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MPLP Newsletter - Summer 2006

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Issue 31 Summer 2006



Table of Contents

Elder Law

Family Law

Housing Law

Public Benefits Law



MPLP 2006 Events

MPLP 2006 Taskforces


E L D E R   L A W - Articles by Alison Hirschel , MPLP Elder Law Attorney

MDCH delays implementation of federal requirement that Medicaid beneficiaries provide proof of citizenship and identity and seeks ways to minimize harm

State announces selection of four Single Point of Entry sites in the state; Single Point of Entry legislation faces significant opposition and delays in the House of Representatives.

Elder Abuse Task Force Nears Completion of Final Report and Recommendations

Mike Head Named Director of the DCH Office of Long Term Care Supports and Services

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F A M I L Y   L A W - Articles by Rebecca Shiemke , MPLP Family Law Attorney

Recent Case Developments in Family Law

Recent Statutory Developments in Family Law

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 2005

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H O U S I N G   L A W - Articles by Jim Schaafsma, MPLP Housing Attorney

Using Section 1983 to enforce housing rights: more bad news from the 6th Circuit, but some good news from elsewhere, and some insight into Section 1983 litigation and jurisprudence

Legislation Introduced to Allow Section 515 Loan Repayment

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P U B L I C . B E N E F I T S . L A W
Articles by Lisa Ruby, MPLP Public Benefits Law Attorney

The Social Security Administration'¬ôs Disability Service Improvement: Final Rules and Implementation

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