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Online Court Resources
Resources for the for the 16th Circuit Court - Macomb as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Macomb County, Michigan, and resources applicable to all courts in Michigan.
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16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) Documents
Order 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) documents online by case number or name through this paid service. Available documents include divorce judgment, civil judgment, criminal sentence, exhibits, and more.
Macomb County Court Records
Search 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) and Macomb County Probate Court records by name, case number, case type and date, or attorney information. Additional search options for the name search include case type, case status, party type, date of birth, date of death, and filing date.
Criminal History Search
Search criminal histories by name and date of birth. Registration is required and a fee applies.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) Motion Schedule
View the 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) motion schedule by judge.
Published opinions and orders
16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) Administrative and Trial Procedural Orders
View 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) Administrative Orders and Trial Procedural Orders.
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search Michigan Attorney General opinions from 1963 to present. Search by full text, keyword, subject, headnote, or opinion number.
Forms and related information
16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) Forms
View and download various 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) forms.
16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) Name Change Forms and Instructions
View and download the 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) name change forms and instructions.
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.
Judge Complaint Form and Information
The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission provides instructions and a form to file a grievance against a judge.
Online fine payments
Pay Macomb County Friend of the Court Child Support
Pay Macomb County Friend of the Court child support online. A service fee applies.
Pay 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) Civil, Criminal, and Domestic Assessments and Fees
Pay 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) civil, criminal, and domestic assessments and fees online. A service fee applies.
Pay 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) Juvenile Assessments and Costs
Pay 16th Circuit Court (Macomb County) juvenile delinquency or neglect/abuse assessments and costs online. A service fee applies.
Child Support Payments
Make Michigan child support payments online. A convenience fee applies.
Self help, legal research, general information
Macomb County Adult Drug Court
View information about Macomb County Adult Drug Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders with substance abuse problems. Links to documents, forms, and related agencies are in the left column.
Macomb County Veterans' Treatment Court
View information about Macomb County Veterans' Treatment Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders with substance abuse or mental health problems. Links to documents, forms, and related agencies are in the left column.
Macomb County Prosecuting Attorney Services, Programs, and Information
The Macomb County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about criminal justice issues and its services and programs. Click "Special Units" for links to domestic violence services and information, internet and identity theft information, juvenile court procedure, paternity and child support, senior scams, and victims' rights and services. Click "Legal Tools" for links to information about Personal Protection Orders, the criminal case process, downloadable forms and brochures, and a glossary of legal definitions.
Macomb County Personal Protection Orders
View information about Personal Protection Orders in Macomb County, with answers to frequently asked questions, application instructions, and forms.
Macomb County Domestic Violence Help
Turning Point provides a crisis line, shelter, support services, programs, information, and help with Personal Protection Orders for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Macomb County Juvenile Court Information
View information about the Juvenile Division of Circuit Court, including a juvenile proceedings handbook, probation, diversion programs, Juvenile Drug Court Program, and payments.
Macomb County Friend of the Court
View information about the Macomb 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 forms, answers to frequently asked questions, and the child support formula are in the left column.
Macomb County Mental Health Court
View information about Macomb County Mental Health Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders with mental health problems. Links to documents, forms, and related agencies are in the left column.
Macomb and St. Clair County Mediation
The Resolution Center offers information about mediation services in Macomb and St. Clair Counties, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial.
Child Custody Information
View and download the Michigan Custody Guideline with detailed information about child custody.
Child Support Services Application
View instructions for applying for child support services, with a link to the required form.
Friend of the Court Handbook
View and download a handbook of detailed information about the Friend of the Court office, which assists local family court divisions of the circuit courts in matters of child custody, visitation and parenting plans, and child support.
Child Support Case Search
Sign up with this Office of Child Support online service to view child support enforcement and payment information.
Child Support Information
The Michigan Department of Human Services offers information and services related to child support, including starting a case, locating parents, making, changing, and enforcing child support orders, establishing paternity, making payments, and related matters.
