Welcome to the Michigan Reentry Law Wiki, a collaborative effort by people involved in reentry in Michigan to provide relevant, current information on legal issues facing people with criminal records based on the manual: Providing Civil Legal Assistance to People with Criminal Convictions in Michigan produced by Legal Aid of West Michigan and hosted by the Michigan Poverty Law Program.
Overviews of Reentry and Collateral Consequences
Manuals & Overviews - Collateral Consequences in Michigan - Collateral Consequences in Other States - Legal Outlines & Training Materials - Policy Materials
Cleaning Up Criminal Records
Correcting Inaccurate Criminal Records - Deferrals and Dismissals for Specified Offenses - Getting Damages for Inaccurate Records - Expungement - Juvenile Records - Pardons - Removing Arrest Information That Did Not Result in Conviction
Employment & Licensing
Legal Overviews - Materials for Employers - Policy Reports & Recommendations - Occupational Licensing - Disparate Impact Claims Under Title VII - Sex Offender Restrictions - Parole and Probation Restrictions
- Restrictions for Specific Jobs: Accounting - Banking - Childcare - Education - Firefighters - Gaming - Government Employment and Government Contracting - Health Professionals - Insurance - Labor and Employee Benefits - Long-Term Care - Military Service - Security Guard and Private Security - Transportation
Children & Families of the Incarcerated - Child Support - Custody & Parenting Time - Parental Rights Termination - Parole & Probation Restrictions on Family Contact - Ability to be an Adoptive or Foster Parent
Public Benefits, Welfare & Medical Assistance
Applications & Forms - Overview of Public Benefits Lost Due to Criminal Record - Disability & Social Security After Incarceration - Losing Benefits Due to Warrants - Selective Service Registration - Medicaid, Medicare Health Care - Health Care While Incarcerated
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Civil Legal Aid Attorneys
Criminal Defense Attorneys
Prisoners and Returning Prisoners
This site has been developed with the generous support of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, the Michigan State Bar Foundation, and the Soros Justice Fellowship Program of the Open Society Institute. Funding for this project does not constitute an endorsement of any content or opinion expressed in it by any of these funders.