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1. What are the court’s hours?
2. What do I wear to court?
3. When and where are arraignments held?
4. Where do I go to check in for court?
5. What happens at my arraignment?
6. How do I get a Court Appointed Attorney?
7. What is a pre-trial?
8. What happens if I miss a court date?
9. I have received an order for fingerprints, what do I do?

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1. Why is jury service important?
2. What is my duty as a juror?
3. What are the eligibility requirements to serve as a juror?
4. How was I selected for jury service?
5. How much notice will I be given that I am to appear for jury service?
6. Do I have to respond to the summons to jury service?
7. What if I no longer live in the county in which I am being summoned for jury duty?
8. How long am I on call for jury service?
9. Can jury service be rescheduled?
10. How is my job affected?
11. What if I have a medical condition that would prevent me from serving jury duty?
12. Where do I report for jury service?
13. What is the average length of a trial in the 86th District Court?
14. What hours will I serve?
15. Is it possible that I might report for jury service but not sit on a jury?
16. How am I compensated?
17. Will I receive proof of my jury service for my employer?
18. What is the dress code?
19. How will I know what to expect and what to do during my jury service?
20. What if an unexpected emergency keeps me from coming to the courthouse while I'm on a jury?

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1. Where is the Probation Department located?
2. What if I miss my appointment?
3. What is a Pre-Sentence Investigation (PSI)?
4. What is the role of the Probation Officer?
5. What is a Probation Violation?

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1. If I want to pay my civil infraction traffic ticket, what do I do?
2. Where do I mail my payment?
3. If I can't pay my traffic ticket in full, can I make partial payments?
4. If I want to deny responsibility for my civil infraction traffic ticket what do I do?
5. What is an Informal Hearing?
6. What is a Formal Hearing?
7. What is a waivable ticket?
8. Will points be assessed to my driving record?
9. What if I really had insurance, but could not produce the proof at the time I was stopped by law enforcement?

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1. Do I have to license my dog?
2. Do I have to license my cat?
3. Are there any other pets that are required to be licensed?
4. Where do I get a dog license?
5. What do I need to get a dog license?
6. What is the purpose of a dog license?
7. What if my dog is licensed in another Michigan county?
8. Who do I call if I find a lost dog?
9. How often do I have to purchase a dog license?
10. What happens if my dog looses their license?
11. What type of shelter do I have to provide for my outside dog?
12. What is microchipping?
13. What advantages are there for having my pet microchipped?
14. Is the pet Owner's phone number on the chip?
15. Can the microchip be used for any other pets?

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1. What is Smart 911?
2. What if I call 911 by accident?
3. How do I request a presentation?
4. What do I do if I see a dog left inside a vehicle?
5. Why do dispatchers ask so many questions?
6. Do I call 911 even if it is not an emergency?
7. Where and were was my vehicle towed?
8. How do I report a narcotics issue?
9. How do I obtain a burning permit?

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1. What is CodeRED and why is it important to me?
2. When will CodeRED be used?
3. Does the CodeRED system replace other systems that have been used to provide time-sensitive information to residents?
4. Does the CodeRED system already have my telephone number, or do I need to sign up to receive CodeRED notifications?
5. I have a business located in Traverse City. Can I arrange to have CodeRED contact my business?
6. What if I want to register additional numbers for my address?
7. Is my personal information protected?
8. How will I recognize a CodeRED message?
9. What should I do if I receive a CodeRED message?
10. I have a cordless phone, and it does not work when the power goes out. How will the system be able to contact me?
11. Will the CodeRED system leave a message on an answering machine?
12. What happens if the line is busy?
13. What circumstances might prevent a message from being delivered to me?

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1. What are the office hours?
2. How do I apply for an electrical, mechanical, and/or plumbing permit?
3. How are the fees for electrical, plumbing, and mechanical permits determined?
4. Who can apply for an electrical, plumbing or mechanical permit?
5. Which forms of payment are accepted?
6. How do I register my credit card with the Construction Code Office?
7. Can I apply online for a permit?
8. How does a contractor register with the Construction Code Office?
9. Does my job require a plan review?
10. What is the process of a plan review?
11. Is there a cost to receive an electrical, mechanical, and/or plumbing plan review?
12. What types of inspections are required?
13. How do I request an inspection?

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1. How can I start the process to create a County Drainage District to alleviate my flooding concern?

