FOC directors in mid-February.  FOC offices will be responsible for completing the non-MiCSES items of the report and returning the report to the FOCB by May 3, 2021.
(February 17, 2021)

Latest ​Information​​​

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

​Memo from SCA Tom Boyd concerning Writs of Habeas Corpus.
(February 9, 2021)

A memo from Tom Boyd indicating that Administrative Order 2020-17​ was updated to extend COVID-19 case processing for landlord-tenant cases thorugh March 31 2021.
(February 3, 2021)​

Amendment of Administrative Order No. 2020-17​Priority Treatment and New Procedure for Landlord/Tenant Cases
(January 30, 2021)

A memo from Tom Boyd indicating that the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has offered to provide free naloxone to judges, courts, and probation officers​.
(January 26, 2021)

(January 11, 2021)

A memo from Tom Boyd concerning Phase 1B of Vaccination Program for essential court personnel.​​​
(January 8, 2021)



Muskegon County courthouse reopening to public March 1 without appointments - MLive (Feb. 24, 2021)​

Eviction, homelessness threaten many in Michigan - Traverse City Record-Eagle (Feb. 21, 2021)

Oakland County preparing courtrooms for resumption of in-person jury trials - Oakland Press (Feb. 17, 2021)

Jury trials could resume next week in Macomb County Circuit Court - Macomb Daily (Feb. 17, 2021)

Andy Meisner halts Oakland County tax foreclosures in 2021 - Royal Oak Tribune (Feb. 17, 2021)

Judge who 'just loves love' helps keep wedding dreams alive during pandemic - MLive (Feb. 14, 2021)​

'The cases keep coming': Lansing area courts struggle with overload of pending jury trials  - Lansing State Journal (Feb. 11, 2021)​

Livingston County Courts Move to Phase 2 Under Capacity Plan - WHMI (Feb. 10, 2021)

Chief Judge Ross announces agenda for Sanilac courts - Sanilac County News (Feb. 10, 2021)

40th District Court adapts to the times with technology - C&G Newspapers (Feb. 8, 2021)​

Kent County Circuit Court set to resume in-person hearings - WOOD TV (Feb. 2, 2021)​

Appointments required as Saginaw County offices reopen to public during coronavirus pandemic - MLive (Feb. 2, 2021)

Circuit court addresses cases ahead of upcoming trials - Alpena News (Feb. 2, 2021)

Wayne County dismisses 1600-plus violations of Whitmer's overturned coronavirus orders - MLive (Feb. 1, 2021)

Courts attempt to balance innovation with access in remote proceedings - ABA Journal (Feb. 1, 2021)​