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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. LC 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 West Bluewater Highway

Ionia, MI 48846

In Pro Per

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MOTION TO WAIVE FEES AND COSTS

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

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

3. Defendant-Appellant has filed a Pro Per Application for Leave to Appeal in this Court, which has not yet been ruled upon.

4. Defendant-Appellant included an affidavit of indigency in the Pro Per application for leave to appeal.

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

WHEREFORE, Defendant-Appellant prays that this Honorable Court waive the fees and costs, pursuant to MCR 7.313, for the filing of the attached motion for leave to file a supplemental brief, brief in support, supplemental brief, and this motion to waive fees and costs.

The undersigned, Defendant-Appellant, In Pro Per, affirms and avows the above facts are true to the best of his knowledge, information, and belief.

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Date Joel Nathan Dufresne

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