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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. How do I get my support order modified?
2. If I have been paying my child support and the custodial parent is not allowing parenting time as stated in my court order, do I have to keep paying support?
3. The non-custodial parent is not making regular child support payments, do I have to allow him/her to have parenting time?
4. I paid my child support directly to my co-parent, can I get credit?
5. We both want to pay direct, can we do so?
6. Do I have to pay child support after my child reaches 18?
7. If I am receiving public assistance, do I still get child support?
8. Is the Friend of the Court responsible for making sure that child support money is being spent on the children?
9. I am in jail without work release, do I have to pay child support?
10. How do I get an Income Withholding Order started to have the child support taken from my pay?

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1. Do I have to let my children go for parenting time if it appears that the other parent has been drinking or using drugs?
2. Does the Friend of the Court have a responsibility to investigate alleged abuse and/or neglect of a child?
3. I have a specific parenting time schedule that I need to change, what can I do?
4. At what age can the child choose with which parent he/she will live?
5. What happens if I have an order for custody and the other parent does not return the child to me as stated in the order?
6. I am concerned that my child is being abused or neglected when he or she is with the other parent, what should I do?
7. The custodial parent is temporarily absent or out of town, does the non-custodial parent automatically get care and custody of the child?

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1. I received a notice that my Federal tax refund would be taken for child support, when will that money be applied to my account?
2. How do I get the money applied to my account?
3. Can "Held" Federal tax refunds be released prior to the 6-month waiting period?

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1. How do I file a Freedom of Information Request?
2. Who are my county officials?
3. Where is my voting place?
4. How do I receive text or email notifications?

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1. What Services do you offer?
2. Do I qualify for your Services?
3. Is there a fee for your Services?
4. Can I subscribe to your newsletter?

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1. Do you ever have evening hours?
2. How do I receive text or email notifications?

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1. How do I receive text or email notifications from the Grand Traverse County website?
2. Who do I contact for pool hours, and swim lesson information at the Civic Center Easling Pool?

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1. How do I learn about an opening with Grand Traverse County?
2. When are new positions posted?
3. How do I submit an application?
4. How do I apply for a current job opening?
5. When can I apply for a posting?
6. May I apply for more than one posting at a time?
7. Will you notify me when the job has been filled?
8. When can I take the Grand Traverse County written clerical test?
9. What type of testing is required for consideration of a correctional officer or road patrol deputy position?

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1. Why is this rule change important?
2. What has the new rule changed for parents/guardians?
3. What is a nonmedical waiver?
4. Who does this new rule apply to?
5. What does certified, nonmedical waiver mean?
6. Can a parent /guardian obtain a certified, nonmedical waiver form from the school, childcare center, or healthcare provider?
7. How does a parent/guardian obtain a certified, nonmedical waiver?
8. What if my child has a medical contraindication to a vaccine?
9. Where can I find more information?
10. What documentation will parents/guardians need to submit to their school or childcare center?

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1. Where are you located?
2. How do I qualify for services?
3. Do you provide Meals on Wheels?
4. Can you answer my questions about Medicare and/or Medicaid?

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1. Why do I have to change my password?

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1. What is a Jury Questionnaire and why did I receive it?
2. Do I have to respond to the questionnaire?
3. Is the information supplied on the questionnaire really confidential?
4. I received a Jury Questionnaire, does this mean I have to report for jury duty?
5. I received a questionnaire last year and responded that I was either not qualified or I asked to be exempt from service. Why did I receive another questionnaire?
6. I received 2 questionnaires, what should I do?
7. The questionnaire was sent to a family member who is deceased, what should I do?
8. I am unable to complete the questionnaire because of ill health or other physical or mental limitation, what should I do?
9. The questionnaire is addressed to my son/daughter who is away at college, what should I do?
10. The party whose name is on the questionnaire doesn't live at this address, what should I do?
11. What if I lose or damage my questionnaire?
12. How was I selected for jury duty?
13. How long should I expect to serve on jury duty?
14. I am the sole proprietor of a business and lose money when I am called for service, why can I not be excused?
15. I have no transportation to the courthouse for jury duty, what should I do?
16. I am a stay-at-home parent with children that are not yet in school, can I be excused?
17. I am a caregiver to a disabled person, can I be excused?
18. Can my employer penalize me because I report for jury duty? Does my employer have to pay me regular wages when I am performing jury service?
19. I am in the miliary, on active duty, do I have to serve jury duty?
20. I have already served jury duty, can I be called to serve again?
21. Is a DUI (driving under the influence) considered a felony?

