Legal Information

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

ACLU Website Michigan office: 313-578-6800 National organization that works to protest First Amendment rights, including freedom of speech, association and assembly, freedom of the press and freedom of religion. Also defends your right to protection against unlawful discrimination, your right to due process under the law and your right to privacy.

Center for Civil Justice

Helps with problems with governmental programs and services Telephone Intake Only Health Help Line (810) 238-8053 Food Stamp Eligibility Help Line (800) 481-4989 Hours: 9:00a-5:00p Monday-Friday 436 S. Saginaw St. Flint, MI 48502 (810)244-8044 800-724-7441

Community Resolution Center

CRC Website Provides trained mediators (neutral third parties) to facilitate a meeting between two people who have a legal dispute. Mediators are not judges. They do not decide who is wrong or right. Instead, they help the parties involved to come to an agreed upon resolution to their dispute without going to court. Fees – [...]

Crime Victims Division-Juvenile Justice System

The Crime Victims’ Services Division is designed to help crime victims return to their normal way of life, while offering guidance through the criminal justice system. We are here to assist you. Please bring your questions and problems to us at the Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office. Crime Victim’s Services Division at (810) 257-3493 CVD Website

Genesee County Defender Program

8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm, M-F Provides attorneys for defendants in criminal cases who can not otherwise afford an attorney. 630 S Saginaw St. Flint, MI 48502 (810)257-3484

Genesee County Juvenile Probation

630 South Saginaw Street, Flint, MI 48502 (810) 257-3540 ‎ Genesee County Probation Beach Street Flint, MI 48502 (810) 257-3524 GCJP Website

Genesee County Probate Court Juvenile Division

8:00am-4:00pm, M-F Has jurisdiction over children under 17, who have violated the law, are truant from school, desert their home without sufficient cause, or are neglected. Other areas are: emancipation of minors, abuse cases (physical, mental, sexual), guardianship, adoptions, and involuntary hospitalization of mentally ill persons. 900 S Saginaw St. Flint, MI 48502 (810)257-3510

Juvenile Section

Flint Police Department 9:00am-4:00pm, M-F Has jurisdiction over children and young people under 17 who have violated the law. 210 E Fifth St., Flint, MI 48502 (810)237-6820

Lawyer Referral Service

Genesee County Bar Association 9:00am-Noon, 1:00pm-5:00pm, M-TH 9:00am-4:00pm, F Local attorneys provide a 30-minute consultation for a fee of $30. Call for information and an appointment. 315 E. Court St., Flint, MI 48502 (810)232-6000

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan

Free non-criminal legal assistance for low-income people Hours: 9:00a-7:00p Monday; 9:00a-5:00p Tuesday-Friday; *Later hours by appointment 436 S. Saginaw St. Flint, MI 48502 (810) 234-2621