44th Circuit Court Motion Schedules *Praecipe Required
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44th Circuit Court Motion Schedules *Praecipe Required

Motion days & times as listed in schedules below.  Call the Circuit Court Clerk's Office to check date availability and DO NOT BOOK dates.  FOC Referee Hearings must be scheduled through the Clerk's Office.  Adjournments require a stipulation and order.  FOC Adjournments require referee approval. 
Motion fee $20.00 (An additional FOC fee may apply to post judgment Domestic Cases)

You may contact the Circuit Court Clerk's office for date availability.  (517) 546-9816.

Judge
Days
Hearing Types
Judge Michael Hatty - P30990
Howell Courtroom #4
(517)  546.3060
Thursdays 8:30 AM
1:30 PM
Criminal Motions & Driver License Restoration
Civil Motions -
Summary Disposition Motions (Limit of 4)

Judge David Reader - P27877
Howell Courtroom #5           
(517)  548.1120
Thursdays
8:30 AM
9:30 AM
Domestic Motions
Civil Motions
Judge Miriam Cavanaugh - P61875
Howell Courtroom #3
(517) 540.2515
Thursdays
1:30 PM
Criminal and Domestic Motions
Judge Theresa Brennan - P34510
Brighton Courtroom Location
(517)  548.1000 / (810) 540.8904
Tuesdays

9:00 AM
9:30 AM
10:00 AM


1:30 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
     ***** MOTIONS FILED BY ATTORNEYS *****
Motion Re: Spousal Support
Objections to Friend of Court Referee Recommendations
ALL OTHER MOTIONS NOT SPECIFIED

     ***** OTHER MOTIONS/PRO PER MOTIONS *****
Motions filed by Prosecutor (Family Support Division)
Motions filed by Pro Per Litigants
Motions for Name Change
Mondays
1:30 PM
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Motions to Modify/Terminate/Extend PPO
Motion to Establish PPO
Motion to Show Cause for Violating PPO
 

FOC REFEREE MOTION SCHEDULES*
*Praecipe Required

HEARING DATE & TIME MUST BE SCHEDULED THROUGH THE CLERK'S OFFICE:  (517) 546-9816

ADJOURNMENT POLICY:  Adjournments require approval through a stipulation and order, or by motion and notice of hearing.  Stipulation and orders for adjournment may be faxed to the FOC at (517) 552-2312, “Attention: Referee Coordinator.”  If you require special accommodations to use the Court because of a disability, please contact the Court immediately to make arrangements; please provide your case number when contacting the Court.


Judge David Reader - Referee Motion Hearings
P-30990


Even numbered cases:
Odd numbered cases:
Tuesdays
Tuesdays
before Referee Lori Marran
before Referee Michelle Ziel Warner
8:30 AM* or 10:30 AM*
8:30 AM* or 10:30 AM*
*Time may not allow for witnesses


Judge Theresa Brennan - Referee Motion Hearings
P-34510


  
Even numbered cases:
Odd numbered cases:
Wednesdays
Wednesdays
before Referee David Huntley
before Referee Tyler Martinez
  1:30 PM* or 3:00 PM*
  8:30 AM* or 10:30 AM*
  *Time may not allow for witnesses


 THE FOLLOWING MOTIONS MUST BE HEARD BY THE JUDGE

Adjourn trial, pretrial, or mediation
Appeals from Referee decision
Attorney motion to withdraw
Change of venue (if pre-judgment & contested)
Compel discovery
Contempt motions / show cause motions
Contested motion to dismiss or default
Disqualify Judge
Emergencies (as approved by the Judge)
Entry of order for DNA testing
Entry of QDRO
Final orders by Family Support Division
GAL Fees
Objections to garnishment
Objections to Referee recommendations
Proofs for a divorce (unless preserved by Referee)
Quash subpoena or other protective order
Receiver/Arbitrator motions
Reinstate case
Removal of party from house
Restraining order re: property or assets only
Sanctions, attorney fees (when filed by itself)
Spousal support modification
Summary disposition

 LIVINGSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE (517) 546-9816

Clerk's Office - and - Howell Courtroom Locations
FOC Referees
Brighton Courtroom Location
204 S. Highlander Way, Howell, MI  48843 (Judicial Center)
210 S. Highlander Way, Howell, MI  48843 (Law Center)
224 N. First St., Brighton, MI  48116
Forms & filing information available here.Revised: August 2017