Non Federal Assistance
While I welcome the opportunity to serve you, as a federal legislator I only have jurisdiction over and can make inquiries on matters dealing with federal agencies. If your situation involves a state, local or legal issue, I cannot assist you directly. However, I will try to direct you to the appropriate place to handle your concern. For your convenience, below I have created a list of contacts for situation’s I cannot help with.
State Government Websites
Examples of state issues that my office is frequently contact about are:
For assistance with these issues, please take a look at the list I have compiled of the most frequently sought state government websites to help you locate the assistance you need.
As a federal legislator, I am precluded from any involvement with all legal and law enforcement matters. I am unable to become involved in court cases or legal issues such as: divorce cases, child custody cases, civil disputes, criminal trials, incarcerations, deportation proceedings or any matter before immigration courts. Additionally, I cannot act as an attorney or offer legal assistance in any way.
Below please find a list of legal resources my office is aware of:
State Bar of Michigan Lawyer Referral Service 1-800-968-0738
Legal Aid and Defender Association 1-877-964-4700
Elder Law of Michigan 1-866-400-9164