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STATE OF MICHIGAN

IN THE SUPREME COURT

PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN No. 137830

Plaintiff-Appellee, COA No. 273407

V Emmet CC No. 06-2597-FC

JOEL NATHAN DUFRESNE

Defendant-Appellant.

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James R. Linderman (P23088)

Emmet County Prosecutor

200 Division Street

Petoskey, MI 49770

(231) 348-1725

Attorney for Plaintiff-Appellee

Joel Nathan Dufresne, 257173

Ionia Maximum Correctional Facility

1576 W. Bluewater Highway

Ionia, MI 48846

In Pro Per

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MOTION TO WAIVE FEES AND COSTS

NOTICE OF HEARING: This pro per motion to waive fees and costs will be heard on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009.

Defendant-Appellant states:

1. This is an appeal of right from convictions after a jury trial in a criminal case.

2. Defendant-Appellant, in pro per, has no representation and is a layman of the law.

3. Defendant has filed a pro per application for leave to appeal in this Court, which has DENIED on order of the Court on April 28, 2009.

4. Defendant included an affidavit of indigency in the filed pro per application for leave to appeal.

5. The facts and circumstances in the affidavit of indigency Defendant filed with the pro per application for leave to appeal remain accurate.

remain accurate.

WHEREFORE, Defendant-Appellant prays that this Court waive the fees and costs, pusuant to the MCR 7.313, for the filing of the attached motion for rehearing and this motion to waive fees and costs.

The undersigned, Defendant-Appellant in pro per, avows and affirms that the above facts are true to the best of his knowledge, and belief.

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Date JOEL NATHAN DUFRESNE

Defendant-Appellant In Pro Per

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