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Caseload and Caseflow Management

 

Court Caseload

Trial courts submit (through MCAP) annual caseload reports as required by MCR 8.103(7) and MCR 8.110(C)(1). Part 1 of the Caseload Reporting System (CRS) includes reports of beginning pending caseload, new case filings, and reopened cases. Part 2 includes reports of cases disposed and cases made inactive. Part 4 includes pending case age and case age at disposition reports. Data collection instruments, instructions, technical assistance, and recent communications are available through MCAP to authorized users of CRS. Caseload reports are due by January 30 and verification is due by February 28. Statistical reports using caseload data are available on the web.  

 

Circuit Court Reporting Instructions

Probate Court Reporting Instructions

District Court Reporting Instructions

2020, June 29 Memo - Revised Reporting Deadlines for 2020​

2018, September 17 Memo - Cases Heard on Assignment​

2016, June 20 Memo - Probate Court Time Guidelines Revisions

2016, March 29 Memo - Felonies Reduced to Misdemeanors

2014, November 20 Memo - Felony Pleas Taken in District Court

2014, June 19 Memo - Case Type Codes for Releases to Adopt

2013, November 7 Memo - Disposition of Multi Count Complaints Nolle Pros

2013, June 20, Memo - Domestic Relations Judgment Effective Date

2013, March 21 Memo - Juvenile Competency

2012, April 24 Memo - VF Case Type Code

2012, March 15 Memo - Jury Demand

2011, September 1 Memo - New Time Guidelines

2010, June 14 Memo - Clarification of PPOs

2009, May 15 Memo - Clarification on PJ Case Type Code

2008, October 2 Memo - New JG Case Type

2007, December 13 Memo - Domestic Relations Case Types

2006, October 12 Memo - Change of Venue Clarification

2006, August 17 Memo - Change of Venue

2005, October 20 Memo - Bindover Clarification

2003, May 23 Memo - Felony Pleas

2002, September 18 Memo - Misdemeanor Reduced

2002, May 17 Memo - Misdemeanor Clarification

2002, May 3 Memo - Misdemeanor Bindover Not Reportable

Probate Court Conditions for Reporting

 

 

Delay in Criminal Proceedings

Circuit, district, and municipal judges submit through their chief judge quarterly delay in criminal proceedings reports as required by MCR 8.110(C)(5). Courts submit these reports through the Michigan Court Application Portal (MCAP). These reports are due January 7, April 7, July 7, and October 7. Court administrators who wish to designate another person as an authorized user for the Delay in Criminal Proceedings (DCP) system should do so through the User Maintenance application on MCAP. Reporting materials are available below. For more information, contact the appropriate regional office.

Instructions for DCP System
Circuit File Format for Electronically Uploading DCP Data
District File Format for Electronically Uploading DCP Data
Q & A for DCP

 

Deficiencies in Guardianship/Conservatorship Administration

(Formerly Delinquent Fiduciary Report)

Chief probate judges submit semiannual deficiencies in guardianship and conservatorship administration reports.  These reports are due January 30 and July 30. For more information, contact the appropriate regional office.


2016, July 13 Memo

2007, January 3 Memo​

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Use the Deficiencies in Guardianship/Conservatorship Administration (form SCAO 65).

 

Jury Statistics

Trial courts submit annual jury statistics reports regarding juror yield and juror utilization. These reports are due by March 31.

 

Jury Statistics Report (form SCAO 73)

2017, February 2 memo
2016, September 30 memo

2016, April 12 memo

​staff Contact

Laura Hutzel

hutzell@courts.mi.gov

(517) 373-2222

 

Region 1 Administrator

Paul Paruk
PO Box 02984
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 972-3300
Fax: (313) 972-3309

region1-info@courts.mi.gov

 

Region 2 Administrator

Julia Norton
PO Box 30048
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 373-9353
Fax: (517) 373-8760
region2-info@courts.mi.gov
 

Region 3 Administrator

J. Bruce Kilmer
PO Box 750
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804-0750
Phone: (989) 772-5934
Fax: (989) 773-0457
region3-info@courts.mi.gov


Region 4 Administrator

Jerome M.P. Kole
PO Box 100
Gaylord, MI 49734
Phone: (989) 732-3311
Fax: (989) 732-4237
region4-info@courts.mi.gov

 

Region 5 Administrator

Jill Booth

PO Box 30048

Lansing, MI 48909-7547

Phone: (517) 373-8679

Fax: (517) 373-5235

region5-info@courts.mi.gov

 

Region 6 Administrator

Jennifer Phillips
PO Box 02984
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 972-3300
Fax: (313) 972-3309