ICLE | Michigan Courts 101
Michigan Courts 101
| Level: Basic

When you're just starting a litigation practice, Michigan's massive court system can seem daunting. Get a handle on where to bring civil claims, what to do once litigation begins, and how to get your questions answered throughout the process. Also get tips from practitioners and a court of appeals judge on how to make the best impression once you're in the courtroom.

Watch so you can:

  • File in the appropriate civil court (and the right docket/division)
  • Anticipate the procedural path of a typical civil case
  • Navigate the business court docket and family division of circuit court
  • Interact effectively with court staff and the Friend of the Court
  • Make a great impression on the judge
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Ruth Goldner and Paul Mersino explain how you know whether to file a civil case...
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