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Caseload and Caseflow Management

 

Court Caseload

Trial courts submit (through MCAP) annual caseload reports as required by MCR 8.103(7) and MCR 8.110(C)(1). Part 1 of the Caseload Reporting System (CRS) includes reports of beginning pending caseload, new case filings, and reopened cases. Part 2 includes reports of cases disposed and cases made inactive. Part 4 includes pending case age and case age at disposition reports. Data collection instruments, instructions, technical assistance, and recent communications are available through MCAP to authorized users of CRS. Caseload reports are due by January 30 and verification is due by February 28. Statistical reports using caseload data are available on the web.  

 

Circuit Court Reporting Instructions

Probate Court Reporting Instructions

District Court Reporting Instructions

May 3, 2002 Memo - Misdemeanor Bindover Not Reportable

May 17, 2002 Memo - Misdemeanor Clarification

September 18, 2002 Memo - Misdemeanor Reduced

May 23, 2003 Memo - Felony Pleas

October 20, 2005 Memo - Bindover Clarification

August 17, 2006 Memo - Change of Venue

October 12, 2006 Memo - Change of Venue Clarification

December 13, 2007 Memo - Domestic Relations Case Types

October 2, 2008 Memo - New JG Case Type

May 15, 2009 Memo - Clarification on PJ Case Type Code

June 14, 2010 Memo - Clarification of PPOs

September 1, 2011 Memo - New Time Guidelines

March 15, 2012 Memo - Jury Demand

April 24, 2012 Memo - VF Case Type Code

March 21, 2013 Memo - Juvenile Competency

June 20, 2013 Memo - Domestic Relations Judgment Effective Date

November 7, 2013 Memo - Disposition of Multi Count Complaints Nolle Pros

June 19, 2014 Memo - Case Type Codes for Releases to Adopt

November 20, 2014 Memo - Felony Pleas Taken in District Court

March 29, 2016 Memo - Felonies Reduced to Misdemeanors

June 20, 2016 Memo - Probate Court Time Guidelines Revisions

Probate Court Conditions for Reporting

 

 

Delay in Criminal Proceedings

Circuit, district, and municipal judges submit through their chief judge quarterly delay in criminal proceedings reports as required by MCR 8.110(C)(5). Courts submit these reports through the Michigan Court Application Portal (MCAP). These reports are due January 7, April 7, July 7, and October 7. Court administrators who wish to designate another person as an authorized user for the Delay in Criminal Proceedings (DCP) system should do so through the User Maintenance application on MCAP. Reporting materials are available below. For more information, contact the appropriate regional office.

Instructions for DCP System
Circuit File Format for Electronically Uploading DCP Data
District File Format for Electronically Uploading DCP Data
Q & A for DCP

 

Deficiencies in Guardianship/Conservatorship Administration

(Formerly Delinquent Fiduciary Report)

Chief probate judges submit semiannual deficiencies in guardianship and conservatorship administration reports.  These reports are due January 30 and July 30. For more information, contact the appropriate regional office.


 

January 3, 2007 Memo​

July 13, 2016 Memo

 

Use the Deficiencies in Guardianship/Conservatorship Administration (form SCAO 65).

 

Jury Statistics

Trial courts submit annual jury statistics reports regarding juror yield and juror utilization. These reports are due by March 31.

 

April 12, 2016 memo

September 30, 2016 memo

February 2, 2017 memo

Jury Statistics Report (form SCAO 73)

​staff Contact

Laura Hutzel

hutzell@courts.mi.gov

(517) 373-2222

 

Region 1 Administrator

Paul Paruk
PO Box 02984
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 972-3300
Fax: (313) 972-3309

region1-info@courts.mi.gov

 

Region 2 Administrator

Jodi Latuszek
PO Box 30048
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 373-9353
Fax: (517) 373-8760
region2-info@courts.mi.gov
 

Region 3 Administrator

J. Bruce Kilmer
PO Box 750
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804-0750
Phone: (989) 772-5934
Fax: (989) 773-0457
region3-info@courts.mi.gov


Region 4 Administrator

Jerome M.P. Kole
PO Box 100
Gaylord, MI 49734
Phone: (989) 732-3311
Fax: (989) 732-4237
region4-info@courts.mi.gov

 

Region 5 Administrator

Jill Booth

PO Box 30048

Lansing, MI 48909-7547

Phone: (517) 373-8679

Fax: (517) 373-5235

region5-info@courts.mi.gov

 

Region 6 Administrator

Jennifer Phillips
PO Box 02984
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 972-3300
Fax: (313) 972-3309