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Reimbursement for Incarceration Expenses

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State Correctional Facility Reimbursement Act: MCL 800.401 et. seq.

Prisoner Reimbursement to the County Act: MCL 801.81 et. seq

Requirement that Parents Pay for Cost of Child’s Incarceration: MCL 712A.18(2)

Legal Overview

Levy: Tense Times: The Past, Present and Future of Prisoner Reimbursement

Sample Pleadings

Sample Answer to Suit for Collection of Costs of Incarceration (Please note that the statute has been amended since this answer was drafted.)

Cases Regarding Dischargeability in Bankruptcy of Debts for Child’s Incarceration

Charlevoix v. Erfourth, 126 B.R. 736 (W.D. Mich. 1991), Oakland v. Fralick, 215 B.R. 132 (W.D. Mich. 1997)

Visit your local law library or use an internet legal database to obtain copies of these cases.

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