If your conviction arose out of Wayne County, and you have not already done so, please direct your inquiry to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, Conviction Integrity Unit.
Submission of your petition does not guarantee investigation of your claim.
It also does not toll the time to file an appeal or any post-conviction motions that may be appropriate.
The CIU will not review claims solely alleging judicial errors, such as unfavorable court rulings or procedural errors, those alleging lawful sentences are excessive or harsh, or those seeking to re-litigate affirmative defenses, evidence, or information previously considered by a prior finder of fact such as a jury or judge.
Claimants are encouraged to use the CIU application, although the CIU will accept any writing that provides the necessary information.
Claims must be brought to the CIU’s attention in a written document, sent to the CIU through the U.S. Mail or an email. The CIU will not consider claims presented through telephone calls.
Before submitting your application, first save the document so you can attach it to an email.
Submit claims by email or to:Michigan Department of Attorney General
Please do not send supporting documentation. If we accept your case, we will reach out with any requests for documentation.