[AA] Agencies: All matters from administrative agencies other than the Michigan Employment Security Commission and the Michigan Secretary of State. Includes appeal of any county clerk action taken under MCL 28.421 et seq.
[AE] Employment Security Commission: All matters regarding Michigan Employment Security Commission actions.
[AP] Parole Board Decisions: Appeals in parole board decisions.
[AR] Criminal Appeals: All criminal appeals from a lower court when filed in a higher court.
[AV] Civil Appeals: All civil appeals from a lower court when filed in a higher court.
ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW, SUPERINTENDING CONTROL, EXTRAORDINARY WRITS
[AH] Habeas Corpus: All writs of habeas corpus governed by MCR 3.303 and MCR 3.304 except habeas corpus to obtain custody of a child.
[AL] Licensing and Vehicles: All matters regarding Secretary of State actions.
[AS] Superintending Controls: All matters involving superintending control or supervisory control powers of the court.
[AW] Writs: All actions for mandamus not filed in the Court of Claims and all quo warranto and other writs.
[AX] Extradition/Detainer: All extradition and detainer matters initiated by Michigan to other states.
[FC] Capital Felonies: Capital felony cases in which life sentence is possible and a larger number of peremptory jury challenges is provided.
[FH] Noncapital Felonies
[FJ] Juvenile Felonies: Juvenile offenses committed by juveniles and waived to the criminal division of the circuit court under MCR 3.950. Includes life offenses committed by juveniles in which the prosecuting attorney has authorized the filing of a criminal complaint and warrant under MCR 6.907 instead of proceeding in the family division of the circuit court.
CIVIL DAMAGE SUITS
[ND] Property Damage, Auto Negligence: All complaints of property damage, but not personal injury, involving the use of a motor vehicle.
[NF] No-Fault Automobile Insurance: All claims for first-party personal protection benefits and first-party property protection benefits under the no-fault automobile insurance act.
[NH] Medical Malpractice: All claims involving health-care provider malpractice.
[NI] Personal Injury, Auto Negligence: All complaints of personal injury, or personal injury and property damage, involving the use of a motor vehicle.
[NM] Other Professional Malpractice: All claims involving professional malpractice other than health-care provider malpractice.
[NO] Other Personal Injury: All other claims involving liability for personal injury not otherwise coded.
[NP] Products Liability: All claims involving products liability.
[NS] Liquor Control: All claims involving liability under the liquor control code.
[NZ] Other Damage Suits: All other claims for damages.
OTHER CIVIL MATTERS
[CB] Business Claims: All claims in which all or part of the action includes a business or commercial dispute under MCL 600.8035.
[CC] Condemnation: All condemnation proceedings.
[CD] Employment Discrimination: All complaints of employment discrimination.
[CE] Environment: All environmental matters such as zoning, pollution, etc.
[CF] Forfeiture Claims: All claims of interest in property seized under the Controlled Substance that may be subject to forfeiture.
[CH] Housing and Real Estate: All housing, real estate, foreclosure, land contracts, and other property proceedings (except landlord-tenant and land contract summary proceedings).
[CK] Contracts: All proceedings involving contractual obligations not otherwise coded.
[CL] Labor Relations: All labor-management matters except employment discrimination.
[CP] Antitrust, Franchising, and Trade Regulation: All complaints regarding unlawful trade practices including but not limited to pricing and advertising of consumer items, regulation of watercraft, restraint of trade and monopolies, Consumer Protection Act, Farm and Utility Equipment Franchise Act, franchise investment law, motor vehicle dealer agreements, and the Motor Fuel Distribution Act.
[CR] Corporate Receivership: All corporate receivership proceedings.
[CZ] General Civil: All other civil actions not otherwise coded.
[PC] Proceedings to Restore, Establish, or Correct Records: All proceedings to restore, establish, or correct records that are assigned a new case number (not brought under an existing case).
[PD] Claim and Delivery: All complaints to recover personal property that are assigned a new case number (not brought under an existing case).
[PR] Receivers in Supplemental Proceedings: All proceedings appointing a receiver that are assigned a new case number (not brought under an existing case).
[PS] Supplemental Proceedings: All supplemental proceedings that are assigned a new case number (not brought under an existing case).
[PZ] Miscellaneous Proceedings: All other matters assigned a new case number (not brought under an existing case), including the following matters: grand jury and multicounty grand jury, and applications for restoration of firearms rights under MCL 28.424.
FAMILY DIVISION - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
[DC] Custody: All habeas corpus to obtain custody of a child; order to show cause for custody of a child; other custody, or custody and support proceedings when no divorce action has been filed; or actions under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act. Also used for intrastate transfers of postjudgment custody or custody and support proceedings where no divorce action has been filed.
