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1. Who do I call if I have an animal control complaint?
2. What is the difference between the Animal Shelter and the Humane Society?
3. Why do I have to license my dog?
4. Where do I go to get a dog license?
5. When I visit the Animal Shelter, why can't I touch the animals?
6. What is a responsible pet owner?
7. What is rabies, and is it a problem in Jackson County?
8. What is the truth about neutering and spaying?

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1. What are the Fees?
2. When can I make a camping reservation?
3. Where do I call to make a reservation?

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1. What is a civil case?
2. What is a plaintiff and what's their role?
3. What are filing fees and costs associated with the case?
4. What is a small claims court?
5. What are the definitions of a tenant and a landlord?
6. What is a Notice to Quit?
7. What happens if I as a tenant fail to appear before court?
8. What if a tenant disagrees with the eviction notice?

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1. How does one file for divorce?
2. When is a divorce granted?
3. Do you need an attorney to represent you in a divorce case?
4. What are alimonies and money judgements?
5. What is the garnishment proceeding in divorce cases?
6. What else is important in garnishment proceedings? Who can help me?
7. What is the process of mediation in divorce cases?

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1. How do I collect a garnishment?
2. What is a garnishment proceeding like?
3. What is the most common type of garnishment?
4. How do I respond to a garnishment?

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1. What if a property is unlivable or needs repair?
2. Who among multiple tenants is responsible for paying rent?
3. How do damage deposits work?

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1. Where do I go to file a Personal Protection Order (PPO)?
2. Is there a filing fee for a PPO?
3. Is there a filing fee for a PPO?
4. Is there a filing fee for a PPO?

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1. Even though I'm already suspended, can I now drive legally since I'm on a payment plan?
2. Can I combine all of my criminal and traffic matters into 1 plan?
3. My license is suspended and no one let me know, why?
4. What do I need to do to get my license back?
5. Why didn’t anyone notify me when my ticket came in?
6. Where do I pay my reinstatement fee if the court suspends my driver’s license?
7. Where do I pay my Driver Responsibility fees and how much do I owe?
8. Can I petition the court for a wage assignment with my employer?

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1. What is my total balance owed to the court?
2. My tickets are overdue and will be suspended soon; will a payment plan stop these suspensions?
3. What is the minimum I can pay?
4. Can I pay more if I can afford it?
5. Where can I pay?
6. Can I pay less this time?
7. If I have a warrant for failure to pay, will I get arrested when I come to the court?
8. What should I do if I can’t appear for a show cause hearing or if I made a payment prior to the hearing date?

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1. What is Mediation?
2. Can I try mediation if I have already filed a case in court?

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1. Which sites are shaded?

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1. Where can I find the special events application for an activity I want to organize and host at a county park.
2. Where can I find the special events application for an activity I want to organize and host at a county park.

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1. What is a Criminal Case?
2. What are the 2 levels of criminal cases?
3. Do defendants have rights to attorneys?
4. What happens if you are arrested?
5. How are crimes classified?
6. What does a misdemeanor entail?
7. What does a felony entail?
8. What are the 4 types of bonds?

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1. What is the difference between probation and parole?
2. Who is entitled to a court appointed attorney?
3. What if the individual requiring an attorney is special needs, mentally ill, or involved in a guardianship / conservatorship case?
4. How do I obtain a personal protection order (PPO)?
5. What are the steps of filing for a personal protection order (PPO)?
6. How are juvenile delinquency cases processed?
7. Are serious juvenile delinquency cases different if the juvenile is over 15 years old?
8. What are some of the juvenile's rights?
9. How is the criminal case conducted in regards to juveniles?

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1. Who do I call if I want to report a pothole, fallen tree or other road hazards?
2. When will the work order be completed?
3. When will my road be plowed?
4. I pay high property taxes. Why can't the roads be fixed with that money?
5. Will the money received from the Michigan Transportation Fund (MTF) be enough to fix Jackson County’s roads?
6. Why does the plowtruck throw snow on my driveway?
7. When will my road be plowed?
8. My mailbox was damaged by a snowplow. Now what?
9. Do you replace overhead street lights?
10. Will JCDOT remove a dead animal from the road?
11. Will JCDOT remove fallen trees or branches from the roads?
12. When will brine be applied to my gravel road?
13. What is the process for getting a speed limit reduced?

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1. Why is local public health looking for volunteers?
2. Why do we need volunteers to register?
3. What type of duties may be available?
4. How do I register?

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1. The other party and I are in agreement regarding child support, parenting time and custody, and do not wish to use the Friend of the Court. Do we have to utilize the Friend of the Court Service?
2. How do I get a child support case started?
3. The non-custodial parent is not paying support as ordered. Can I withhold parenting time?
4. I pay child support and an amount toward ordinary medical each week. Why should I have to pay for annual ordinary medical through my employer?
5. My support is the same as it was when I divorced years ago. What can I do to have my support reviewed?
6. Can I continue receiving support if my child goes to college?
7. My court order says to pay support through the Michigan State Disbursement Unit. May I pay the other parent directly?
8. If I am receiving TANF or Department of Human Services public assistance, may I also receive child support?

