Michigan Legal Help

Michigan Legal Help is for people who are handling their legal problems without a lawyer. It can help you learn about your legal problems, including special education and guardianship, and get ready for court. There are many Do-It-Yourself tools to help you create court forms.
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Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc.

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) is the independent, private, nonprofit organization designated by the governor of the State of Michigan to advocate and protect the legal rights of people with disabilities in Michigan. MPAS services include information and referral, short-term assistance, selected individual and legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring, and training.
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Hispanic Center of Western Michigan

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, a non-profit organization serving the needs of the Latino and broader community, strives to provide an avenue for education and openness to promote discussion of the distinctions and values of different nationalities and cultures.
They focus on the common thread that unites all people: a desire for understanding and respecting our differences. The way they do this is by advocating for the dignity of every individual, providing access to services that create equity, and investing in relationships within community, to ensure that the services continue to impact lives.
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El Centro Hispano del Oeste de Michigan, una organización sin fines de lucro que existe para responder a las necesidades de la comunidad latina y demás comunidades afines, esforzan por proveer una vía de acceso para la educación que promueva el diálogo sobre las diferencias y valores de las diversas nacionalidades y culturas. El Centro también se enfoca en el común denominador que une a todas las personas: el deseo por la comprensión y el respeto de nuestras diferencias. Creen que esta experiencia humana en común nos conecta a todos.
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Family Alliance for Change

Family Alliance for Change (FAFC) Resource Hub is a parent-driven program that supports, educates and empowers parents and caregivers of children with mental health challenges in Wayne County.
The core services provided by FAFC are:
Parent Support Partners
A Legal Self-Help Center
Referrals to help families meet many different needs
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College Accessibility for Visually Impaired Students

The College Accessibility for Visually Impaired Students addresses visually impaired college students' most common concerns, including: School resources and legal rights as a student with a disability, Scholarships available only to blind and visually impaired students; Assistive technologies for students with visual impairments.
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10 Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Planning For A Loved One With Special Needs

A 2014 guide from the Academy of Special Needs Planners. Information on the most common mistakes made by family members when doing estate planning when they have a loved one with special health care needs. The information in this guide should not be considered legal advice. While they strive to provide as detailed, reliable and understandable legal information as possible in the Guides, it cannot substitute for an attorney applying the law and years of experience to a particular client situation. Readers are urged to use the Guide as background material and to consult with an experienced attorney before taking action.
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Michigan Alliance for Families

A statewide resource to connect families of children with disabilities to resources to help improve their children's education. Can assist you in knowing your rights, effectively communicating your child's needs, and advising how to help them develop and learn. Their Parent Mentors can assist you in navigating the educational system and are knowledgeable about state and local resources.
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Es un recurso estatal para conectar a las familias de los niños con discapacidad a los recursos para ayudar a mejorar la educación de sus hijos. Le puede ayudar en el conocimiento de sus derechos, efectivamente comunicar las necesidades de su hijo, y aconsejar cómo ayudar a desarrollar y aprender. Los Padres Mentores le puede ayudar en la navegación por el sistema educativo y están bien informados acerca de los recursos estatales y locales.


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Eastern Upper Peninsula Community Dispute Resolution Center

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Community (EUP) Dispute Resolution Center offers citizens of Chippewa, Luce and Mackinac Counties the opportunity to mediate disagreements, determine their own solutions, and resolve differences using a process that is respectful and educational. The EUP is an alternative to the court process. The EUP mediates any on-violent dispute including but not limited to Special Education/School Truancy, Parenting Time, Landlord/Tenant, Adult Guardianship, Child Protection, Small Claims and any disputes involving the needs of parents and children.