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2017 Michigan Child Support Formula Changes

2017 Michigan Child Support Formula Changes

This webcast reviews the changes in the Michigan Child Support Formula effecting orders entered after January 1, 2017.  This presentation is intended to update those already familiar with the formula about the changes in the new manual. 

pdf 2017 MCSF Changes Important Links Mentioned

pdf 2017 MCSF Changes Info for Imputing Potential Income

pdf 2017 MCSF Changes Health Insurance Flowchart

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2019 The Updated Path of Kevin's Law

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pdf 2019 Kevin's Law Training Materials

 

Public Act 593 of 2018 amended parts of Chapter 4 of the Mental Health Code providing additional clarity to the processes and procedures under which a person may be ordered into involuntary mental health treatment. This session is a summary of those changes and will assist judges and court staff in understanding the processing changes.

 

 

 

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Ability to Pay

Ability to Pay

Judge John Hallacy and Judge James Brady provide an overview of ability-to-pay issues when enforcing court-ordered financial obligations. The webcast includes frequently asked questions and hypothetical scenarios.

pdf Ability To Pay flowcharts

pdf Ability To Pay presentation

 

 

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Adoption Training-2017

Adoption Training-2017

Different types of adoption often require different processes. This adoption training focuses on the different types of adoption within Michigan and the general procedures that go along with those types of adoptions. 

pdf Adoption Training-2017-recording

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Advice of Rights and Plea Information

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These recordings, in nine different languages, were recorded for Foreign Language plea hearings.

 

Arabic Advice of Rights (Attorney) 

Arabic Advice of Rights (No Attorney)


Bosnian Advice of Rights (Attorney)

Bosnian Advice of Rights (No Attorney)


English Advice of Rights (Attorney)

English Advice of Rights (No Attorney)


Hakka Chin Advice of Rights (Attorney)

Hakka Chin Advice of Rights (No Attorney)


Kinyarwanda Advice of Rights (Attorney)

Kinyarwanda Advice of Rights (No Attorney)


Nepali Advice of Rights (Attorney)

Nepali Advice of Rights (No Attorney)


Spanish Advice of Rights (Attorney)

Spanish Advice of Rights (No Attorney)


Swahili Advice of Rights (Attorney)

Swahili Advice of Rights (No Attorney)


Vietnamese Advice of Rights (Attorney)

Vietnamese Advice of Rights (No Attorney)

 

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Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 & ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 & ADA Amendments Act of 2008

pdf ADA Material PDF
What does the ADA require? Learn the fundamentals and ensure compliance.

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Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 & ADA Amendments Act of 2008 - Closed Caption

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 & ADA Amendments Act of 2008 - Closed Caption

pdf ADA Material PDF
What does the ADA require? Learn the fundamentals and ensure compliance.  This recording is in closed caption format.

 

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Bankruptcy & District Court April 2010

Bankruptcy & District Court April 2010

In this April 2010 webcast, several bankruptcy and district court topics are addressed, such as: notification/verification of bankruptcy filing, automatic stay, proof of claim, discharge, and other select topics.

pdf Bankruptcy and District Court Apr2010 compiled

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Building Your Vicarious Trauma Toolkit: Strategies for Identification, Prevention, and Recovery

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In this webinar, you will gain skills for identifying signs of vicarious trauma in the workplace.  You will be prepared to develop personalized tools for preventing vicarious trauma, and learn strategies for addressing symptoms if vicarious trauma occurs.

pdf MJI/FOCB Webinar: Building Your Vicarious Trauma Toolkit: Strategies for Identification, Prevention, and Recovery

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Case File Management Standards - Overview

Case File Management Standards - Overview

This recording, from the Chief Deputy Clerk seminar in September 2014, includes topics such as Case File Management Standards, Records Management and Retention, Juvenile Records, and Probate Records.

pdf Case File Management Standards Overview-Sept 2014

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Certified Electronic Operator (CeO) - Training Seminar

Certified Electronic Operator (CeO) - Training Seminar

This video requires a password.  Please contact Denice Purves at (517) 373-9526 to obtain the password.

