Flint, MI asked in Employment Law for Michigan

Q: What are the legal consequences for an employee who houses a patient in their home that they are not related to?

I recently found out that an employee who works in a health center (located within a high school) currently has a student living in their home. There is not blood relation to the student and no legal documentation indicating the employee has guardianship or can care for the student. The student is a patient of the health center that the employee works at and provides services to the student. The student just turned 18 years old a couple months ago.

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: My first question is what does this have to do with you? If you are not the employee in question, or that person's employer, or this now adult, I'm not seeing a question. It's possible the employee has (had) a power of attorney signed by the student's parents. Of course now that the student is 18, even that's not necessary.

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