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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

Somali immigrant family fights for tenant rights

Mohamed Mohamed came to Minnesota with a flawless rental history. When he and his large family moved into an apartment in St. Cloud, the landlord charged a deposit of $1,800. That seemed high, but Mohamed paid it, not knowing that $600 of that was a “high-risk fee.”“Unfortunately, it’s not an...

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FAMILY LAW

Domestic violence: A survivor’s story

Risa T. shares her story of coming to MMLA for legal representation related to domestic abuse and a bitter divorce and child custody battle. After a successful outcome, she created paintings to help with her healing....

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