As the COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) crisis has caused major disruptions in everyday life, Student Legal Services wants students to be aware of updates as it affects their legal matters. This page is dedicated to updates and resource links relevant to the COVID-19 crisis. Please continue to check out our website for continued updates as the crisis continues. Stay safe and stay healthy.
- Current Executive Orders from the Office of the Governor
- District Court Status
- Michigan State University Updates and Resources
- Unemployment Resources
Current Executive Orders from Office of the Governor (State of Michigan)
- The Governor's Office has issued multiple executive orders, directives, and answers to frequently asked questions as to the COVID-19 crisis, which can be found at michigan.gov/coronavirus.
District Courts of Ingham County
- The 54A, 54B and 55th District Courts of Ingham County have temporarily suspended in-person court matters, until further notice, please see the following notices from 54A District Court and 54B District Court.
- If you receiving a citation or are arrested during this time, contact the court by phone or online as directed at each court's respective website:
- If you have a warrant out of 54B District Court, you can address it by filling out and submitting the "Request for Recall of Bench Warrant Form" to the 54B District Court.
- If you have previously had a matter scheduled with the court during this time period, it has likely been rescheduled by the court. Make sure that your contact information with the court is updated to ensure that you receive notices of any rescheduled matters, notices, or other relevant information.
Michigan State University Updates
- Michigan State University updates as to COVID-19 can be found at the Michigan State University COVID-19 Updates page.
- Further resources for students can be found at Michigan State University Student Affairs and Services Resources page.
- Student Legal Services does not give advice as to unemployment applications and eligibility. You may find assistance by contacting your State Representative's Office and you can find information from Michigan Legal Help which has information as to "Applying for Unemployment" and "Unemployment Benefits and COVID-19".