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Legal Info & Updates

Below is important information for our clients. Check this page frequently for updates.

Benefits, Income Security, & Filing Taxes

Criminal Record Expungement

Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program – a benefit to help people afford internet service at home. Learn more and apply for EBB.

Filing Income Tax Returns

         – IRS Resources for Taxpayers, 2022

         – 2022 Tax Filing Tips

Learn about the Child Tax Credit (from the University of Michigan)

Child Tax Credit expansion – added benefits as of July 1, 2021

Social Security – problems with benefits?

More info: visit the Social Security Administration’s websiteFrequently Asked Questions page, and COVID updates.

Student Loans 

Child Support

Child Support FAQs

Evictions & Housing

COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA):

CERA funds available for qualifying tenants who need help with rent and utilities due to COVID-related hardship.

CERA tenant application (English)

CERA tenant application (Spanish)

More Info & Updates

Tips for going to court by yourself, including virtual (or “Zoom”) hearings

Visit Michigan Legal Help for self-help resources on many legal topics, and COVID updates.

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