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Administrative Orders

This page contains the Local Administrative Orders, adopted pursuant to MCR 8.112, which are currently in effect for the Macomb County Circuit Court.

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2017-02J  In re: 2018 Court Holiday Schedule 

2017-01 In re: Court Hours (Rescinds 2007-1)

2016-02J  In re: 2017 Court Holiday Schedule

2016-01  In re: MAACS Pilot Project (Rescinds 2015-05) 

2015-06J  In re: Requests for Accommodations By Persons With Disabilities (Rescinds 2012-03J)

SCAO Adm. Order 2015-05  In re: Requiring Trial Courts to Comply With Certain ADA-Related Practices

2015-05  In re: MAACS Pilot Project 

2015-04J  In re: 2016 Court Holiday Schedule 

2015-03  In re: Access to Friend of the Court Records (Rescinds 2003-04)

2015-02  In re: Caseflow Management Plan (Rescinds 2011-08)

2015-01  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Referee Kristin Stone (Rescinds 2014-08) 

2014-18J In re: Access, Inspection, Reproduced and Creation of Court Records (Rescinds 2012-07J)

2014-17J In re: Security Policy for Court Facilities (Rescinds 1999-03 and 2004-05)

2014-16  In re: Selection of Case Evaluators and Case Evaluation Panels (Rescinds 2004-07) 

2014-15  In re: Adoption of ADR Plan (Rescinds 2004-07)

2014-14J  Concurrent Jurisdiction Plan 

2014-13J In re: 2015 Court Holiday Schedule 

2014-09  In re: Appointment of Chief Juvenile Attorney Referee Linda Harrison (Rescinds 2009-13, 2009-16, 2009-17, 2009-18, 2011-06)

2014-08 In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee Diane Femminineo (Rescinds 2009-14)(Rescinded by 2015-01)

2014-07  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee Elizabeth A. Rittenger (Rescinds 2009-19)

2014-06  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee George E. Keller (Rescinds 2009-15)

2014-05  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee Karen M. Transit (Rescinds 2009-20)

2014-04J  In re: Family Court Plan and Case Assignment in the Family Division (Rescinds 2012-04J)

2014-03J  In re: Assignment of Probate Court Cases (Rescinds Probate Court 2011-01)

2014-02J  In re: Assignment of Civil and Criminal Circuit Court Cases (Rescinds 2012-05)

2014-01  In re: Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Parties (Rescinds 2010-01)

2013-13  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Amada Kole (Rescinds 2009-06)

2013-12  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee David T. Elias (Rescinds 2009-09)

2013-11  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Diane M. Alfafara (Rescinds 2009-08)

2013-10  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Gregory L. Toler (Rescinds 2009-05)

2013-09  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Lisa R. Goldstein (Rescinds 2009-10)

2013-08  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Brian O. Nicholas (Rescinds 2009-07)

2013-07  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Pamela E. Hinchliffe (Rescinds 2009-11)

2013-06  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee Zaira M. Maio (Rescinds 2009-12)

2013-05J  In re: Language Access Plan

2013-04J  In re: 2014 Court Holiday Schedule

2013-03  In re: Establishment of a Mental Health Treatment Court

2013-02  In re: Plan for Creation of a Specialized Business Court (Rescinds 2011-05) 

2013-01J In re: 2013 Circuit Court and Probate Court Closures for Dock Days (Closed 12-28-13 per SCAO)

2012-08  In re: Juvenile Division Plan for Handling of Cases of Children Absent from Placement Without Legal Permission (AWOLP) (Rescinds 2003-01)

2012-07J  In re: Inspection, Reproduction and Creation of Court Records (Rescinds 2005-03)(Rescinded by 2014-18J) 

2012-06J  In re: 2013 Court Holiday Schedule (Closed 1-2-14 per SCAO)

2012-05  In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinds 2009-04)(Rescinded by Circuit Court 2014-02J and Probate Court 2014-01J)

2012-04J  In re: Family Court Plan (Rescinds 2011-14J)(Rescinded by Circuit Court 2014-04J and Probate Court 2014-05J)

2012-03J  In re: Requests for Accomodations by Persons with Disabilities (Rescinded by 2015-06J)

2012-02J  In re: Weather Emergencies (Rescinds 1999-01) 

2012-01J  In re: 2012 Circuit Court and Probate Court Closures for Dock Days (Closed 12-28-12 per SCAO)

2011-14J  In re: Family Court Plan (Rescinds Circuit Court 2003-02 & Probate 2003-01)(Rescinded by Circuit Court 2012-04J)

2011-13  In re: Establishment of Veterans' Treatment Court

2011-12  In re: Friend of the Court Investigation Expenses (Rescinds 2011-04)

2011-11J  In re: Circuit Court Arraignments in District Court (37th District Court)

