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Legal Info & Updates

Below is important info for our clients during the pandemic. It can change quickly. 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

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 – reviews and modifications

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

“Zoom court”: tips to prepare for and participate in video hearings.

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

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