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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Ensuring clients get their stimulus checks

Low-Income Tax Clinic

The CARES Act, signed into law in March of 2020, includes “economic impact payments” to most U.S. residents with a Social Security number who made less than $75,000 per year. The payments went first to those who had a 2019 or 2020 tax refund deposited electronically in their accounts. Many...

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Senior Law Project

100-year-old resident fights improper eviction

Sophia Grujin moved from Cincinnati to be closer to her daughter Vera. She was 90 years old, so the move was a big adjustment. After three years of trying to find a suitable place, Sophia settled into an assisted living facility and lived there for seven years. Notice of Eviction...

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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 Indoors “I got hit by the...

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