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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 in Disability Rights and How to...

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FAMILY LAW

Helping domestic violence survivors through the pandemic

Divorce, custody, and domestic violence cases are emotionally challenging in the best of times. COVID-19 has brought heightened concerns for safety and stable housing, making these family law cases more difficult and sometimes dangerous. Many of our clients face limited options as they try to keep themselves and their children...

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MINNESOTA DISABILITY LAW CENTER

Becoming an unintentional landlord during COVID-19

David Roberts* lives in a trailer in rural Minnesota. His friend Joann asked to stay in his home for a week before she went into treatment in early 2020. Roberts is four years sober and wanted to support her recovery, so he agreed that she could stay as long as...

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