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