Missouri Legal Services

Legal aid programs providing free legal help to the low-income and disadvantaged in Missouri


Types of Free Legal Assistance Provided

Get Legal Aid

Apply for legal aid at the legal aid program that serves your county.  You can apply by telephone or online with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Legal Services of Southern Missouri, or the Legal Aid of Western Missouri.

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Missouri Tenant Help

Many persons served by legal aid programs in Missouri may be facing eviction and are unable to get an attorney.  Sadly, we do not have the resources to serve all those who seek our help.

We are providing a link to the https://motenanthelp.org can help self-represented persons defend themselves  The website can produce a document which a tenant can file with the court where their eviction is pending. Additionally, the website has tons of helpful information about evictions.

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20 Jan 2024


Legal Services of Southern Missouri Appoints New Executive Director

With a long-standing history of supporting civil legal rights, the organization…

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10 Jan 2024


LSC has Awarded Funds for Development of Statewide Websites

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) has awarded a grant of $314,140 to the…

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29 Aug 2024

SMBA Clean Slate "Expungement" Clinic

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Springfield, Missouri

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