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Eva Kritzeck to receive the 2013 Bernard P. Becker Legal Service Staff Award

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 14, 2013

Congratulations to Eva Kritzeck who has been selected by the Minnesota State Bar Association to receive the 2013 Bernard P. Becker Legal Service Staff Award. Eva is a bi-lingual intake worker/ ...continue reading

Legal Aid Launches FairHousingMN.org

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 07, 2013

Today, Legal is launching a new online resource of information for housing providers, renters, cities, homeowners, public agencies and you! FairHousingMN.org is designed to help you answer important questions about fair housing and understand how you can help to further fair housing in your cities and neighborhoods.  Check it out today.

Stearns County Domestic Violence Court, a community partnership that includes Legal Aid’s St. Cloud

Legal Aid News | Posted on March 20, 2013

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New Grant Grant helps eligible low-income Minnesotans access health care coverage

Legal Aid News | Posted on March 12, 2013

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid awarded grant through the Blue Cross Foundation Grant helps eligible low-income Minnesotans access health care coverage St. Cloud, Minn. March 12, 2013 — The St. ...continue reading

More recognition for the Stearns County Domestic Violence Court

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 28, 2013

Stearns County Domestic Violence Court has received statewide recognition for the second time in two months. The domestic violence court focuses on the 30-40 felony offenders each year who are ...continue reading

William Mitchell Law Review includes an article about civil legal services in Minnesota

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 23, 2013

The most recent issue of the William Mitchell Law Review includes an article about civil legal services in Minnesota written by Ron Elwood, Supervising Attorney at the Legal Services Advocacy 
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Ron Elwood and Attorney General Lori Swanson discuss Proposed Debt Buyer Legislation on MPR

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 18, 2013

Ron Elwood, supervising attorney of LSAP, and Attorney General Lori Swanson discuss the Attorney General’s proposed legislation to protect consumers from unfair burdens placed on them by debt ...continue reading

Home Buyer Alert:  Contract for Deed

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 14, 2013

Legal Aid has been fighting hard to help those harmed by predatory contracts for deed. As early as 2009, we began seeing problems with the use of these contracts among low-income homeowners in areas ...continue reading

Award-Winning Stearns County Domestic Violence Partnership Continues to Garner Attention

Legal Aid News | Posted on December 20, 2012

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Relief Through the National Mortgage Settlement Now Available to Homeowners Through the Attorney Gen

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 28, 2012

In February, the federal government and 49 states reached a settlement with the nation’s five largest banks that, in part, required payment of approximately $1.5 billion to qualified borrowers ...continue reading