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Adoption Proceedings Quick Reference Materials

Overview

Adoption Process Flowchart: Involuntary Termination Cases

Adoption Process Flowchart: Voluntary Termination Cases


Consents

Notice of Intent to Consent to Adoption of Expected Child Checklist

Indian Child - Preliminary Matters Checklist

Indian Child - Consent Hearing Checklist

Non-Indian Child - Preliminary Matters Checklist

Non-Indian Child - Consent Hearing Checklist

Withholding Consent (Section 45) - Preliminary Matters Checklist

Withholding Consent (Section 45) - Hearing Checklist


 

Finalizing Adoption

Preliminary Matters Checklist

Petition Hearing Checklist


 

Rehearings

Petition for Rehearing Checklist

Rehearing Checklist


 

Releases

Notice of Intent to Release Expected Child for Adoption Checklist

Indian Child - Preliminary Matters Checklist

Indian Child - Release Hearing Checklist

Non-Indian Child - Preliminary Matters Checklist

Non-Indian Child - Release Hearing Checklist


 

Temporary Placements

Preliminary Matters Checklist

Custody Hearing Checklist

Filing of Transfer Report Checklist


 

Terminating Father's Parental Rights

Without Release or Consent Checklist - Preliminary Matters Checklist

Without Release or Consent Checklist - Hearing Checklist

 

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American Bar Association (ABA)

 

 

 

 

A site offering public information and resources on Law Day, Constitution Day, and online legal help.

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Arrest & Search Warrants Quick Reference Materials

Electronically Issuing Arrest Warrant Checklist

Issuing Arrest Warrant Checklist

 

Electronically Issuing Search Warrant Checklist

Issuing Search Warrant Checklist

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Child Protective Proceedings Benchbook

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PDF Version (best for printing)

 

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Civil IMPACT Podcast 8-10-17 to 8-23-17

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Civil Infractions Quick Reference Materials

Appearance by Mail Checklist

Appearance in Person Checklist

Table Comparing Civil Infractions

Informal Hearing Checklist

pdf Informal Hearing Worksheet

Municipal Civil Infraction Fines, Fees, & Costs Table

State Civil Infraction Fines, Fees, & Costs Table

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Civil Trial Quick Reference Materials

Bench Trial Decision Checklist

Verdict Checklist

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Conservatorship & Guardianships Quick Reference Materials

Introduction to Conservatorships & Guardianships

Appointment of Conservator - Issuance of Protective Order Checklist

Appointment of Guardian of Incapacitated Individual Checklist

Appointment of Guardian of Individual with Developmental Disability Checklist

Appointment of Guardian of Minor Checklist

Appointment of Guardian of Minor Indian Child Checklist

Appointment of Limited Guardian of Minor Checklist

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Contempt Proceedings Quick Reference Materials

Alternative Contempt Track Plan Checklist

Common Forms of Contempt

Conducting Indirect Civil Contempt Proceedings Checklist

Conducting Indirect Criminal Contempt Proceedings Checklist

Contempt Comparison Table

Contempt Due Process Flowchart

Contempt of Court Flowchart

Contempt for Parenting Time Violation Checklist

Contempt for Support Arrearage (Payer Appears) Checklist

Contempt for Support Arrearage (Payer Fails to Appear) Checklist

Summary Punishment of Direct Contempt Checklist

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Controlled Substances Quick Reference Materials

Controlled Substances Penalty Table

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Crime Victim Rights Quick Reference Materials

Overview of CVRA Articles

Overview of Victim's Rights Under CVRA

Table of Notification Requirements in CVRA (Article I)

Table of Notification Requirements in CVRA (Article II)

Table of Notification Requirements in CVRA (Article III)

Table of Notification Requirements in Other Acts

 

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Criminal IMPACT Podcast 8-10-17 to 8-23-17

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Criminal Procedure - PostTrial Quick Reference Materials

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Table


Felony Sentencing

Lockridge Flowchart

OV 4 : Scoring Circumstances Caselaw

OV 19:  Scoring Circumstances Caselaw

Statutory Offense Enhancement Table

pdf Sample Sentencing Guide

pdf Articulation of Reasons for Sentencing Departure

pdf Cobbs Hearing Memorandum

pdf Crosby Remands Quick Reference Guide

Crosby Remands Flowchart


Ability to Pay

pdf Ability to Pay Benchcard


Swift & Sure Sanctions Act

Probation Swift and Sure Sanctions Act - Ineligible Offenses


Probation Violation

Probation Violation Flowchart (Overview)