Domestic Violence Information
Resources and services to victims of domestic violence, stalking, and date rape are provided, including a directory of shelters.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Michigan, including local housing counseling agencies, state agencies and programs, and a link to legal aid providers.
The Michigan Attorney General's Office offers information about victims' rights and compensation, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to additional state and local services and resources.
Problem Solving Courts
Problem Solving Courts are programs administered by Michigan Circuit and District Courts to provide alternatives to incarceration by offering treatment, education, and community service options for certain offenders. Court types include: Drug, DWI, Family Dependency, Mental Health, Gun, Domestic Violence, Teen, and Veterans' Treatment.
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.
Michigan Compiled Laws, Acts, and Constitution
Search Michigan statutes and the Michigan Constitution by section or statute number, popular name, chapter, or keyword. Links to state legislative resources, including pending and signed bills, committee types, members, and schedules, and a directory of state legislators are also included.
Consumer Protection Guide
View and download a Consumer Protection Guide with information about consumer rights, legal actions, fraud prevention, and a directory of advocacy organizations and agencies.
Legal Information and Self-Help Resources
The State Bar of Michigan offers legal information by topic, including consumer, criminal, employment, immigration, probate, and family law. Additional links include how to find a lawyer, local law library, legal research assistance, and Michigan legal websites.
Court Services and Procedures
View information about going to court in Michigan, including an overview of court processes, forms and instructions, a legal terms handbook, alternative dispute resolution, and various court services, such as interpreter and disability accommodation requests.
Michigan Law Libraries
View information about the State Law Library including print and online legal research resources, available library services, and a directory of local law libraries by region.
Michigan Legal Help
Michigan Legal Help provides information on a variety of civil matters, including family law, abuse prevention and victim protection, consumer, housing, public benefits, employment, and estate and guardianship. Self-help resources include guides and articles by legal topic, forms, instructions, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Office of Dispute Resolution
Find information about alternative dispute resolution in Michigan, including an online guide to mediation procedures, an instructional video, brochures and pamphlets, and Community Dispute Resolution Program.
Consumer Protection Information
The Michigan Attorney General's Office offers information about consumer issues, including scams, prevention tips, fraud alerts and updates, and a link to online complaint forms and instructions.
Tribal Court Information
View information about Native American Tribal Courts in Michigan, with contacts and links to individual court websites.
Search Michigan Court Rules and other rules related to court procedure, including the regulation of lawyers and judges, by keyword. Michigan Court Rules are displayed by rule type and chapter.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Macomb County Lawyers and Lawyer Referral
The Macomb County Bar Association offers a directory of member lawyers by name or area of law, and a lawyer referral service by online request form.
Macomb County Bad Check Restitution and Prosecution
The Macomb County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about its bad check restitution and prosecution services, with instructions and tips for merchants and links to a program brochure, complaint form, and notice letter.
Find Legal Assistance
View information about lawyer referral services, community legal resource and assistance centers, and court-appointed attorneys.
Complaints Against Judges
View information about how to file a complaint against a judge and link to records of pending and resolved disciplinary proceedings.
Directory of Free and Low-Cost Legal Services
View organizations offering free and low-cost legal services to low-income residents, by county and by 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.
Complaints Against Attorneys, Judges, and Court Personnel
View the procedure for filing a complaint against a Michigan judge, attorney, and other court personnel (including court reporters and interpreters).
Free and Low-Cost Legal Services Search
Search 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 assistance to low-income residents.
Search the Michigan Bar Association directory of member lawyers by name, firm name, location, member number, keyword, committee and section membership, 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.
Complaints Against Attorneys
The procedure for filing an investigation for attorney misconduct is provided by the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission.
A Practical Guide to Hiring a Lawyer
The State Bar of Michigan offers an instructional guide to assist individuals in finding, selecting, and hiring a lawyer.