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1. What can I do to pursue a felony warrant?
2. I want to take my children and move out of state for a new job. What must I do?
3. Can the Friend of the Court assist parties in reaching an agreement regarding custody?
4. Will the Friend of the Court make sure that child support money is spent on the children?
5. Why won’t the Friend of the Court enforce what the judge said in court, even if it’s not in the written order?
6. May I see my child’s school, medical and other records if my child lives with the other parent?
7. How do I file a complaint against the Friend of the Court?

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1. I think that my child is being abused/neglected during parenting time spent with the other parent. What should I do?
2. Do I have to have an attorney to file a Motion Regarding Parenting Time, Support or Custody?
3. My order states that I have “reasonable” parenting time. What does that mean?
4. The other party is not following our parenting time provisions. What can I do?
5. The other party never returns clothing or other personal items after parenting time. What can I do?
6. The other party never exercises his/her parenting time. Can you enforce that he/she see the child(ren)?
7. My children do not want to visit with the other parent. Do I have to make them go?
8. I believe the other party is using drugs and/or under the influence of alcohol. Do I have to allow the children to go with parent for scheduled parenting time?

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1. Who has to provide medical coverage for the minor child(ren)?
2. My employer is deducting insurance premiums from my paycheck and I cannot afford it.
3. The other party and I agree that I will carry the insurance as it is available at a reasonable cost or no cost to me. Does the other party still have to carry insurance?

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1. Can I view aerial imagery on the interactive map? Can I see my house?
2. When viewing my property, why do my parcel lines appear to be in the incorrect location?
3. How do I search for a property on the Tax Viewer?

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1. Where can I go for insurance for my child?

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1. What if I don’t show up for jury duty?
2. How was I selected?
3. I received a questionnaire. Do I have to fill this out and send back? Will I be summonsed?
4. How often can I be summonsed for Jury duty?
5. What is the average time I might spend on jury duty?
6. The summons/questionnaire was sent to a family member who is deceased. What should I do?
7. Who has access to the information on the Juror Questionnaire?
8. Do the courts provide daycare or transportation?
9. What do I do if I miss my reporting date?

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1. I have vacation and/or work hardships. Can I serve at another time?
2. How do I get excused from jury duty?
3. The summons/questionnaire is addressed to my son or daughter who is away at college. What should I do?
4. I am a nursing mother, can I be excused from serving?
5. If I am a stay-at-home mother, can I be excused from serving?
6. My job is demanding (or I work in small office/self-employed) and don't have time to serve jury duty, do I still have to serve?
7. I have recently moved out of County or State. What do I do to be excused?
8. What do I do if I live in another state during the winter months?

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1. Where do I park?
2. How much do I get paid for serving jury duty?
3. Will I be given something for my employer to show my attendance and pay?
4. Does my employer pay me for missing work when I am serving jury duty?
5. What happens if my group number is not called during the week of my service?
6. May I use my cell phone, beeper or electronic device in the courthouse?
7. What should I do if my employer tells me that I can’t serve on jury duty?

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1. What is diversion?
2. What is consent calendar?

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1. What are the parental responsibilities?
2. What are the financial reimbursement options?

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1. What is probation?
2. What does it mean to be on probation?
3. How long does probation last?
4. What if I violate probation?
5. Will I have a juvenile record as a result of being on probation?
6. What is Intensive Supervised Probation (ISP)?

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1. How do we get a Court-appointed attorney?
2. How much does a Court-appointed attorney cost?
3. What if I cannot afford the attorney?
4. What if I need an interpreter?
5. What is a status offense?

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1. Do I need a police report?
2. Does the personal protection order cover everyone in the household?
3. How do I get my personal protection order served?
4. Can children get personal protection order against their parents?
5. What is the difference between stalking and domestic personal protection order?
6. How soon can I see a judge?

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1. Where do I go to file a personal protection order?
2. Does it cost to file a personal protection order?
3. What information do I need to file a personal protection order?
4. Can minors file a personal protection order?

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1. How do I file for guardianship or conservatorship?

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1. Can I report online?
2. What do I need to report online?

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1. How is the Recovery Court different from normal prosecution through Criminal Court?
2. Who is eligible for Recovery Court?
3. How long does the Recovery Court Program last?
4. What are the benefits of Recovery Court for offenders who successfully complete the program?

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1. How can I obtain a copy of a recorded document?
2. What payment methods do you accept?
3. Do you prepare documents or have forms?
4. Can I record a true copy court document?
5. Can I record a copy of a document?
6. Do you have standard document requirements?

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1. When was my house built?
2. How do I search for a deed?
3. My spouse died, how do I remove them from the deed?
4. Do I have lake rights, any easements, or a joint driveway agreement on my property?

