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Appealing a Municipal or District Court Judgment

This short legal guide is designed to walk non-lawyers through appealing a criminal or civil judgment of a State of Michigan district court, specifically what should happen in the first week after the case becomes final. These are critical days, and can make or break your appeal.

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The Michigan Court of Appeals has some helpful information about Appeals, including court rules, forms, and a deadline calculator.

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