Heckman Law, PLLC, in addition to helping the residents of Paw Paw, MI, will help anyone in Van Buren, MI, including South Haven.
Heckman Law, PLLC will represent individuals charged with a variety of offenses: drunk driving offenses, violent offenses, drug offenses, white collar crimes and theft offenses, and other offenses.
Representing yourself is a bad idea. Remember the old axiom "a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client."
The District Court located in South Haven, MI, is the Western 7th District Court. The presiding judge is the Honorable Arthur H. Clark III. The Eastern 7th District Court is located in Paw Paw, MI. If you have received a notice to appear in any of the courts in Van Buren County, MI, be sure to check the address on the notice to know where to appear. If you fail to appear the court will likely issue a bench warrant for your arrest. Avoid having a bench warrant issued and check the address. In the event you do go to the wrong court, call the correct court immediately.
Typically, when in court you need to dress and act conservatively. Dress as though you are going to church. At a minimum, wear a buttoned up shirt tucked in. Avoid shirts with slogans on them. Appearances are a sign of respect to the court. If you are not dressed up, some judges will consider it disrespectful. Also, speak respectfully. Use "yes sir" or "no sir," or "yes your honor" or "no your honor." There are exceptions to these general rules and you should consult an attorney with EVERY legal matter.
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The 7th District Court West is located at 1007 Wells Street, South Haven, MI 49090.