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What's New at the Library

What's New At the Library


The William Booth
Legal Aid Clinic

The Salvation Army William Booth Legal Aid Clinic
offers qualifying low income individuals free legal assistance for issues related to Expungement, Landlord/Tenant, and Driver License Restoration.
Slots are limited.
Arrive early. First come, first served.
March 31, April 28,
June 30, July 28
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
For further information,
please call (248) 858-0012

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Michigan Legal Help --
It's Not Just for Divorce!

Michigan Legal Help provides a wealth of online information for handling simple civil legal matters. While the MLH website doesn't cover all areas of law, it's adding more information, all the time. Within Michigan Legal Help, you can learn about a specific area of the law and the "toolkits" to help you prepare yourself for court. Some legal forms are completed automatically once you answer simple questions.
Some Examples of MLH Toolkits
  • Petition and Order for Personal
    Protection Order (Nondomestic)
  • Answer to Eviction Complaint
  • Objection to Garnishment
  • Application to Set Aside Conviction
  • Name Change Forms
  • Waiver/Suspension of Fees and Costs

Free Legal Aid Clinics

Free Legal Aid Clinics

Legal Aid Clinics
The Library hosts three legal aid clinics
for the public to come and consult with an
attorney or law student.
March 4 & 18 2015
from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
March 5, 12, 19, 26 2015
from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
March 31
from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Registration for the clinics is
done on-site at the Law Library
on the day of the clinic.

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Monday through Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.