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1. What does a Learning Partner do?
2. How much time does a Learning Partner spend "on the job"?
3. How do children get involved?
4. Are more Learning Partners needed?

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1. What is the March Board of Review?
2. Am I required to attend the March Board for a commercial/industrial real property?
3. Am I required to attend the March Board for personal property?
4. Who can schedule/attend a Michigan Board of Review appointment?
5. How do I prepare for the Board of Review?
6. When do I receive notification on the outcome of the board's decision?
7. Can I appeal the March Board of Reviews' decision?
8. Should I appeal the Board of Review?

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1. What is the Michigan Tax Tribunal?
2. How does the Tribunal work?
3. How does Small Claims work?
4. When do I file?
5. How do I file?
6. What are the fees?

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1. What is personal property?
2. What are examples of personal property?
3. When is tax day for personal property?
4. When and where do I file my personal property statement?
5. When and where do I file an Affidavit of Eligible Personal Property (Small Taxpayer Exemption Form 5076)?
6. What happens if I file my personal property statement late?
7. Can I request an extension for filing my personal property statement?
8. What costs do I report on my personal property statement?
9. What if my costs are for used assets?
10. What if I have expensed or fully depreciated my assets?
11. I don't own a building, though I lease office space. Do I still have to file for personal property?
12. I operate a business out of my home, do I have to file for and pay personal property tax?
13. Do I report leased equipment?
14. How can I appeal my personal property assessment?
15. What if I don't agree with the decision of the March Board of Review?
16. Where does my tax money go?
17. What are my responsibilities as a business owner?
18. What happens if my business moves out prior to tax day?
19. What happens if my personal property taxes become delinquent?

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1. What is a Power of Attorney?
2. What is the difference between Power of Attorney and guardianship or conservatorship?
3. If I have a Power of Attorney, do I need a guardianship or conservatorship?
4. Can a Power of Attorney be filed with the Probate Court?
5. Can a dispute over a Power of Attorney be heard in Probate Court?

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1. If I am over the age of 70, do I have to serve?
2. If I am a full-time college student, am I exempt from jury duty?
3. Do the courts provide daycare or transportation?
4. If I am a nursing mother, can I be excused from jury duty service?
5. If I am a stay-at-home parent, can I be excused from jury duty service?
6. I am not a United States citizen. Why was I selected?
7. May I bring my laptop, pager and/or cell phone with me?
8. What do I do if I live in another state for the winter months?
9. If I am hearing impaired, do I need to get a doctor's note to be excused?
10. I am legally blind. Can I still serve on a jury?
11. My job is too demanding (or I work in a small office/am self employed) and I don’t have time to serve on a jury. Do I still have to serve?
12. I have recently moved to another county/state. What do I need to do to be excused from service?
13. My summons states that my service term is 1 day or 1 trial, whichever is longer. What does that mean?
14. What if personal or religious beliefs prohibit me from passing judgment on others?
15. I am a smoker. Will I be able to go outside to take a break?

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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 in forfeiture?
6. What happens after my property is foreclosed? How do I get it back?
7. What if I can't come up with all the money right now?
8. Will I receive any notification before my property is foreclosed?

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1. Why should I recycle?
2. Who recycles?
3. What is reuse?
4. How can I reduce the amount of trash I generate?
5. What is your school recycling rate

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1. What are your hours?
2. Where are you located?
3. What time is fingerprinting?
4. What are the hours for the Jail?
5. Can you fax me my accident report?
6. I was told my accident report will be automatically sent to the insurance company. Is this true?
7. Is there a cost for an accident report? Do you accept debit cards?
8. Where do I get a copy of my birth certificate?
9. How do I obtain a copy of a police report (other than traffic accident)?
10. I was arrested last night. How can I get a copy of my police report?
11. Why did I not receive a copy of my accident report in the mail?

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1. What is the State Tax Commission?
2. Where do I file?
3. What if I receive a Lack of Jurisdiction Letter?
4. How do I contact the State Tax Commission?
5. How do I file?

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1. What is a hardship?
2. How do I apply for a hardship?

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1. What size worm bin do I need?
2. How much bedding and water will I need?
3. How do I make the worm bin?
4. Where can I get worms?
5. How do I take care of my worm bin?
6. How do I know when my worm bin is done?
7. What can I use the worm castings (compost) for?
8. What are 3 methods for harvesting your compost?