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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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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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Wells Fargo Pro Bono Eviction Prevention Project Launched

In August of 2020, Shaunie* broke her lease and moved her family to safety. With the help of a domestic violence advocate, she provided her landlord with the complete documentation that entitles a domestic violence victim to legally break a lease without penalty. Rather...

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Supporting the Rights and Self-Advocacy of Young Adults with Disabilities

Chloe Nicol is a self-advocate with disabilities who helps Legal Aid’s Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) spread the word to other youth with disabilities about their rights and the resources available to them. She has volunteered with the Mankato office, and was recently featured...

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Securing Access to Federal Stimulus Payments

In April of 2020, many people saw $1,200 pop up in their bank accounts as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) started distributing Economic Impact Payments (EIP). However, it wasn’t that easy for millions of people with low or no income who didn’t have a...

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