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7th Circuit Court (Genesee County) Records
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7th Circuit Court (Genesee County) Dockets
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7th Circuit Court (Genesee County) Administrative Orders
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7th Circuit Court (Genesee County) Adoptions
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7th Circuit Court (Genesee County) Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Child Custody Information
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Child Support Case Search
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Child Support Information
The Michigan Department of Human Services offers information and services related to child support, including starting a case, locating parents, making or changing child support orders, locating absent parents, establishing paternity, enforcement of child support orders, making payments, and custody and parenting time issues.
Child Support Services Application
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Consumer Protection Guide
View and download a Consumer Protection Guide with information about rights, legal action, types of consumer issues, and a directory of helpful agencies.
Consumer Protection Information
The Michigan Attorney General's Office offers information about various types of consumer issues, tips, alerts, brochures, and instructions for filing various types of complaint forms.
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Court Services and Procedures
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Crime Victim Information
The Michigan Department of Corrections offers information about the parole consideration process, victim notification, crime victims' rights, a victims' compensation application form, brochures, and links to agencies that serve victims.
Domestic Violence Information
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Foreclosure Prevention Resources
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Friend of the Court Handbook
View and download a handbook of detailed information about the Friend of the Court, which assists local family court divisions of the circuit courts in matters of child custody, parenting time, and child support.
Friend of the Court Information
View general information about the Friend of the Court, and follow links in the left column to the Child Support Formula, Parenting Time Guideline, information for soldiers, and additional resources.
Genesee County Child Support and Paternity
The Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about its child support and paternity establishment services, including DNA testing.
Genesee County Community Service
View information about the Genesee County Community Service Work program, with links to work rules, a time sheet, and a list of approved agencies.
Genesee County Consumer Protection Information
The Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about fake debt collection scams, identity theft, and telemarketing fraud.
Genesee County Domestic Violence and Personal Protection Orders
The Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about domestic violence and Personal Protection Orders.
Genesee County Drug Treatment Courts
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Genesee County Friend of the Court
View information about the Genesee County Friend of the Court, which assists the Family Division of Circuit Court in matters of child custody, parenting time, and child support. Links to detailed information are in the left column.
Genesee County Juvenile Procedure
The Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about procedure in cases of child abuse and neglect and juvenile delinquency.
Genesee County Mental Health Court
View information about Genesee County Mental Health Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some offenders in 7th Circuit Court and 68th District Court. A link to the agreement form is included.
Genesee County Personal Protection Orders
View information from the Genesee County Clerk's Office about Personal Protection Orders including filing instructions, a link to state forms, and links to additional online resources.
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Legal Information and Self Help Resources
The State Bar of Michigan offers legal information organized by topic including Consumer, Criminal, Debt, Elder, Family, Identity Theft, Immigration, Landlord/Tenant, and Wills and Trusts. Additional links include Finding a Lawyer, Finding a Law Library, legal research resources, and Michigan legal websites.
Legal Self-Help Information
Michigan Legal Help offers information by topic including Family, Protection from Abuse, Housing, Consumer, Expungement, Benefits, and Tax. Links to local Self-Help Centers, community services, and courts are provided by county.
Michigan Compiled Laws, Acts, and Constitution
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Michigan Law Libraries
View information about the State Law Library including available resources, document copying and delivery, and links to online legal research resources. A directory of local law libraries by region, with links to their websites, is also available.
Office of Dispute Resolution
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Problem Solving Courts
View information about Problem Solving Courts, which are programs of Circuit and District Courts that provide alternatives to incarceration, such as treatment, education, and community service for some offenders. Types of programs include Drug, DWI, and Family Dependency Court; Mental Health Court; Veterans Treatment Court; Community Court; and other types such as Child Support Court, Domestic Violence Court, Gambling Court, Gun Court, Homeless Court, Teen Court, and Truancy Court. Links are in the left column.
Tribal Court Information
View information about Native American Tribal Courts in Michigan, with contacts and links to individual court websites.