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Conducting a Jury Trial during the Pandemic Webinar - July 2020

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This webinar provides information and resources to guide assembling a plan for conducting a jury trial during the pandemic.

pdf Conducting a Jury Trial during the Pandemic Materials

Memo from SCAO Regionals Regarding Jury Trials (July 31)

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Conducting Virtual Court in Child Protective Proceedings

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Child Welfare Services held a webinar on April 10, 2020 where an expert panel discussed their policies, practices, and experiences conducting virtual court proceedings.  The panel discussed federal requirements, important new MDHHS COVID-19 policies related to child protective proceedings, and answered participants' questions live.

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Criminal Case Processing

Criminal Case Processing

This video provides a deeper understanding of criminal case processing. Common terminology for such processes will be introduced.​

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DCAS Basic Training

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The DCAS Basic Training is recorded into nine recordings to be viewed in numerical order and sorted by content.  The DCAS Basic training is for newer users of DCAS and those wanting a refresher on its basic use. Viewers will learn the icons to navigate the DCAS pages, build simple and multivariable study groups, run simple descriptive statistics and interpret their output, and run performance measures on their program. Viewers of this training should have had a DCCMIS training prior and access to the DCAS component. Materials described in the training can be found here.

 

1-Introduction

 


2-DCAS Datasets

 


3-Categorical Output

 


4-Continuous Output

 


5-Survival Analysis Output

 


6-Raw Data

 


7-Building Study Groups

 


8-Performance Measures

 


9-Conclusion

 

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District Court Case Processing: General Civil

District Court Case Processing:  General Civil

This recording covers the basics of how to process general civil cases in district court.

District Court Case Processing: General Civil

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District Court Case Processing: Miscellaneous Civil

District Court Case Processing:  Miscellaneous Civil

This recording covers the basics of how to process miscellaneous claims in district court.

pdf Miscellaneous Civil Proceedings

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District Court Case Processing: Small Claims

District Court Case Processing:  Small Claims

This recording covers the basics of how to process a small claims case in district court.

pdf District Court Case Processing: Small Claims

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District Court Case Processing: Summary Proceedings

District Court Case Processing:  Summary Proceedings

This recording covers the basics of summary proceedings in district court.

pdf District Court Case Processing: Summary Proceedings

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Effective Communication in the Legal Process for Persons with Hearing Disabilities

Effective Communication in the Legal Process for Persons with Hearing Disabilities

This recording provides information regarding how judges and court staff can effectively communicate with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. It will familiarize the viewer with American Sign Language interpretation.

pdf Effective Communication in the Legal Process for Persons with Hearing Disabilities

 

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Establishing an Eviction Diversion Program

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This webinar introduces the 55th District Court Eviction Diversion Program, a collaborative program that keeps tenants in their domicile while getting landlords the money owed to them.

Establishing an Eviction Diversion Program Materials

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FOC Domestic Violence Training: Part 1

FOC Domestic Violence Training:  Part 1

Domestic violence training required by the support and parenting time enforcement act for friend of the court staff who conduct joint meetings.

 

 

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FOC Domestic Violence Training: Part 2

FOC Domestic Violence Training:  Part 2

Domestic violence training required by the support and parenting time enforcement act for friend of the court staff who conduct joint meetings.

 

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Human Trafficking Overview

Human Trafficking Overview

This video presentation will help you recognize common indicators and high risk factors for human trafficking. Learn about the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, Michigan human trafficking law, legal remedies for victims of human trafficking, as well as state and national trends. 

This presentation was funded by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards.

pdf Human Trafficking Overview

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Immigration Issues and the State Courts

Immigration Issues and the State Courts

This video is intended to provide a basic framework for understanding immigration status, provide information about non-citizen court patrons in Michigan, and explore the kind of state court matters in which immigration or citizenship status issues may arise.

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In re Jackson

In re Jackson

pdf In re Jackson material
On December 18, 2015, the Michigan Supreme Court denied leave in In re Jackson, ___ Mich ___, ___ (2015). The MSC ordered that “any trial court finalizing an adoption [must] provide [specific]  findings on the record[.]” Learn what the court is required to do.

