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View Resource Gale Legal Forms

Copies of actual forms and documents in Word format are provided to help users with their legal or business needs. Continuously updated to reflect current state laws, Also includes a law digest, legal questions and answers, and an attorney directory.  Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.  It is important to note that not all Michigan courts may accept the legal forms contained i...

http://www.galesupport.com/migeoipcheck/migeoipcheck-gale.ph...
View Resource Google Scholar

Allows for simple keyword searching for cases across numerous state appellate and federal courts.  Click the radio button for "Cases."  

http://scholar.google.com
View Resource Handbook of Legal Terms

Provides definitions of commonly-used legal words and phrases in Michigan law.  

https://mjieducation.mi.gov/documents/resources-for-trial-co...
View Resource How To Research A Legal Problem: A Guide For Non-Lawyers

A free, informative guide to help non-lawyers find legal rules that can resolve or prevent conflict with minimal legal jargon and basic legal resources.

http://www.aallnet.org/products/pub_how_to.asp
View Resource Legal Information Institute

A gateway for free legal information from numerous U.S. jurisdictions. Includes “WEX,” an online legal dictionary and encyclopedia.

http://www.law.cornell.edu
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