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Circuit Court
40 N Main, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5208

Applications for Attorneys to Represent Indigent Persons

Applications for Attorneys to Represent Indigent Persons

Application forms for attorneys wishing to be added to the Court Appointed Counsel List for Criminal, Domestic, and Juvenile cases are available by clicking on the following links:

Criminal Court Appointed Counsel Application

Domestic Court Appointed Counsel Application

Juvenile Court Appointed Counsel Application

These forms may be completed on your computer.  Alternatively, you may print out the forms and fill them out by hand.

The Court accepts applications to be placed on the Court Appointed Counsel List or to be upgraded to a different List throughout the year.  The Courts Indigent Panel Committees meet quarterly to review applications.  The process is governed by Local Administrative Order 2014-1.  Please fill out the application(s) for any List you are interested in and return the completed application to Case Management, 6th Floor, Macomb County Courthouse, 40 N. Main, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043.  Applications may also be emailed to shelley.lemire@macombgov.org.

The current List for Court Appointed Counsel, including the date of the attorney's last appointment, may be viewed by clicking on this link: Court Appointed Counsel Spreadsheet.

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Indigent Attorney Fee Schedule

This is the schedule that controls, as a general rule, payment of attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent defendants in the Macomb County Circuit Court. Click here.

This is the schedule that controls, as a general rule, payment of attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent Juvenile defendants in Macomb Count Circuit Court. Click here.