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Indigent Defense System Reform - 1/26/2017

Indigent Defense System Reform - 1/26/2017

In this recording of the MIDC and SCAO January 26, 2017 informational meeting, the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission (MIDC) reviews current Michigan Indigent Defense Delivery Systems and the implementation process for MIDC’s First Four Standards.

pdf Indigent Defense System Reform 1/26/2017

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Jury Management as a Performance Measure

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This presentation addresses the importance of jury management, why it is important as a court performance measurement and measuring juror yield and juror utilization.

pdf Jury Management as a Performance Measure

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Jury Orientation

Jury Orientation

Can your court assist jurors as they prepare for service? This video introduces jurors to the courtroom and trial procedures.

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Jury Orientation - Closed Caption

Jury Orientation - Closed Caption

Can your court assist jurors as they prepare for service? This video introduces jurors to the courtroom and trial procedures.

 

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Juvenile Justice Professionals Respond to COVID-19 and Beyond: Being the Instrument of Hope

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In this recording, learn how juvenile justice professionals across the state and the disciplines have shared how they have used their creativity to stay connected to, and instill hope in, system-involved youth and families. Also, learn how to be the “instrument of hope” in the face of the ongoing pandemic and the “new normal” moving forward.

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Juvenile Resentencing under Miller v Alabama and MCL 769.25-25a

Juvenile Resentencing under Miller v Alabama and MCL 769.25-25a

This recording is from the September 2016 seminar which includes a review of the law and procedure in cases where the prosecution is requesting a mandatory life term or term of years sentence.

pdf 1. Excerpt of MJI Juvenile Justice Benchbook

pdf 2. Legal and Practical Considerations_Prof. Thomas presentation

pdf 3. Juvenile Lifer Resentencing Proceedings

pdf 4. Issues with Timing and Record Gathering

pdf 5. Resource Needs and Limitations

pdf 6. What Judges Should Expect From the Parties

pdf Post Seminar Material Time and Costs of SADO Juvenile Lifer Hearings

 

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Legal Advice Guidelines

Legal Advice Guidelines

Please note that this video must be viewed in Internet Explorer; it will not work in Google Chrome.

This video is intended for use by new court employees with little or no experience responding to legal and/or court-related questions posed by the general public. 

Legal Advice Guidelines

 

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Magistrate Specialty Webinar

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The Michigan Judicial Institute is pleased to provide this year’s Magistrate Specialty seminar via webinar format.

Topics presented included:

pdf Standard Field Sobriety Testing and Potential New Applications

pdf Statutory Update

pdf Advanced Issues in the Issuance of Search Warrants

pdf Pretrial Update

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Making Ethical Decisions

Making Ethical Decisions

This video provides insight into behavior that violates ethical guidelines; offers decision-making guidelines that help avoid the appearance of impropriety; offers responses when faced with ethical dilemmas; and refers to the Model Code of Conduct for Michigan Court Employees.

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Medication Assisted Treatment

Medication Assisted Treatment

MAT Guidelines
This recording of Dr. Corey Waller was captured at the 2016 MATCP Conference.

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Mi-FILE: What is E-Filing?

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MiFILE, E-filing, EDMS, CMS.…you might hear these terms and acronyms, but have no idea what they are or how they work together.  This presentation will define these terms and give you the context you need to understand future communications about electronic filing.

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Navigating the Amended Mental Health Code: How to for Court Staff

Navigating the Amended Mental Health Code:  How to for Court Staff

The structure of Kevin’s Law (also known as assisted outpatient treatment) was difficult to navigate, not only for agencies and the public, but also for the courts.  Therefore, Kevin’s Law (and the Mental Health Code) has been amended revising the structure and the conditions under which a person may be ordered into involuntary mental health treatment.  This session will be an introduction for court staff on how to navigate through the amended Mental Health Code.

pdf Navigating the Amended Mental Health Code

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New Civil Discovery Rules Seminar & Webinar - August 26, 2019

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This seminar recording will highlight the important changes to the civil discovery rules and offer practical advice for case management and discovery issues.

