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Legal Issues Regarding Disabilities


Articles & Publications Related to Legal Issues Concerning People with Disabilities: 

  • Access to Courts for People with Disabilities (9/19/16)
    The Michigan Supreme Court issued Administrative Order No. 2015-5 to ensure continued compliance in Michigan’s trial courts with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Michigan law requirements.  

  • Legal Guide for Newly Disabled and Disabled Seniors 
    If you find yourself in this population for the first time or are caring for a medically disabled senior that you love, here are some things you need to do to protect yourself, and your legal rights, in the days ahead.

  • Seeking Divorce During A Spouse's Disability (4/2014) 
    Michigan’s divorce statute, MCL 552.6, is silent as to whether a guardian or a conservator may file a divorce action on behalf of the ward. 


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