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This module provides an overview of the Michigan court system. It describes the three branches of government and emphasizes the functions of the judiciary in Michigan. Users will learn the principles of jurisdiction and venue to properly guide the public to the correct type of court.
Training for court support personnel. Provides a deeper understanding of criminal case processing: how a misdemeanor is processed through the district court; how a felony is processed through the district court; how a felony is processed through the circuit court. Common terminology for such processes will be introduced.
This training 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.
A web-based training for Michigan court employees that 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.
Web-based training for court support personnel that will help staff 1) complete effectively their job responsibilities regarding PPO actions, 2) avoid providing legal advice or becoming an advocate while helping parties fill out forms, 3) understand the effect domestic violence has on parties when they interact with the courts, and 4) better repond to the emotional situations of parties involved in PPO actions.
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This web-based training module 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.
This training program covers the basic information about the Michigan Court Rules.
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