Arraignment Checklist

Plea Checklist

Contested Hearing Checklist

Sentencing Checklist


Postjudgment Motions

Postjudgment Options for Relief Table

Motion for Directed Verdict of Acquittal After Jury Verdict Checklist  

Motion for New Trial Checklist 

Motion for Relief From Judgment Flowchart

Motion for Relief From Judgment Checklist

Motion to Correct an Invalid Sentence Checklist

Motion to Correct Mistakes After Judgment Checklist

Motion to Withdraw Plea After Sentence Checklist


Setting Aside Convictions

Setting Aside a Conviction Flowchart

Setting Aside a Conviction Checklist

Setting Aside a Human Trafficking Conviction Flowchart

Setting Aside a Conviction for Human Trafficking Victim Checklist


Costs

Table of General Costs

Table of Misdemeanor Offenses for Which Costs are Authorized

Table of Felony Offenses for Which Costs are Authorized

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Criminal Procedure - PreTrial/Trial Quick Reference Materials

Right to Counsel

Attorney Waiver and Appointment for Indigent Defendants Checklist  


Arraignment

Felony Arraignment in District Court Checklist

Juvenile Arraignment in District Court Checklist

Misdemeanor Arraignment in District Court Checklist

Misdemeanor Arraignment Flowchart


Preliminary Examination/Probable Cause Conference

District Court Jurisdiction Over Pretrial Proceedings

Conducting Preliminary Examination On or After 1-1-15 Checklist

Waiver of Preliminary Examination Checklist

Probable Cause Conference Checklist  


Pleas

Guilty and No Contest Plea Checklist for Felonies

Guilty and No Contest Plea Flowchart for Felonies

Guilty and No Contest Plea Checklist for Misdemeanors

Guilty and No Contest Plea Flowchart for Misdemeanors (coming soon!)

Not Guilty Plea Flowchart

Not Guilty Plea Flowchart for Misdemeanors

Not Guilty Plea Flowchart for Felonies  


Trial

Jury Waiver/Bench Trial Checklist

Jury Trial Checklist  

 

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District Court Magistrate Manual

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PDF Version (best for printing)

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Domestic Relations Quick Reference Materials

Custody

Divorce

Emancipation

Family Support Act (FSA)

Parenting/Grandparenting Time

Support

UCCJEA

UIFSA

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Family IMPACT Podcast 8-10-17 to 8-23-17

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Interstate Commission for Juveniles (ICJ)

 

 

 

The ICJ fulfills the objectives of the Interstate Compact for Juveniles, a contract between states that regulates the interstate movement of juveniles under court supervision or who have run away from home and left their state of residence. Michigan, one of the states that has ratified the compact, is bound by federal law to observe the terms of the agreement. The ICJ national office provides a wide range of resources including training, a benchbook, quick reference guides (a toolkit), and a national data system.

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Juvenile Justice Proceedings Quick Reference Materials

General

Governing Statutes & Court Rules

Which Court Has Jurisdiction?

Who May Conduct Which Proceeding?

Limitations on Places of Detention

Proceedings When Juvenile May Be Tried/Sentenced Criminally


Delinquency Proceedings

Initiating Delinquency Proceedings Checklist

Time & Notice Requirements in Delinquency Proceedings Table

Preliminary Inquiry Checklist

Preliminary Hearing Checklist

Consent Calendar Hearing Checklist

Plea of Admission or No Contest Checklist

Trial Checklist

Dispositional Hearing Checklist

Dispositional Review Hearing When Juvenile Placed Outside Home Checklist

Commitment Review Hearing Checklist

Probation Violation Hearing or Plea Checklist

Probation Violation Detention Hearing Checklist


Designated Proceedings

Court-Designated Proceedings Flowchart

Prosecutor-Designated Proceedings Flowchart

Time & Notice Requirements in Designated Proceedings Table

Pretrial Requirements

Preliminary Examination Checklist

Trial Checklist

Determining Sentence or Disposition Checklist

Interim Review Hearing Following Delayed Imposition of Sentence Checklist

Final Review Hearing Following Delayed Imposition of Sentence Checklist


Other Proceedings Involving a Juvenile

Juvenile LWOP Sentencings/Resentencings Tables

Time & Notice Requirements in Automatic Waiver Proceedings Table

Traditional Waiver Checklist

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Juvenile Lifers Quick Reference Materials

Juvenile LWOP Sentencing/Resentencing Tables

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