WESTERN MICHIGAN FEDERAL AND STATE COURT INFORMATION
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WESTERN MICHIGAN FEDERAL AND STATE COURTS
Michigan Courts are divided into trial courts and appellate courts. Trial courts are typically the first level of resolving a dispute. Appellate courts review decisions made by trial courts to determine weather they are correct in their interpretation of the law or weather they abused their discretion.
District Court cases involve both criminal and civil matters. They include small claims court, landlord / tenant matters, land contract disputes, civil matters below 25,000 dollars, traffic tickets, and criminal misdemeanors.
Circuit Court cases involve both criminal and civil matters also. They include family law (divorce, child custody, child support), civil matters over 25,000 dollars, real estate matters, and criminal high misdemeanors and felonies.
Probate Court is divided into Probate and juvenile matters. Probate court cases involve wills, trusts, guardianships, child abuse and neglect cases, adoptions, and commitment hearings. Juvenile matters include crimes committed by children and delinquency matters.
Michigan Court of Appeals reviews decision made by the trial courts (district court, circuit court, and probate court).
Michigan Supreme Court reviews decisions made by the Michigan Court of Appeals. The Michigan Supreme Court is the highest court in
Federal District Court handles federal criminal matters, civil matters where the parties live in different states, and civil matters over 150,000 dollars at issue (this is the trial court of the federal system).
Federal Court of Appeals reviews decisions of the
United States Supreme Court reviews decisions of the Federal Court of Appeals and decisions of the State courts that involve federal issues.