Claim of Appeal: MCR 7.103 (A) appeal final decisions of: district court, local and state agencies, and some probate decisions.
Application For Leave to Appeal: MCR 7.103(B) appeals where no right of appeal exists, appeals not timely filed, appeals of a decision of the Michigan Parole Board, interlocutory appeal; appeal of a provisional order or agency decision.
There are many different types of appeals and different rules that apply to each type of appeal. If representing yourself, it is *your responsibility to follow the court rules that apply to your appeal. -THIS STAFF DOES NOT HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT OF YOUR APPEAL-, but we are available to provide you with procedural direction and forms. We are prohibited by law from providing legal advice!! Thank you for your cooperation in understanding.
* If your appeal fails to be in compliance with the court rules, your appeal could be dismissed*
Some things that could help you:
Self Help Free Websites:
Circuit Court Appeal Court Rules: Chapter 7 MCR 7.100 - thru- 7.123
(Agency Specific Rules 7.116 -thru- 7.123)
Filing Fee: $ 150.00 Claim of Appeal -or- Application For Leave to Appeal (MCR 7.105(B)(7),
Note: no fee for appeals from MI. Employment Security Board.
Transcripts: your request for a transcript goes to the lower court (trial court), or agency.
Required Documents: please see appropriate attachment for guidance.
Livingston County Clerk's Office
44th Circuit Court
204 S. Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843