State Bar of Michigan

COVID-19 Rapid Response

Streamlined, Easy Assistance from Michigan Attorneys

Need help with a legal issue related to COVID-19? Michigan lawyers are here for you.

If you need help with legal matters related to COVID-19, call (800) 968-0738. The State Bar of Michigan will refer you to a lawyer who has agreed to promptly provide legal services for certain areas of practice, including a 25-minute consultation at no charge.

What services are available?

Through the COVID-19 Rapid Response Helpline, Michiganders can get help with legal services related to the following areas:

  • Estate/Disability Planning
  • Guardianship
  • Custody and Parenting Time Issues
  • Garnishment Defense and Other Consumer Matters
  • Labor and Employment
  • Unemployment

Attorneys involved in the initiative have agreed to contact clients within four hours of receiving a referral (Referrals received after 3:00 p.m. may be responded to no later than 10:00 a.m. the following day). They will also provide consultation to a referred caller of up to 25 minutes at no charge.

Who’s eligible to receive services?

The COVID-19 Rapid Response Helpline is available to anyone looking for streamlined legal services related to the pandemic. This is not a pro bono initiative, so there are no income limitations. If you are a frontline pandemic responder, please click here to see the services available to you for free through our Frontline Responders Legal Helpline.

If you’re an attorney and you’d like to join the COVID-19 Rapid Response Helpline, please click here.

Our COVID-19 Rapid Response Helpline is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday-Friday. If you are not able to call during those hours, please fill out the form below and we will contact you on the next business day.