FAQs

Does this site provide legal advice?

No, we do not provide legal advice through this site.  We only provide legal information.  For additional information, please read the “Legal Disclaimer” link located at the bottom of the Home page. You may also contact the legal aid program in your area and submit an application for assistance.  However, you will have to qualify by income and/or legal problem.

Who posts articles to this site?

Articles may be posted from multiple sources.  Missouri legal aid staff and private attorney volunteers provide many of the articles.  Also, this website provides links to other federal, state and private organizations that provide legal information to the public.  If any article or link directs the user to another website it will be noted in the article summary in front of the link..  If you go to a link outside of this website you may return to this website by simply pressing the back button in your interent broswer.  Please note, all articles and sites must be approved by the Missouri Legal Aid Statewide Web Committee before it can be posted to this website.

How do I obtain legal assistance from one of the legal aid progams?

Go to the "Home" page of the website and click on the logo of the legal aid program in your area.  You will find information on how to apply for legal aid at that website.  Also, you may click on the "Office" button on the "Home" page.  You will go to a page that you can search the legal aid program in your area by the county you live in.

If I need any help with this site how can I request assistance?

If you need any help with this web site, please email us at info@lsosm.org.  We will respond to you as soon as possible.  Please note that we do not provide any legal advice by e-mail.

How do I make suggestions or comments about this website?

You may make suggestions or comments by submitting either to the following email address:  info@lsosm.org.

How do I get a legal information article posted to the site?

If you would like a legal article posted to the site, please email the the article you wish to add or the article to info@lsosm.org.  We prefer the article to be written in Microsoft Word as Word can be read in multiple foreign languages.  We will accept an adobe document or a link to another site.  If you have a graphic you would like added to an article, please submit it in a .jpg format.  Please note, that we only accept articles or sites that provide legal information not just general information on a subject.

Any site or article must be approved before it can be posted by the Missouri Legal Aid Statewide Web Committee.