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Justice Buses bring on-the-spot legal help to neighborhoods across Minnesota.

Legal Aid is bringing attorneys and Wi-Fi-enabled legal resources to people in remote locations who otherwise would not have access to these services. Learn how Justice Buses are providing on-the-spot legal help to people in 20 Minnesota counties – one stop at a time. ...

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Minnesota Disability Law Center

Moving bureaucratic mountains just to get home

Alex Johnson*, a retired police officer and Ford Plant worker, has a spacer in his knee because of a failed surgery. Before the pandemic, he obtained a home modification loan to make his home easily accessible. He installed a ramp and modified the first...

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Minnesota Disability Law Center

Self-advocate fights for supports to finish college

James Lee is a baseball player and an Augsburg University student. He has been working toward a bachelor of science in physical education, and his goal is to eventually teach at a small-town elementary school in central or northern Minnesota. Lee has autism, ADHD...

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MINNESOTA DISABILITY LAW CENTER

Persistence pays off for family seeking disability benefits

AJ was born in Texas with spina bifida and a number of other health issues. His grandmother, Alfreida Connell, brought him to Minnesota soon after his birth in 2016. After multiple surgeries, he still wears braces on his legs. He has marked limitations...

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Community Partnerships

Legal Aid teams up with Promise Neighborhood to provide legal help

Learn how Legal Aid is making a difference in partnership with Promise Neighborhood, a community organization in central Minnesota that connects families with educational and economic opportunities....

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ST. CLOUD OFFICE

Representing our clients

Client Bonita Hampton explains how working with Supervising Attorney Karla Krueger helped her solve a variety of problems from financial difficulties to senior housing issues. Learn about the special bond of mutual respect and admiration they formed through the process....

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St. Cloud Office Senior Law Project

Senior takes action for herself and her community

Bette* has a compromising spinal injury. Her apartment’s exterior doors were too heavy to manage, and simple tasks like removing the trash were a dangerous undertaking. For the past year, Bette has been unable to safely exit her apartment building on her own. Trapped...

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Minnesota Disability Law Center

Fighting racial disparities in education

Marcus* is eleven years old. He loves to cook and has an excellent sense of humor. He’s patient and kind with younger kids and has terrific attention to detail and symmetry. Like many Black children in Minnesota, especially those with disabilities, Marcus’s school experiences...

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Housing Law

Defending tenants’ rights one household at a time

Stable housing has been critical for safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet Housing Court and services have been increasingly difficult for the general public to access. The Hennepin County housing market remains tight, and an eviction notice can put a family in serious jeopardy...

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