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Kent County Probate Court Records
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Kent County Probate Court Hearing Schedule
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Attorney General Legal Opinions
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Consumer Protection Guide
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Consumer Protection Information
The Michigan Attorney General's Office offers information about consumer issues, including scams, prevention tips, fraud alerts and updates, and a link to online complaint forms and instructions.
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Guardianship and Conservatorship Information
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Kent County Probate Court Adult Guardianships
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Kent County Probate Court Conservatorships
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Kent County Probate Court Mental Illness Hospitalization
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Kent County Probate Court Minor Guardianships
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Kent County Probate Court Name Changes
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Kent County Probate Court Wills and Estates
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Kent County Self-Help Information
The Legal Assistance Center provides legal research resources, forms, information, and links to community and online resources in the areas of family law, housing, consumer issues, small claims, estates, guardianships, and finding a lawyer.
Legal Information and Self-Help Resources
The State Bar of Michigan offers legal information by topic, including consumer, criminal, employment, immigration, probate, and family law. Additional links include how to find a lawyer, law library, and legal research assistance, and Michigan legal websites.
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Michigan Law Libraries
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Michigan Legal Help
Michigan Legal Help provides information on a variety of civil matters, including family law, abuse prevention and victim protection, consumer, housing, public benefits, employment, and estate and guardianship. Self-help resources include guides and articles by legal topic, forms, instructions, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Office of Dispute Resolution
Find information on alternative dispute resolution in Michigan, including the Community Dispute Resolution Program and a list of mediation centers by county.
Tribal Court Information
View information about Native American Tribal Courts in Michigan, with contacts and links to individual court websites.
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A Practical Guide to Hiring a Lawyer
View this publication from the State Bar of Michigan that helps the reader decide when it is necessary to hire a lawyer, and how to find and hire a lawyer.
Complaints Against Attorneys
The Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission offers information about the procedure for requesting an investigation of an attorney for misconduct.
Complaints Against Attorneys, Judges, and Court Personnel
View the procedure for filing a complaint against a Michigan attorney, judge, Friend of the Court, or other court personnel.
Complaints Against Judges
The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission offers information about the procedure for requesting an investigation of a judge for misconduct.
Directory of Free and Low-Cost Legal Services
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Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board offers online access to notices of discipline, disability, and reinstatement since October 1978 by attorney last name.
Find Legal Assistance
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Free and Low-Cost Legal Services Search
The State Bar of Michigan offers a search of legal service providers by type of service and county, with contact information and links to organizations' websites. These organizations provide free and low-cost legal services to low-income residents.
Kent County Lawyer Referral
The Grand Rapids Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service for a nominal fee, which includes an initial consultation with a lawyer.
Kent County Lawyers
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Lawyer Referral Services
The State Bar of Michigan offers a statewide lawyer referral service by phone or online request, and contact information for local lawyer referral services by county.
Forms and related information
Judge Complaint Form and Information
The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission provides instructions and a form to file a grievance against a judge.
Kent County Probate Court Forms
View and download Kent County Probate Court forms including guardianship and conservatorship.
Online Court Forms
View and download forms for various legal issues and general court procedure. Categories of available forms include, but are not limited to: civil, criminal, domestic relations, probate, juvenile, landlord/tenant, mental health, motor vehicle, name change, personal protection, and small claims. Forms are organized by subject and may be searched by form number or form name.