Types of Cases
View information about various types of cases including civil, civil infraction, family, felony, misdemeanor, paternity, and name change. Links to the case types are in the left column.
The Michigan Attorney General's Office offers information about crime victims' rights and compensation, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to additional state and local services and resources.
The Prosecuting Attorney's Association of Michigan offers information for crime victims and witnesses, including a glossary of criminal terms, tips for testifying in court, the steps in a criminal case, and victim rights including compensation and answers to frequently asked questions.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
A Practical Guide to Hiring a Lawyer
View this publication from the State Bar of Michigan that helps the reader decide when it is necessary to hire a lawyer, and how to find and hire a lawyer.
Complaints Against Attorneys
The Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission offers information about the procedure for requesting an investigation of an attorney for misconduct.
Complaints Against Attorneys, Judges, and Court Personnel
View the procedure for filing a complaint against a Michigan attorney, judge, Friend of the Court, or other court personnel.
Complaints Against Judges
The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission offers information about the procedure for requesting an investigation of a judge for misconduct.
Directory of Free and Low-Cost Legal Services
View organizations offering free and low-cost legal services to low-income residents, by county and legal issue.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board offers online access to notices of discipline, disability, and reinstatement since October 1978 by attorney last name.
Find Legal Assistance
View information about lawyer referral services, Legal Assistance Centers, and court-appointed attorneys.
Free and Low-Cost Legal Services Search
The State Bar of Michigan offers a search of legal service providers by type of service and county, with contact information and links to organizations' websites. These organizations provide free and low-cost legal services to low-income residents.
Genesee County Bad Check Restitution and Prosecution
The Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about its Bad Check Restitution Program, with filing instructions, tips for merchants, and report form. Links are in the left column.
Genesee County Consumer Protection Complaints
The Genesee County Sheriff's Office Consumer Fraud Unit investigates complaints about consumer fraud and deceptive business practices. A link to the complaint form with filing instructions is included.
Genesee County Lawyer Referral
The Genesee County Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service by telephone, including a 30-minute consultation for nominal fee.
Genesee County Victim Help
The Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about its services for crime victims, including explanation of the criminal justice process; court escort; case status notification; referrals to community services; information about victim impact statements, victims' rights, and restitution; and help applying for crime victims' compensation. Links to "Crime Victim Services" Juvenile Division and Criminal Division are in the middle of the page.
Search the Michigan Bar Association directory of member lawyers by name, firm name, location, member number, keyword, committee, section, and status.
Lawyer Referral Services
The State Bar of Michigan offers a statewide lawyer referral service by phone or online request, and contact information for local lawyer referral services by county.
Forms and related information
7th Circuit Court (Genesee County) Forms and Applications
View and download 7th Circuit Court (Genesee County) forms and applications including request for a CD of court proceedings, payment vouchers, request for disability accommodation, child protective proceedings after-hours petition, order of comptetency, and order for evaluation relative to criminal responsibility.
Attorney Complaint Form and Information
The Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission provides instructions and a form to request an investigation of an attorney for misconduct.
Genesee County Clerk Forms
View and download blank forms from the Genesee County Clerk including application for divorce judgment record and Personal Protection Order verified statement. A link to Friend of the Court forms is also provided.
Genesee County Friend of the Court Forms and Information
View and download Genesee County Friend of the Court forms and information including general, complaint, support, and arrears management. Pro Per forms and instructions at the bottom of the page are for self-represented parties.
Judge Complaint Form and Information
The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission provides instructions and a form to file a grievance against a judge.
Online Court Forms
View and download forms for various legal issues and general court procedure. Categories of available forms include, but are not limited to: civil, criminal, domestic relations, probate, juvenile, landlord/tenant, mental health, motor vehicle, name change, personal protection, and small claims. Forms are organized by subject and may be searched by form number or form name.
Online fine payments
Child Support Payments
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Pay Genesee County Friend of the Court Child Support
Pay Genesee County Friend of the Court child support online. A service fee applies.