2011-10J  In re: Circuit Court Arraignments in District Court (42-1 District Court) 

2011-09J  In re: Circuit Court Arraignments in District Court (39th District Court) 

2011-08  In re: Caseflow Management Plan (Rescinds 2004-08) (Rescinded by 2015-02)

2011-07J  In re: 2012 Court Holiday Schedule (Closed 1-2-13 per SCAO) 

2011-06  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee John D. Brennan (Rescinded by 2014-09)

2011-05  In re: Specialized Business Docket (Rescinded by 2013-02)

2011-04  In re: Friend of the Court Investigation Expenses (Rescinded by 2011-12)

2011-03J  In re: Circuit Court Arraignments in District Court (38th District Court)

2011-02J  In re: 2011 Circuit Court Closures, Budget Reduction Dock Days (Closed 12-29-11 per SCAO)

2011-01J  In re: 2011 Circuit Court Holiday Schedule (Closed 1-1-12 per SCAO) 

2010-06  In re: Admin Order: Revised E-Filing Pilot Project in the 16th Circuit Court (Revised January 23, 2013)

2010-01  In re: Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Parties (Rescinds 2008-01)(Rescinded by 2014-01)

2009-20  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee - Karen Transit (Rescinded by 2014-05)

2009-19  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee - Deborah Brune (Rescinded by 2014-07)

2009-18  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee - Linda Harrison (Rescinded by 2014-09)

2009-17  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Non-Attorney Referee - Robert Hartman (Rescinded by 2014-09)

2009-16  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Non-Attorney Referee - Dane DeRush (Rescinded by 2014-09)

2009-15  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee - George Keller (Rescinded by 2014-06)

2009-14  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee - Diane Femminineo (Rescinded by 2014-08)

2009-13  In re: Appointment of Juvenile Attorney Referee - John Kennedy (Rescinded by 2014-09)

2009-12  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee - Zaira Maio (Rescinded by 2013-06)

2009-11  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee - Paul Jacokes (Rescinded by 2013-07)

2009-10  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee - Lisa Goldstein (Rescinded by 2013-09)

2009-09  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee - David Elias (Rescinded by 2013-12)

2009-08  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee - Diane Alfafara (Rescinded by 2013-11)

2009-07  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee - Brian Nicholas (Rescinded by 2013-08)

2009-06  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee - Amanda Kole (Rescinded by 2013-13)

2009-05  In re: Appointment of Domestic Relations Attorney Referee - Greg Toler (Rescinded by 2013-10)

2009-04  In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinds 2006-01) (Rescinded by 2012-05)

2009-03  Revised at the request of SCAO. See 2010-01. 

2009-02  In re: Order for the Establishment of a Juvenile Drug Treatment Court

2009-01  In re: Order for the Establishment of a Drug Treatment Court

2008-01  In re: Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Parties (Rescinds 2006-03) (Rescinded by 2010-01)

2007-03  In re: Definition of "Reasonable Cost" for Purposes of Friend of the Court Enforcement of Health Care Coverage

2007-02  In re: Elimination of Circuit Court Arraignment

2007-01  In re: Court Hours (Rescinds 1999-02) (Rescinded by 2017-01)

2006-03  Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Parties (Rescinds 2003-07) (Rescinded by 2008-01)

2006-02  In re: Mediation of Cases Evaluated for Less than $25,000

2006-01  In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinds 2005-01) (Rescinded by 2009-04)

2005-03  In re: Access to Court Records (Rescinds 2004-04) (Rescinded by 2012-07J)

2005-02  In re: Parenting Time Mediation

2005-01  In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinds 2004-02)(Rescinded by 2006-01)

2004-8  In re: Caseflow Management Plan (Rescinded by 2011-08)

2004-7  In re: Adoption of ADR Plan (Rescinds 2000-10)(Rescinded by 2014-15 and 2014-16)

2004-6  In re: Order Amending Support Orders to Establish new Surcharge Rate

2004-5  In re: Security Screening at the Juvenile Justice and Clemens Center Buildings of the Macomb County Circuit Court (Rescinds 2002-02) (Rescinds by 2014-17J)

2004-4  In re: Access to Court Records (Rescinds 1993-03) (Rescinded by 2005-03)

2004-3  In re: Plan for Remote Hearings on Support and Parenting Time Enforcement Act Bench Warrants

2004-2  In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinds 2003-06) (Rescinded by 2005-01)

2004-1 Joint Local Administrative Order In re: Waiver of Family Division Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions (38th District Court) (Rescinds 2000-07J)

2003-07 In re: Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Parties (Rescinds 1990-02, 1999-04)

2003-06 In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinds 2000-09 and 2000-12)(Rescinded by 2004-02)

2003-05  In re: Order Directing Friend of the Court to Transfer Bank Account Funds to MiSDU (Rescinded 4-19-07 per SCAO) 

