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Largely made up of townships, Jackson County is home to about 160,000 residents who live in close proximity to the Cascades Waterfall which was constructed in 1932 and features lights and sound. Other Jackson County attractions include the Jackson County Fair, 16 public parks, and the new 16th County Park’s Falling Waters Trail.
There are also a number of lawyers who call Jackson County home and are familiar with court procedure locally and statewide. Jackson County lawyers advise on a mixed variety of cases like chapter 7 bankruptcy, immigration, divorce, probate, and personal injury cases among others.
Recently in Jackson County, Mark White had been released from prison on a 15 month to 10 year sentence for a third drunk driving offense and parole violation when he allegedly decided to rob a Citizen’s Bank by making a bomb threat. Subsequent to exiting the bank, White allegedly tried to catch a ride with Saginaw Township Detective Scott Jackson of the auto theft division who was in an unmarked car. Jackson reported that he slowed to allow Patrol Officer Ian Wegner to catch up before identifying himself as an officer, at which point White allegedly attempted to escape but was apprehended by Wegner. White faces bank robbery, making a false bomb threat, attempted carjacking, assault with intent to commit a felony, as well as assault and resisting a police officer. He’s being held in Saginaw County Jail on $755,000 bail.
If you are facing criminal charges in Jackson County, you are likely to be summoned by the Criminal Division of the Jackson County Circuit Court. Michigan Circuit Courts are responsible for hearing many different kinds of cases but maintain exclusive jurisdiction over civil appeals and domestic relations cases like divorce, child custody, and child support cases. The Jackson County 12th District Court is made up of different divisions with which to file, they include civil, collections, criminal, judicial, probation, and traffic.
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