 

pdf Agenda

pdf A 21st Century Approach: Strategic Judicial Case Management

pdf Highlights of the Major Discovery Rules Changes

pdf Working Smarter Not Harder: How Excellent Judges Manage Cases through Communication and Coordination with Parties and Lawyers

pdf References

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New Probate Register Orientation

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The list below includes available videos.  

The Role of the Probate Register

Mental Health Proceedings

Wills and Estates

Adult Guardianships

 

The Role of the Probate Register

This video is a mini collection of topics for the new probate register including: the History of the Probate Court and the Probate Register Role; Navigating the Rewarding Role of the Probate Register; the Key Role of the Probate Register.

 

Mental Health Proceedings

This webinar will review the various processes for involuntary mental health proceedings.

pdf Mental Health Proceedings Presentation

pdf Processing an Out-of-County Petition for Mental Health Treatment (Hospitalization) Handout

 

Wills and Estates

Death is never easy and when wills and estates are involved, someone has either died or is planning for the inevitability. This webinar will explore the full spectrum of deceased estate issues, including the receipt of wills for safekeeping, options for transferring a decedent’s property without an estate, and the basics for processing deceased estate matters, including formal, informal, supervised and ancillary proceedings.

pdf Wills and Estates Presentation

 

Adult Guardianships

This webinar will focus on the adult guardianship process for incapacitated individuals, from petition to closing.

pdf Adult Guardianships Webinar Materials

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Performance Measures Overview

Performance Measures Overview

Performance measures are quantifiable indicators used to assess how well an organization is achieving its desired objectives. This video explains how Michigan Trial Courts and SCAO have developed and use performance measures as a court management tool. 

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Priority Treatment and New Procedure for Landlord/Tenant Cases

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On June 24, 2020, the Michigan Supreme Court issued Administrative Order 2020-17 directing courts to process landlord/tenant cases using a prioritization approach.  This approach ensures that landlord/tenant cases are able to be filed and adjudicated efficiently.  

Administrative Order 2020-17

Guidance Document Issued in Conjunction with AO 2020-17

MSHDA - Housing Assessment and Resource Agency (HARA) Contact List

Community Dispute Resolution Program List

CDRP Interactive Map

Executive Order No. 2020-134 Eviction Diversion Program for COVID-19 Related Debtors

FAQ

pdf Priority Treatment and New Procedure for L/T Cases webinar presentation

 

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Problem-Solving Court 2018 Certification Process Training

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This is a recording of the Problem-Solving Court Certification Process Training on April 3, 2018.  Topics include certification of problem-solving courts under statute; the types of programs that have an upcoming certification site visit; provisional certification and cycles; how to achieve certification; the certification process before, during, and after the site visit; and a click-by-click tutorial on completing a certification application in WebGrants.

 

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Providing Quality Public Service

Providing Quality Public Service

Learn techniques for providing quality service to court customers.

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Responding to Opioid Addiction in Your Community: Conducting a Town Hall Meeting Seminar

Responding to Opioid Addiction in Your Community: Conducting a Town Hall Meeting Seminar


Materials for a half-day seminar on conducting a town hall meeting to address the opiate epidemic in the local community.

 

pdf Responding to Opioid Addiction in Your Community: Conducting a Town Hall Meeting Seminar Materials  - NEW!

document 23rd District Court Town Hall Meeting Presentation

pdf SCAO Responding to Opioid Addiction in Your Community Presentation

 

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Returning to Full Capacity at Your Courthouse

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The list below includes available videos.

May 1, 2020 Webinar: Returning to Full Capacity at Your Courthouse

May 8, 2020 Webinar: Implementing a Phased-In Return to Full Courthouse Operations

May 14, 2020 Webinar: Return to Full Capacity: Human Resources Issues

 

Resources regarding Return to Full Capacity can be found HERE.