2003-04  In re: Access to Friend of the Court Records (Rescinds 2001-02)(Rescinded by 2015-03)

2003-03  In re: Video Record of Proceedings (Rescinds 2002-01)

2003-02J  In re: Family Court Plan (Rescinded by 2011-14J)

2003-01 In re: Juvenile Division Plan for the Handling of the Cases of Children Absent from Placement without Legal Permission (Rescinded by 2012-08)

2002-04  In re: Alternate Judge, Family Division (Rescinded 1-7-08 per SCAO) 

2002-03  In re: Alternate Judge (Rescinds 1999-05) 

2002-02  In re: Security Screening at the Juvenile Justice and Clemens Center Buildings of the Macomb County Circuit Court (Rescinded by 2004-05) 

2002-01  In re: Video Record of Proceedings (Rescinds 1994-01) (Rescinded by 2003-03)

2001-02  In re: Access to Friend of the Court Records (Rescinds 1993-4) (Rescinded by 2003-04) 

2001-01  In re: Access to Service Elevators (Revoked 7-31-08 per SCAO) 

2000-12  In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinds 1997-04) (Rescinded by 2003-06) 

2000-11  In re: Equalization of Dockets (Rescinded 1-7-08 per SCAO) 

2000-10  In re: Selection of Case Evaluators (Rescinds 1997-03) (Rescinded by 2004-07)

2000-09  In re: Assignment to Family Division (Rescinded by 2003-06) 

2000-08J  Joint Local Administrative Order in re: Waiver of Family Division Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions (37th DC)

2000-07J Joint Local Administrative Order in re: Waiver of Family Division Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions (Eastpointe Municipal Court)(Rescinded by 2004-01)

2000-06J  Joint Local Administrative Order in re: Waiver of Family Division Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions (40th DC)

2000-05J  Joint Local Administrative Order in re: Waiver of Family Division Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions (42nd DC)

2000-04J  Joint Local Administrative Order in re: Waiver of Family Division Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions (41A DC)

2000-03J  Joint Local Administrative Order in re: Waiver of Family Division Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions (39th DC) 

2000-02J  Joint Local Administrative Order in re: Waiver of Family Division Jurisdiction over Civil Infractions (41B DC)

2000-01  In re: Collective Bargaining

2000-PLAN  In re: Judicial Availability 

1999-5  In re: Alternate Judge (Rescinded by 2002-03) 

1999-4  In re: Court Appointed Attorneys for Juvenile Matters (Rescinded by 2003-07)

1999-3  In re: Court Security (Rescinds 1997-01) (Rescinded by 2014-17J) 

1999-2  In re: Court Hours (Rescinds 1995-02) (Rescinded by 2007-01)

1999-1  In re: Weather Emergencies (Rescinded by 2012-02J)

1998-PLAN   In re: Judicial Availability Plan - Effective 10-9-98 (Rescinds 1990-1) (Rescinded 10-8-98 per SCAO)

1997-5  In re: Assignment to Family Division (Rescinded 1-7-08 per SCAO)

1997-4  In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinds 1997-02) (Rescinded by 2000-12) 

1997-3  In re: Selection of Mediators (Rescinded by 2000-10) 

1997-2  In re: Assignment of Cases (Rescinded by 1997-04) 

1997-1  In re: Court Security (Rescinded 1-7-08 per SCAO)

1996-1  In re: Policies and Operations for the 40th District Court (Closed 12-4-07 per SCAO) 

1995-3  In re: Court Security (See new order 1997-01) (Rescinded 12-11-95 per SCAO)

1995-2  In re: Court Holidays (Rescinded by 1999-02)

1995-1  In re: Assignment of Cases (Closed 3-23-07 per SCAO)

1994-1 In re: Video Record of Proceedings (Rescinds 1991-01) (Rescinded by 2002-01)

1993-4  In re: Access to Friend of the Court Records (Rescinded by 2001-02) 

1993-3  In re: Access to Court Records (Rescinded by 2004-04)

1993-2  In re: Domestic Motions

1993-1  In re: Hours of Operation (Rescinded by 1999-02)

1991-3  In re: Caseflow - No Progress (Rescinded 1-7-08 per SCAO) 

1991-2  In re: Mediators (Rescinded 1-7-08 per SCAO) 

1991-1  In re: Videotape Record of Court Proceedings (Rescinded by 1994-1)

1990-2  In re: Selection and Appointment of Lawyers in Felony Cases (Rescinded by 2003-07) 

1990-1  In re: Judicial Availability (Rescinded 11-18-98 per SCAO) 

1988-1  In re: Selection of Mediators (Rescinded 1-7-08 per SCAO) 

1987-1  In re: Access to Juror Questionnaires

1986-1  In re: Selection of Mediators (Closed 12-4-07 per SCAO) 

 

 

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