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1. How do I get a copy of a traffic crash report?
2. What should I do when I need non-emergency police services?
3. Where is the Jackson County Office of the Sheriff located?
4. How do I get Jail Information?
5. If I know someone with an outstanding warrant, how do I get them arrested?
6. Where do I call if I want to give information without giving my name?
7. I have had my fingerprints taken before, must I do it again?
8. I would like to make a police report, who do I call?
9. I have called and left a message for a deputy and they haven't called me back yet, why?
10. I need to speak to a particular deputy but they never answer the phone number they provided me on their card.
11. I hit a deer on my way to work and need to make a report. I have continued on to work and would like to make the report.
12. Do I or someone I know have a warrant?
13. I have court ordered fingerprints or DNA Sample how do I get them done?
14. I need to get a background check done for a job. Do you do them there?
15. I want to report a loose/vicious dog near my residence but I can’t locate a phone number for Animal Control.
16. My ex-spouse/girlfriend refused me visitation with my child and I have paperwork showing it is my time to have him/her. I want the police to go and pick up my child and turn him/her over to me.
17. What do I do to sell a handgun to someone if they do not have a Concealed Pistol License?
18. What do I do to sell a handgun to someone if they have a Concealed Pistol License?
19. What steps do I take to buy a handgun?
20. What do I need to bring to obtain a License to purchase a handgun?
21. How much does it cost for a License to Purchase a handgun?
22. I inherited a handgun, how do I get it registered?
23. I just moved to Michigan from another state, how to I get my handguns registered?
24. I have a License to Purchase a handgun, now what?
25. Must I return a completed Pistol Sales Record or License to Purchase form in person?
26. I purchased a pre-paid phone card for an inmate. When will they receive it?
27. I deposited money in an inmate’s account. When will they get it?
28. Am I able to put money in to an inmate’s account without having to go to the jail?
29. Am I able to call the jail so that the staff can pass a message to an inmate?
30. When may I come to visit an inmate?
31. May I bring a child to visitation?
32. How can I find out if a loved one is lodged or if they have a bond?
33. Why is my loved one on restriction and unable to get a visit?
34. How do I reach the deputy investigating my case.

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1. How do I pay my traffic citation?
2. Where can I get some help slowing the traffic down in my neighborhood?

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1. What is small claims court?
2. Who may file a claim?
3. Where do I file my claim?
4. Where do I get the papers to file a claim?
5. How much does it cost to file a small claims suit?
6. What if, when considering the costs of filing, you intend to utilize a process server?
7. When will my case be heard and before whom?

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1. How Much Can I Collect?
2. How Can I Collect My Money?
3. What Is Execution?
4. What Is Garnishment?
5. When do I get my money from the garnishment?
6. What Else Can I Do?

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1. If I don't pay my taxes, will I really lose my house and property?
2. What is a delinquent tax?
3. What happens after the property is forwarded to the County Treasurer for collection?
4. What does it mean for my property to be in forfeiture? Does that mean I lose my property?
5. What happens after my property is foreclosed? How do I get it back?
6. What if I can't come up with all the money right now?
7. Are timelines available for taxes from previous years?

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1. What is a traffic case?
2. What is important for me to do upon receiving my traffic ticket?
3. What if I have received a civil infraction traffic ticket?
4. What if I want to dispute my ticket?
5. Are police officers required to attend contested traffic hearings?
6. Can a judge/magistrate dismiss my ticket if I attend a driver improvement class?

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1. How do I obtain a restricted driver's license if mine has been suspended or revoked?
2. When filing for a restricted driver's license, what forms do I need and how do I obtain them?
3. What is the court hearing process for obtaining a restricted driver's license?
4. How are points assessed to my driving record and can the judge or magistrate reduce or remove the points assessed on my driver’s license?

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1. What should I know about adult traffic misdemeanors?
2. What should I know as a minor about traffic misdemeanors?
3. What happens when I'm stopped by a police officer and I have been driving under the influence?
4. What are the charges regarding drunk driving violations or misdemeanors?
5. What happens regarding sentencing and other consequences, if I am convicted of drunk driving?

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1. Am I registered to vote?
2. How do I register to vote in Michigan?
3. Where do I vote?
4. Where can I view the public ballot online?
5. How do I obtain an Absent Voter Ballot?

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1. Can I get my child locked up?
2. What are visitation days and times?
3. Who can visit?
4. How do I drop off my child's medication?
5. Are medical/dental services provided?
6. What should I do if my child has a scheduled outside medical appointment?
7. Does my child need money or clothing items?
8. Can I call and speak to my child or can my child call home?
9. Do the residents attend school?
10. Can I drop off my child's school work from their school?
11. How can I find out how my child is behaving?
12. Where do I send or drop off mail?
13. When is my child's next court date?
14. Can my child's pastor and/or counselor come see them while they are detained?
15. What time can I pick my child up on their release date?
16. What items am I allowed to drop off for my child?
17. Do you accept interns?