 

May 1, 2020 Webinar: Returning to Full Capacity at Your Courthouse

 

May 8, 2020 Webinar: Implementing a Phased-In Return to Full Courthouse Operations

pdf PowerPoint Presentation

 

May 14, 2020 Webinar: Return to Full Capacity: Human Resources Issues

pdf PowerPoint Presentation

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SCAO In Brief: Collections Quiz Show

SCAO In Brief:  Collections Quiz Show

This brief presentation will address some frequently asked questions in court collections.                                                                                                   

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SCAO In Brief: Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

SCAO In Brief:  Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

This video presentation will outline the difference between deferring the entry of a judgment of guilt and delaying sentence.

pdf SCAO In Brief: Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

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SCAO In Brief: Forms Revision Process

SCAO In Brief:  Forms Revision Process

This recording explains how to request changes to SCAO forms in addition to how SCAO forms are revised.

pdf SCAO In Brief: Forms Revision Process

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SCAO in Brief: Ignition Interlock in Michigan

SCAO in Brief:  Ignition Interlock in Michigan

Have you ever wondered how Michigan’s Ignition Interlock program works and what the law says? In this webinar, you’ll learn about the ignition interlock law in Michigan’s drug/DWI statute and its companion legislation in the Motor Vehicle Code, and the history of interlocks, how they work, and requirements for a court to participate in the Ignition Interlock program in Michigan.

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SCAO in Brief: One Court of Justice website - Top 10 Tips

SCAO in Brief:  One Court of Justice website - Top 10 Tips

Looking for guidance on exploring the Michigan Courts | One Court of Justice website?  This brief video provides the top 10 tips on navigation of the Michigan Courts | One Court of Justice website.

 

 

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SCAO in Brief: Regional vs. Standalone Problem-Solving Courts

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Creating a new problem-solving court?  Unsure if it should be regional or standalone?  In this webinar, you will learn about the differences between regional and standalone problem-solving court programs and how to determine which way your program should go. 

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SCAO in Brief: Restitution- Frequently Asked Questions

Restitution

This presentation will cover some frequently asked questions regarding court ordered criminal restitution.

 

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SCAO in Brief: Revoking a Deferred Judgment

SCAO in Brief:  Revoking a Deferred Judgment

When a defendant violates the terms and conditions of their probation and fails to appear at their probation violation arraignment or hearing, does your court automatically revoke any deferred judgement?  This short presentation covers why a defendant has the right to a hearing before their deferred judgement is revoked.  This video is intended for judges, court administrators, and probation officers.

Revoking a Deferred Judgment

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SCAO in Brief: Top 10 Case File Management Standards Errors

SCAO in Brief:  Top 10 Case File Management Standards Errors

This recording provides guidance to avoid the top 10 most common case file management standards errors SCAO staff sees when reviewing trial court files.   

pdf SCAO in Brief: Top 10 CFMS Errors    

 

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SCAO in Brief: Tips on Appointing Foreign Language Interpreters

SCAO in Brief: Tips on Appointing Foreign Language Interpreters

Watch this presentation on the best practices to successfully appoint a foreign language interpreter in a courtroom proceedings.  Judges, court administrators and staff can learn about the certified, qualified, non-qualified and employee foreign language interpreters and when to appoint which type.

pdf Tips on Appointing Foreign Language Interpreters

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Self-Care and Team-Care During Isolation

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pdf PowerPoint Presentation

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Serving the Self-Represented

Serving the Self-Represented

Serving the Self-Represented

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Special Pathogens Legal Training-Part 1

Special Pathogens Legal Training-Part 1

This recording is Part 1 of an one-day training to review state and local emergency management systems, emerging public health threats, and applicable laws.  The central focus is on the role of the courts in the event of an outbreak of a special pathogen.  

pdf Public Health Law Bench Book for Michigan Courts

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Special Pathogens Legal Training-Part 2

Special Pathogens Legal Training-Part 2

This recording is Part 2 of an one-day training to review state and local emergency management systems, emerging public health threats, and applicable laws.  The central focus is on the role of the courts in the event of an outbreak of a special pathogen.  

pdf Public Health Law Bench Book for Michigan Courts

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Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program

Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program

Michigan’s Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program is changing probationers’ lives for the better. But what is it, and how does it work? This webinar goes over the history of Swift and Sure; key concepts for program success; eligibility criteria; and day-to-day operations including court hearings, supervision, drug testing, and sanctions following violations.

pdf SSSPP

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