Legal

Citizenship

There is information pertaining to becoming a U.S. citizenavailable from Minneapolis Legal Aide. www.LawHelpMN.org or www.midmnlegal.org

 

Getting Child Support Metro Office: Mid Minnesota Legal Assistance; 430 First Avenue North, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1780; 612-332-1441. Information on all the state offices is listed on this site. This particular fact sheet requires a little bit of exploring. www.midmnlegal.org

 

LawHelp Minnesota

Information for low income Minnesotans to solve civil legal problems. The website is available in English and Spanish with services in several other languages and can help you answer to legal questions, find a legal aid office and get court information. Topics include issues related to housing, education, public benefits, family and juveniles, employment and others. There is also a wide variety of important Fact Sheets, such “MFIP for Parents Under Age 18,” “Unemployment Benefits,” “Becoming a US Citizen,” “Public Benefits for Non-citizens” and “Guardianships and Conservatorship.” The website has links to several publications regarding domestic violence, such as: “How Do I Apply for Immigration Benefits as a Battered Spouse or Child” (from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) These documentscan be accessed by going to: www.LawHelpMN.org, then click on Immigration/Immigrants, then click on Battered Women / Domestic Violence

Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC)

MDLC is a statewide project of the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis. It addresses the unique needs of people with disabilities in Minnesota and provides legal assistance and advocacy on disability-related matters. Address: Minnesota Disability Law Center, 430 First Avenue North, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55401. Phone: 612-332-1441. http://www.lawhelp.org

The Fact sheets can be found at www.mylegalaid.org/mdlc/mdlc-publications

 

Minnesota Legal Services Coalition (MLSC)

Founded in 1981, The Minnesota Legal Services Coalition (MLSC) is an association of seven Minnesota regional legal services programs. Formed to enhance cooperation and coordination, MLSC supports the regional programs that help low-income Minnesotans with a broad range of civil legal matters. Minnesota Legal Services Coalition; Midtown Commons - Suite #101B; 2324 University Avenue West, St. Paul,MN 55114; Telephone: 651-228-9105 http://www.mnlegalservices.org

 

Minnesota Organizations Offering Pro Bono Services to Clients

From the American Bar Association Directory. Click on “find legal help” or use the interactivemap. http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/probono/directory.html

 

 

 

 

 

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