[DM] Divorce, Minor Children: All complaints for divorce, separate maintenance, or annulment when minor children are involved. Also used for intrastate transfers of postjudgment divorce; divorce and custody; or divorce, custody, and support complaints when minor children are involved.
[DO] Divorce, No Children: All complaints for divorce, separate maintenance, or annulment when no minor children are involved. Also used for intrastate transfers of postjudgment divorce complaints when no minor children are involved.
[DP] Paternity: All questions of paternity; paternity and custody; or paternity, custody, and support. Also used for intrastate transfers of postjudgment paternity; paternity and custody; or paternity, custody, and support complaints.
[DS] Other Support: All support matters under the Family Support Act. Also used for intrastate transfers of postjudgment support matters under the Family Support Act.
[DZ] Other Domestic Relations Matters: All other prejudgment matters involving domestic relations proceedings not otherwise coded. Also used for intrastate transfers of other postjudgment matters involving domestic relations proceedings not otherwise coded.
[UD] Assist with Discovery: All proceedings to assist with discovery or to compel a response to a discovery order issued by another state’s tribunal.
[UE] UIFSA Establishment: All support and paternity establishment proceedings incoming from another state.
[UF] UIFSA Filing: All outgoing requests to another state or country initiating enforcement, modification, income withholding, or redirection of support orders not issued in this state.
[UI] UIFSA Initiation: All support and paternity establishment proceedings outgoing to another state.
[UM] UIFSA Registration of Orders for Modification: All incoming registrations of another state’s orders for the specific purpose of modification.
[UN] UIFSA Registration of Orders for Enforcement: All incoming registrations of another state’s orders for the specific purpose of enforcement.
FAMILY DIVISION - PROCEEDINGS UNDER JUVENILE CODE
[DJ] Designated Juvenile Offenses: All juvenile offenses designated by the prosecutor or court to be heard in the family division of circuit court in the same manner as an adult criminal case is heard in the criminal division of the circuit court.
[DL] Delinquency Proceedings: All delinquency proceedings initiated by petition under the juvenile code or initiated by Uniform Law Citation for various minor offenses not in the Motor Vehicle Code.
[JG] Juvenile Guardianship: All juvenile guardianships created by order under the juvenile code, MCL 712A.19a and MCL 712A.19c
[NA] Child Protective Proceedings: All child protective proceedings initiated by petition under the juvenile code.
[PJ] Personal Protection Actions Brought Under the Juvenile Code: All petitions seeking a personal protection order against a respondent under the age of 18. Includes proceedings conducted for violation of personal protection orders issued under the juvenile code when heard by a county other than the county that issued the personal protection order.
[TL] Traffic and Local Ordinance: All traffic and local ordinance issued on a Uniform Law Citation under the Motor Vehicle Code or local corresponding ordinance.
FAMILY DIVISION - MISCELLANEOUS PROCEEDINGS
[EM] Emancipation of Minor: All emancipation proceedings initiated under the Status of Minors and Emancipation Act.
[ID] Infectious Disease: All proceedings under the public health code for treatment of infectious disease or testing for infectious disease.
[NB] Safe Delivery of Newborn Child: All proceedings involving a newborn child surrendered under MCL 712.1 et seq.
[NC] Name Change: All name change proceedings.
[PH] Personal Protection Against Stalking: All personal protection proceedings under MCL 600.2950a when there is no domestic relationship between the parties and the respondent is not under the age of 18.
[PP] Personal Protection in Domestic Relationships: All personal protection proceedings under MCL 600.2950 and/or MCL 600.2950a when there is a domestic relationship between the parties and the respondent is not under the age of 18.
[PW] Waiver of Parental Consent to Obtain Abortion: All waiver of parental consent proceedings under the Parental Rights Restoration Act.
[VF] Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care Act: All petitions filed under MCL 400.655.
[VP] Violation Proceedings on Out-of-County Personal Protection Order- Revised Judicature Act: All proceedings conducted for violation of personal protection orders issued under MCL 600.2950 or MCL 600.2950a when heard by a county other than the county that issued the personal protection order. This case is filed as “In the Matter of.”
COURT OF CLAIMS
[MA] Habeas Corpus: All writs of habeas corpus not governed by MCR 3.303 and MCR 3.304.
[MB] Mandamus: All actions for mandamus against state officials and departments.
[MD] Highway Defect: All claims involving highway defects.
[MH] Medical Malpractice: All claims involving health-care provider malpractice.
[MK] Contracts: All other proceedings involving contractual obligations not otherwise coded.
[MM] Constitutional Claims: All claims for money damages brought under the Michigan Constitution.
[MP] Prisoner Litigation: All claims for money damages against the State of Michigan filed by state prisoners.
[MT] Tax-Related Suits: All claims involving liability for state taxes.
[MZ] Other Damage Suits: All other claims not otherwise coded.