What is Legal Aid?
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Connect with One of the Four Legal Aid Programs in Missouri
There are four legal separate legal aid programs in Missouri. Click the following link to see which legal aid program serves your county.
Click on a logo below to go to a legal aid program's official website. You will be able to find more information on available services.
Featured Article - "Hot Weather Rule" - Utility Disconnections
The "Hot Weather" Rule prohibits a utility company from disconnecting gas or electric utility service that is necessary to operate home heating equipment (such as an air conditioner) due to nonpayment of a utility bill during times of extreme heat.
"Talk Justice" - LSC Sponsored Podcasts
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The Legal Services Corporation has developed a series of podcasts concerning civil legal aid. Each "Talk Justice" podcast will explore ways to expand access to justice and illustrate why it matters to the legal community, business, government and the general public.
How to Apply for Free Legal Aid
Why I Give to Legal Aid
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Safety Planning for Domestic Violence
The Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) has developed a "Safety" Plan checklist and safety tips for victims of domestic violence during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click on the following link to view LSSM's "Safety Plan" brochure.
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Understanding Missouri's Expungement Law
Individuals who committed certain crimes may have those offenses sealed under Missouri’s expungement law, lifting a huge stress off their shoulders and opening the door to potential opportunities. Click on image to read more.