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Departmental an​d Miscellaneous Resources​

Child Welfare Services​

Emergency Court Response​

Evictions and Landlord Tenant​

Friend of the Court​

Juvenile Detention Guidance

​Remote Notarization​



​Child Welfare Services

No specific resources currently posted.

Emergency Court Response to COVID-19

Evicti​ons and Landlord Tenant ​

Updated version of Administrative Order 2020-17​​​: Continuation of Alternative Procedures for Landlord/Tenant Cases
(July 2, 2021)​

A memo from Tom Boyd indicating that Administrative Order 2020-17​ was updated to extend COVID-19 case processing for landlord-tenant cases through 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)​

Amendment of Administrative Order No. 2020-17​Priority Treatment and New Procedure for Landlord/Tenant Cases
(December 29, 2020)

(July 26, 2021)​​​

(July 26, 2021)

(January 2021)

Revision of SCAO Form: Verification Regarding CDC Eviction Moratorium Declaration DC 511)

State Court Administrator Boyd explains that DC 511 was revised​ in response to the amendment of Administrative Order No. 2020-17.​

(October 28, 2020)

These FAQs were developed to address questions raised by the CDC's September 1, 2020 order temporarily halting residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.  While the responses provided by SCAO are an attempt to assist courts in understanding the provisions of the CDC's order, some responses are ultimately a matter of judicial interpretation.
(September 3, 2020)

Supreme Court Defines Pioneering Approach for Courts to Resume Landlord/Tenant Cases

SCA Tom Boyd addresses questions about the adjournment of landlord-tenant cases
(August 31, 2020)

Friend of the Court


Juvenile Detention Guidance

Remote Notarization


  • Administrative Order No. 2020-21:  Order Allowing Notice of Filing to Extend Filing Period in Michigan Supreme Court and Michigan Court of Appeals
    (November 27, 2020)​


National Cent​er for
State Courts​ (NCSC)

Extensive resour​ces focused on the Judicial Branch are available on National Center for State Courts Public Health Emergency page. These resources include:

NCSC: Coronavirus and ​Courts​

Resources, News, Court Orders, and More compiled by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)​

Additional critical information is available on CDC web page, includ​​ing:

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