Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Michigan

Date:

Statutes

Website for Statutes:

http://www.legislature.mi.gov

Citations:

  • Adoption: chapter 710
  • Child protection: chapters 722 (§§ 722.621 through 722.638), 752 (§§ 752.1061 through 752.1068)
  • Child welfare: chapters 712 (§§ 712.1 through 712.20), 722 (§§ 722.131 through 722.140, 722.161 through 722.163, 722.951 through 722.960)
  • Guardianship: chapter 722 (§§ 722.871 through 722.881)
  • Youth services: chapters 712 (§ 712A.2a); 722 (§§ 722.981 through 722.985; 722.1021 through 722.1031)
  • Indian child welfare: chapter 722 (§ 722.1104)

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

https://ars.apps.lara.state.mi.us/AdminCode/DeptBureauAdminCode?Department=Health%20and%20Human%20Services&Bureau=Childrens%20Services%20Agency 

Website for Agency Policies:

https://dhhs.michigan.gov/olmweb/ex/html/

Other Resources

Michigan Court Rules

Tribal codes available online: