Resources and Legal Help

Michigan Legal Help 
~Helping Michigan residents solve their legal problems!

2-1-1 Northeast Michigan Help Call Center- http://www.211nemichigan.org/

 Tenants and Landlord a Practical Guide
http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/publications/tenantlandlord.pdf

   Michigan Parenting Time Guidelines

Parenting time is the time that a child spends with his or her parent. A child needs both parents' affection and support. When the parents do not live together, separate parenting time lets each parent continue to develop a strong relationship with the child.

The Michigan One Court of Justice, Friend of the Court bureau has resources available to help with parenting time issues.  

http://courts.mi.gov/Administration/SCAO/Resources/Documents/Publications/Manuals/focb/pt_gdlns.pdf

Legal Services of Northern Michigan   1-800-872-8432

        Legal Service of Northern Michigan (LSNM) is a non-profit organization which provides legal assistance in civil matters (non-criminal) to eligible low income persons. LSNM does not charge for its service. However, clients may be required to pay court costs if the Court does not grant a waiver of those costs. Applicants must meet LSNM's income and asset guidelines. Only persons who meet the income and asset guidelines can be considered for services.

  Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors      1-800-347-5297

        This service offers free telephone advice for persons over age 60 and, depending on your income, possibly Pro Bono or reduced fee referrals to private attorneys.

  Area Court Information

 46th Circuit Court serving Crawford, Kalkaska and Otsego Counties- http://www.circuit46.org/

 23rd Circuit Court serving Iosco County- http://iosco.m33access.com/circuitcourt.htm

 23rd Circuit Court serving Alcona and Oscoda County- http://www.oscodacountymi.com/Circuit%20Court.html

 26th Circuit Court serving Alpena and Montmorency County- http://www.alpenacounty.org/circuit%20court.html

 89th District and 53rd Circuit serving Cheboygan and Presque Isle Counties http://www.cheboygancounty.net/courts-and-law-enforcement/


Supreme Court Administration Office

Community Dispute Resolution Program (CDRP)
The following centers provide conciliation, mediation, and other forms of dispute resolution pursuant to 1988 PA 260, the Community Dispute Resolution Act.

http://courts.mi.gov/administration/scao/officesprograms/odr/pages/default.aspx

Map- SCAO highlight county- center comes up 

http://courts.mi.gov/Administration/SCAO/OfficesPrograms/ODR/Pages/Find-a-Mediation-Center.aspx

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Annette Wells,
Jul 27, 2012, 10:19 AM
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Annette Wells,
Jul 27, 2012, 9:41 AM